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U.S. Commercial Service Germany

If your company needs export assistance, begin by contacting your local U.S. Commercial Service in the United States. Our trade professionals are in more than 100 locations nationwide and can help coordinate with our overseas offices.

European regional offices at Commerce Department headquarters in Washington, DC, support U.S. trade policy objectives in European and Eurasian markets and assist U.S. companies in resolving market access barriers and other concerns.

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Contact Us - Berlin

American Embassy
U.S. Commercial Service
Clayallee 170, 14191 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 8305-2940
(Commercial questions only, visa questions cannot be answered!)
Email: Office.Berlin@trade.gov

William Czajkowski
Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, Regional Senior Commercial Officer

John Fay
Commercial Counselor

Brittany Banta
Commercial Officer

Mathias Koeckeritz
Senior Commercial Specialist, Policy Advisor
Email: Mathias.Koeckeritz@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2950

Dr. Jana Dorband
Regional Senior Investment Specialist, SelectUSA
Email: Jana.Dorband@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2960

Sabrina Leipold
Commercial Specialist
Email: Sabrina.Leipold@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2910
Sectors: Franchising, Renewable Energy

Christin Mechler
Investment Specialist, SelectUSA
Email: Christin.Mechler@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2990

Claus Faltin
Technology Operations Manager & Social Media Germany
Email: Claus.Faltin@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2920

Sylvia Pfeffermann
Executive Assistant
Email: Sylvia.Pfeffermann@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2940

Steve Russell
Budget Analyst
Email: Steve.Russell@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2930

Amber Freier
Budget Analyst
Email: Amber.Freier@trade.gov
Phone: +49 30 8305 2980

Contact Us - Düsseldorf

Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Düsseldorf!

American Consulate General
U.S. Commercial Service
Willi-Becker-Allee 10, 40227 Düsseldorf
Phone: +49 211 737 767-0
Fax: + 49 211 737 767-67
Email: Office.Dusseldorf@trade.gov

Kirsten Hentschel
Head of the Commercial Section
Email: Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov
Phone: +49 211 737 767 30
Sectors: Advanced Materials (Ceramics, Industrial Chemicals, Composite Materials, Plastics, Resins), Chemical Production Machinery, Industrial Plastic Processing Production Equipment, Laboratory & Scientific Instruments, Process Controls Industrial

Klaus Jonas
Commercial Specialist
Email: Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov
Phone: +49 211 737 767 50
Sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Machine Tools & Metalworking Equipment, Robotics, General Industrial Equipment, Pumps, Laser, Materials Handling Machinery and Eq., Packaging Machinery & Eq. (non-food), Steel and non-ferrous Metals

Uta Kirst
Commercial Specialist
Email: Uta.Kirst@trade.gov
Phone: +49 211 737 767 80
Sectors: Medical Devices & Equipment, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Nutritional Supplements, Healthcare Services, Veterinary Equipment & Supplies, Dental Equipment & Services, Cosmetics, Apparel, Footwear, Jewelry

Sabine Winkels
Commercial Specialist
Email: Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov
Phone: +49 211 737 767 40
Sectors: Medical Devices & Equipment, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Nutritional Supplements, Healthcare Services, Veterinary Equipment & Supplies, Biotechnology, General Consumer/Household Goods, Equestrian Equipment & Accessories, Giftware (incl. Handicrafts), Hotel & Restaurant Equipment, Lawn/Garden Equipment, Tools (hand and power)

Contact Us - Frankfurt

American Consulate General
U.S. Commercial Service
Giessener Strasse 30, 60435 Frankfurt/Main
Phone: +49 69 7535-3120
Fax: +49 69 7535-3171
Email: Office.Frankfurt@trade.gov

Tobias Wester
Head of the Commercial Section
Email: Tobias.Wester@trade.gov
Phone: +49 69 7535 3159
Sectors: Audiovisual Equipment, Broadcasting, Computer Equipment, Entertainment, ICT sector, Musical Instruments, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Textile, Fabrics, Machinery and Products

Elizabeth Walsh
Commercial Specialist
Email: Elizabeth.Walsh@trade.gov
Phone: +49 69 7535 3167
Sectors: Travel & Tourism, Tourism Infrastructure Services

Ulrike Riegeler
Commercial Specialist
Email: Ulrike.Riegeler@trade.gov
Phone: +49 69 7535 3157
Sectors: Books, eBooks, Periodicals, Education & Training, Forestry/Woodworking Machinery
Intern-coordinator, ICP, GKS and IMC programs coordination

Michael Emde
Commercial Specialist
Email: Michael.Emde@trade.gov
Phone: +49 69 7535 3153
Sectors: Accounting Services, Financial Services, Insurance Services, Motorcycles & Accessories

Jutta Huth
Administrative/Budget Assistant
Email: Jutta.Huth@trade.gov
Phone: +49 69 7535-3120

