Lemongrass* Communications is a Zurich-based advisory boutique specializing in strategic communications.

The six owner-partners are seasoned communications specialists with complementary skills and backgrounds. Thanks to management experience gained in corporate life and running businesses of our own, we know what matters to the people who make decisions

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Karin Rhomberg
Co-owner and founding partner
Cornelia Schmid
Co-owner and founding partner
Peter Hartmeier
Co-owner and Partner
Hans-Peter Wäfler
Andreas Hildenbrand
Caroline Scherb
Co-owner and partner
Barbara A. Heller
Of Counsel
Katrin Hueber
Office Manager & PR Assistant
Gabriela Mattes


Success in the market depends on the ability to interact skillfully in a complex stakeholder environment. A good reputation gives organizations greater flexibility and easier access to key resources such as clients, talent and capital.


Lemongrass provides critical analysis and the appropriate communications solutions for every situation. We combine clear strategic objectives with an outstanding network and the skills and experience to deal with any business situation.


In the ranking of PR agencies published annually by the magazine "Schweizer Journalist", Lemongrass Communications has ranked among the top three agencies since 2009 and was "PR Agency of the Year" eight times including in 2019.



  • Our areas of specialization:
  • Positioning companies, organizations and leaders

  • Advisory services for crisis situations, litigation and corporate projects

  • Financial, transaction-related and capital markets-related communications

  • Advisory services for the organization of communication set-ups and recruiting

  • Organization and moderation of business and political events

  • Advisory services and media relations support for organizers of sports and cultural events

  • PR for non-profit organizations

At Lemongrass all of our clients get individual and personal advice. Thanks to our small size and straight-forward set-up, we work efficiently and flexibly. We are highly motivated and fully committed.


Clients of Lemongrass include private and publicly listed companies based in Switzerland as well as subsidiaries of foreign multinationals. Our main points of contact are usually the CEO, the chairman of the board of directors and/or the chief communications officer. We also advise organizations and associations, as well as public figures from the worlds of business, politics, the arts and society. We are happy to provide references upon request.


Thanks to our partnership with Brunswick Group, a global communications firm, Lemongrass can get its clients in touch with the best people in the communications business on a worldwide basis – be it for a cross-border deal or an international communications project.
In Switzerland we work with Blossom Communication, a Geneva-based agency specialized in strategic, visual and digital communication. What’s more, we have a large international network of further experts as well as freelancers with whom we work on a regular basis.

For client projects in areas of specialization or markets,
in which Lemongrass does not consider itself an expert, we work with established partners.







Lemongrass Communication Ltd
Claridenstrasse 22
8002 Zurich
Phone +41 44 202 5200
Fax +41 44 202 5267