+++ Sourour Stanke takes on responsibility for Strategy,
Services, Media House, Market Communications Europe, China in the
Corporate Communication & Public Affairs division of the BMW
Munich. On 1 February, Sourour
Stanke (44) joined the core leadership team of Global
Corporate Communications, enriching the division with her vast
experience in communications and PR as well as her international background.
As head of the central department “Strategy, Services, Media
House, Market Communications Europe, China,” she reports directly
to Maximilian Schöberl, Senior Vice President of Corporate
Communication and Public Affairs.
Sourour Stanke has more than 20 years of leadership experience in
globally operating companies. Since 2017, she held the position of
Head of Corporate Communications & Government Affairs at
Giesecke+Devrient, where she led the global communication efforts,
political communication, and brand management, thereby significantly
shaping the overall transformation of the company into a global
security tech player.
The ability to navigate change, while balancing tradition and
modernity, has also defined her professional career in various
management positions at renowned companies such as Siemens AG and
With her appointment, Ms. Stanke brings new perspectives and
strategic approaches, tech-savviness, as well as valuable expertise in
market support and the development of innovative event formats, to the
communication work of the BMW Group.