Juventino Martin
Regional Export Control Officer, Regional Representative of the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
Phone: +49 170 1890148
Email: Juven.Martin@trade.gov

Christina Speer-Reinsch
Regional Export Control Specialist
Phone: +49 69 7535-3122
Email: Christina.Speer@trade.gov

Dina Hofmann
Regional Export Control Specialist
Phone: +49 69 7535-3150
Email: Dina.Hofmann@trade.gov

 

Contact Us - Munich

American Consulate General
U.S. Commercial Service
Königinstr. 5, 80539 München
Phone: +49 89 2888-748
Fax: +49 89 285261
Email: Office.Munich@trade.gov

Bettina Capurro
Head of the Commercial Section
Email: Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov
Phone: +49 89 2888-751
Sectors: Agricultural Equipment & Machinery, Smart Cities, Agricultural Chemicals & Services, Coal & Mining Industry Equipment, Electrical Power Systems, Industrial Cleaning Equipment/Services

Doris Groot
Commercial Specialist
Email: Doris.Groot@trade.gov
Phone: +49 89 2888-749
Sectors: Cyber Security, Industrial Software, Environmental Technologies, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Pet Food and Supplies  

Moritz von Holst
Commercial Specialist
Email: Moritz.Holst@trade.gov
Phone: +49 89 2888-754
Sectors: Aircraft & Parts, Airport & Ground Support Equipment, Aviation Services/Defense Equipment, Electronics Industrial Production & Test Equipment, Hunting & Sport Shooting Equipment, Major Projects

Felix Happe
Commercial Specialist
Email: Felix.Happe@trade.gov
Phone: +49 89 2888-752
Sectors: Automotive Parts & Services, Automobiles, Buses, Trucks & Vans, eMobility, Railroad Equipment & Services, Transportation Services

Kelly Smith-Glover
Commercial Specialist
Email: Kelly.Smith-Glover@trade.gov
Phone: +49 89 2888-769
Sectors: USA Travel & Tourism in Bavaria, Sporting Goods, Foods (Processed), Food Processing & Packaging Equipment, Toys & Games

Rita Nüsser
Administrative/Budget Assistant
Email: Rita.Nuesser@trade.gov
Phone: +49 89 2888-748

This is a complete list of our specialists by industry sector. Should your industry not be listed, please contact one of our offices for further assistance.

Consumer Products

Books, eBooks, Periodicals

Ulrike Riegeler

+49 (0)69-7535-3157
Ulrike.Riegeler@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Cosmetics

Uta Kirst

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Equestrian Goods / Equip.

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Fashion Accessories

Uta Kirst

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Films & Video

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Food (Processed)

Kelly Smith-Glover

+49 (0)89-2888-769
Kelly.Smith-Glover@trade.gov

Munich

Footwear

Uta Kirst

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov  

Düsseldorf

Furniture

Klaus Jonas

+49 (0)211-737-767-50
Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Giftware (incl. Handicraft)

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Household Consumer Goods

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Hunting & Sport shooting Equip.

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Jewelry

Uta Kirst

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Lawn / Garden Equipment

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Musical Instruments

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Pet Supplies/Pet Food

Doris Groot

+49 (0)89-2888-749
Doris.Groot@trade.gov

Munich

Photographic Eqpt. & Supplies

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Pleasure Boats & Accessories

Felix Happe

+49 (0)89-2888-752
Felix.Happe@trade.gov

Munich

Sporting Goods

Kelly Smith-Glover

+49 (0)89-2888-769
Kelly.Smith-Glover@trade.gov

Munich

Tools, Hand and Power (inc.DIY Prod)

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
sabine.winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Toys & Games

Kelly Smith-Glover

+49 (0)89-2888-769
Kelly.Smith-Glover@trade.gov

Munich

Industrial Products

A/C & Refrigeration Eqpt

Doris Groot

+49 (0)89-2888-749
Doris.Groot@trade.gov

Munich

Advanced Ceramics

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Agricultural Chemicals & Services

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Agricultural Eqpt. & Machinery

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Architectural / Construction / Engineering Services

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Chemicals, Industrial
(Raw Materials)

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Chemical Production Machinery

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Composites

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Electronic Components

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Electronics Industry Production & Test Equipment

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Food Processing & Packg. Eqpt.

Kelly Smith-Glover

+49 (0)89-2888-769
Kelly.Smith-Glover@trade.gov

Munich

General Industrial Equipment

Klaus Jonas

+49 (0)211-737-767-50
Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Hotel & Restaurant Eqpt.

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Industrial Cleaning Eqpt. & Supplies

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Laboratory & Scientific Instr.

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Laser/Photonics

Klaus Jonas

+49 (0)211-737-767-50
Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Machine Tools & Metalworking Eqpt.

