Thorsten “Thor” Kirmes (45) is the founder of KIRMES GmbH & Co. KG, a Sonic Branding Agency based in Euskirchen and Cologne. For the past 18 years, the KIRMES team has been working with 100+ high-profile clients (e.g., Hard Rock Café, Volkswagen, Coca-Cola). For more than 17 years, KIRMES has also managed the career of multi-platinum artist Christina Stuermer. For the past ten years, KIRMES has also been involved in personal brand management and developed careers of a number of national and international artists (e.g., Multi-Platinum Artist Christina Stuermer In addition to his work as a publisher and editor in chief of A&B – Germany’s first trade publication on audio branding) he also hosts the podcast „Inside the Music Business“ and shares his knowledge as a guest lecturer at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Venlo, Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen, and the Fresenius University of Applied Science in Cologne.
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