Coco’s career has taken her from her first position as a graphic designer at the age of 19 to various roles as Art & Creative Director at global advertising agencies and now fulfilling her passion for film as an accomplished director. Her depth of knowledge has given her the understanding required to fulfil the needs and expectations of client and agency needs across various different industries. She has successfully managed projects in many industry sectors, working with international clients such as Wella in the fashion & beauty sector, lifestyle companies such as Averna and Opel in the automotive industry, which gave her an enormous wide range.
Coco became a full time director in 2001 and since then has shot more than 400 commercials and become a renowned international director.
Coco has a unique understanding of people and has the ability to motivate and create a team that is prepared to fully deliver the passion and vision that she brings to each of her projects. This has helped her work successfully across the globe having led teams in Argentina, Uruguay, South Africa, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Lebanon, Romania, Russia, Poland, Greece, Denmark, the UK and at home in Germany. Her on-set positivity extends to the front of camera team, she is very comfortable working with celebrities, being a mother gives her a great understanding of working with children and babies. She can direct models and street casts so that the full emotion and life reality of the shoot stories becomes very evident in her commercials.
Coco’s grounding in and enthusiasm for art direction has given her an acute eye for detail. She has many years of experience shooting high speed as well as spontaneous improvisation set up’s. Whilst Coco’s passion for food and cooking is evident in the wide range of commercials that she has directed in that field, she is equally enthusiastic and driven to deliver for all her clients who have included Averna, Bayer, Beiersdorf, Bepanthen, Bongrain, Bergader, Berentzen, Danone, Deutsche Telekom, Du Darfst, Dolormin, Darboven, eBay, Edding, Eilles, Ergo Versicherung, Ehrmann, Exquisa, Ferrero, Henkel, Hochland, Humana, Kiri, Kraft Food, Knorr, Lidl, Kellogg’s, Maggi, Mövenpick, Moulinex, Müllermilch, MSD Health, Nivea, Nestlé, Ravensburger, Sanofi, Schwartau, Storck, Stada, Tchibo, Teekanne, Toffifee, Volvic, WMF, Weight Watchers to name but a few.
Coco is married and currently lives with her husband and their two kids in Hamburg/Germany.