Martin Amann worked for the Schmidlin & Partner design agency for over 20 years. At the time it was one of Europe’s leading specialist agencies for packaging design and corporate identity. In 1990 Martin Amann became a majority stakeholder in Schmidlin & Partner AG and opened branches in Barcelona, Milan, Hamburg and Düsseldorf over the following years. In order to achieve a global presence – a market requirement at the time –Martin Amann sold his majority shareholding in 1997 to the Coleman Group in New York, which in turn merged with FutureBrand AG in 2000. In January 2004 Martin Amann opened the Amann & Partner AG agency in Reinach. The agency now employs 11 people and works for customers like Aurora, Dr. Oetker, Lindt & Sprüngli, Henkel throughout Europe, Hochland, Zweifel and many more.