Klaus Jonas

+49 (0)211-737-767-50
Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Materials Handling Machinery

Klaus Jonas

+49 (0)211-737-767-50
Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Mining Equipment

Bettina Cappuro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Oil & Gas Field Machinery & Services

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Packaging Machinery & Equipment (non-food)

Klaus Jonas

+49 (0)211-737-767-50
Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Photographic Eqpt. & Supplies

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Plastic Materials, Resins

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Plastic Processing Production Machinery

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Printing & Graphics Arts

Office Düsseldorf

+49 (0)211-737-767-0
office.dusseldorf@trade.gov  

Düsseldorf

Process Controls Industrial

Kirsten Hentschel

+49 (0)211-737-767-30
Kirsten.Hentschel@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Security & Safety Eqpt.

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst @trade.gov

Munich

Steel and non-ferrous metals

Klaus Jonas

+49 (0)211-737-767-50
Klaus.Jonas@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Services

Accounting Services

Michael Emde

+49 (0)69-7535-3153
Michael.Emde@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Aviation Services

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Computer Software & Services

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Educational & Training Services

Ulrike Riegeler

+49 (0)69-7535-3157
Ulrike.Riegeler@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Financial Services (Banking/Leasing)

Michael Emde

+49 (0)69-7535-3153
Michael.Emde@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Franchising

Sabrina Leipold

+49 (0)30-8305-1960
Sabrina.Leipold@trade.gov

Berlin

Insurance Services

Michael Emde

+49 (0)69-7535-3153
Michael.Emde@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Legal Services

Michael Emde

+49 (0)69-7535-3153
Michael.Emde@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Management Consultancy Services

Michael Emde

+49 (0)69-7535-3153
Michael.Emde@trade.gov

Frankfurt

USA Travel & Tourism

Elizabeth Walsh

+49 (0)69-7535-3167
Elizabeth.Walsh@trade.gov

Frankfurt

USA Travel & Tourism in Bavaria

Kelly Smith-Glover

+49 (0)89-2888-769
Kelly.Smith-Glover@trade.gov

Munich

Information Technology

Audio-Visual Equipment

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Computers and Peripherals

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Computer Software / Services

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Consumer Electronics

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

E-Commerce

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Electronic Components

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Industrial Software

Doris Groot

+49 (0)89-2888-749
Doris.Groot@trade.gov

Munich

IT Security

Doris Groot

+49 (0)89-2888-749
Doris.Groot@trade.gov

Munich

Telecommunications Services

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Telecommunications Equipment

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Medical

Biotechnology

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Dental Equipment

Uta Kirst

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Drugs & Pharmaceuticals

Uta Kirst

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Health Care Services

Uta Kirst

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Medical Equipment

Uta Kirst

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Nutritional Supplements

Uta Kirst

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Veterinary Eqpt./Supplies

Uta Kirst

Sabine Winkels

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov

+49 (0)211-737-767-40
Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov

Düsseldorf

Transportation

Aircraft & Parts

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Airport & Ground Support Eqpt.

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Automobiles/ Trucks/ Vans

Felix Happe

+49 (0)89 28 88 752
Felix.Happe@trade.gov

Munich

Automotive Parts & Services

Felix Happe

+49 (0)89 28 88 752
Felix.Happe@trade.gov

Munich

eMobility

Felix Happe

+49 (0)89 28 88 752
Felix.Happe@trade.gov

Munich

Motorcycles & Accessories

Michael Emde

+49 (0)69-7535-3153
Michael.Emde@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Port & Shipbuilding Eqpt. Felix Happe +49 (0)89-2888-752
Felix.Happe@trade.gov
Munich

Railroad Equipment & Services

Felix Happe

+49 (0)89 28 88 752
Felix.Happe@trade.gov

Munich

Transportation Services (non-aviation)

Felix Happe

+49 (0)69-7535-3153
Felix.Happe@trade.gov

Munich

Construction

Architectural/Constr./ Engineering Services

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Textiles

Apparel

Uta Kirst

+49 (0)211-737-767-80
Uta.Kirst@trade.gov 

Düsseldorf

Textile Fabrics

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Textile Machinery

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Textile Products

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Yarns and Fibers

Tobias Wester

+49 (0)69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Environment/Energy

Electrical Power Systems

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Energy & Power Generation

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Forestry/Woodworking Machinery

Ulrike Riegeler

+49 (0)69-7535-3157
Ulrike.Riegeler@trade.gov

Frankfurt

Pollution Control Eqpt. / Environmental Technologies

Doris Groot

+49 (0)89-2888-749
Doris.Groot@trade.gov

Munich

Smart Cities

Bettina Capurro

+49 (0)89-2888-751
Bettina.Capurro@trade.gov

Munich

Water Resource Equipment

Doris Groot

+49 (0)89-2888-749
Doris.Groot@trade.gov

Munich

Government

Defense Equipment

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Government Procurement

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich

Major Projects

Moritz von Holst

+49 (0)89-2888-754
Moritz.Holst@trade.gov

Munich