Practice Group: Life Science & Healthcare
The Talentor Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice has cultivated strong partnerships with a diverse range of clients, encompassing top-tier multinationals, burgeoning start-ups, as well as esteemed hospitals and clinics. Our unwavering dedication lies in consistently delivering and bolstering the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector through the identification and recruitment of top-tier leadership talent. Our seasoned Executive Search consultants bring together a profound comprehension of industry dynamics and trends, coupled with extensive experience in executing high-level Executive Search mandates.
#1 Health Care
The healthcare sector is witnessing significant growth driven by demographic shifts and unfortunately, an increasingly unhealthy lifestyle among society.
The healthcare industry is undergoing profound waves of transformation, reshaping both care delivery and consumer engagement. Healthcare providers are under pressure to enhance care quality and outcomes while optimizing efficiencies, necessitating integrated delivery systems and innovative organizational approaches. The surge in private healthcare capital, venture investments, and similar funding sources is heightening competition for lucrative exits and deals.
In response to these dynamic shifts, healthcare organizations require robust structures, strategies, and visionary leadership capable of navigating disruptions and capitalizing on emerging opportunities.
Our expertise in attracting the right leadership and management skills in the healthcare sector have a proven track record.
of driving tangible results. Whether your goal is establishing job competencies and incentives, or cultivating and evaluating an executive leadership pipeline, we are equipped to support your success.
#2 Life Science
Life sciences companies have always been at the forefront of scientific and technological advances, but they are not immune to disruption. In addition to the development of patient-centered models and increasing global competition, pharmaceutical companies face increasing pressure from payers and regulators.
In these turbulent times, only agile organizations with determined leaders can be successful. Sticking to traditional methods risks stifling innovation and falling behind. Strategic foresight and the ability to deal with complexity are essential for survival.
Our dedicated life sciences consultants help develop talent solutions to address the industry's unique challenges. We specialize in identifying, attracting and retaining visionary leaders who not only deliver results today but are poised to capitalize on tomorrow's opportunities.
The focused areas of specialisation
- Consumer Health, OTC & Nutraceuticals
- Contract Services: Clinical, Development & Manufacturing
- Environmental health
- Food science
- Health Technology
- Laboratories & Laboratory Services
- Medical Devices & Diagnostics
Our experience and projects:
- Chief Executive Officer, Chief Finance Officer, Chief Information Officer, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Director of Market Access, Chief Quality Officer, Global Executive Medical Director, CHief Nursing Officer
- Medical Director, Head of Clinical, Head of Medical Affairs, Clinical Project Manager, Research Manager, Operations Manager, Marekt Access Lead, Clinical Sales Representative, Lead Clinical Scientist
- QUALITY / REGULATORY / PRODUCTION:
- Head of Quality Assurance, Head of Quality Operations, Head of Health & Safety, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Head of Production, Head of Assay Development, Head of Formulation Development
- SALES / MARKETING:
- Marketing Director, Sales Director, Director Commercial Operations, Head of Key Account Management, Senior Product Manager, Business Development Manager, Head of Sales
- Head of Marketing, Head of Communications, Head of HR, Head of Sponsor-& Partnership, Head of Digital Business & Transformation, Business Development Manager (national/global), Senior Consultant
Over two decades, Annie has worked with a wide range of clients, from local emerging start-ups to global Fortune 500 companies, and she has built a reputation for delivering top-tier talent.
Annie’s industry expertise spans a wide range of sub-segments within healthcare and life sciences, including hospitals and health systems, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, medical devices and diagnostics, healthcare technologies and digital, health information systems, healthcare payers and insurers, and private equity-backed healthcare companies.
Annie’s methodology for executive search is rooted in a deep understanding of the industries she serves, combined with a rigorous and data-driven approach to candidate assessment. Her approach is characterized by a focus on building long-term relationships with clients and candidates alike, providing ongoing support and guidance throughout the recruitment process.
At the C-suite level, Annie has worked with clients to identify and recruit top-tier executives for CEO, COO, CFO, CHRO, CMO, CNO and other senior leadership positions. At the VP and director levels, she has worked with clients to recruit executives who are skilled at managing teams and driving success in their respective functional areas, such as finance, sales, marketing, operations, medical, market access, regulatory, communication and supply chain.
Annie has a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Park University in the USA and a Bachelor’s degree in European Business from the Centre d’Etudes Supérieures Européennes de Management in France and the UK.
Nina Sattlegger (Saurer)
Nina Sattlegger heads the Executive Search competence area for Life Science & Healthcare at Talentor Austria. Together with her dedicated team, she focuses on the search and selection of executives and key personnel in the life science and healthcare industries.
Working in human resources consulting since 2014, she has been responsible for the widest variety of executive search mandates and personnel development projects, with a focus on the fields of life sciences industry, FMCG/consumer, publishing and Big 4 consulting (both domestic and international). Nina always has her eyes-on-the-prize of the best fit for everyone involved.
She completed her studies in health and nursing sciences as well as business administration in the Austrian city of Graz, and had a residency in Asia. She is additionally trained in labour law, has certifications for a variety of potential analyses and speaks fluent German and English.
Clients and candidates appreciate her professional expertise and the nature of her working style, which is characterized by dedication, a focus on solutions and reliability.
“Sometimes all that’s needed to see clearly is a change of view.” (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
Sabrina joined Talentor China in 2020.Previously she spent 12 years in TEAMS Design, a leading product strategy design studio from Germany. She builds her in-depth understanding and expertise in business management from working through many different fields – administration, finance, project controlling, talent acquisition and development.
Having seen a company starting up from scratch and turned into a big success, Sabrina believes that good business is relying on a team of high-performing talents. She is passionate about placing the right person (there is no “good” or “bad”, but just “right”) to the right position. That passion leads her to join Talentor China team.
Pritul has more than 15 years experience across various industries like Plastics, IT and recruitments. He was the General Manager at INX Executive Search Pvt. Ltd; heading recruitment projects for clients like FedEx, Star TV, Standard Chartered bank, CNBC, INX Media, INX News, etc.
Pío Iglesias has more than 15 years of experience in positions of responsibility and management of family businesses in the financial, commercial, organisational, management control and human resources areas.
In recent years he contributed this experience through professional practice as an interim manager specialised in the preparation and implementation of viability plans, management control systems or financial, fiscal and asset management of organisations and companies. As a result of his experience as an interim manager, he decided to found Servitalent, a company of which he is currently a partner and through which he carries out his activity. Well-positioned in the national market as a reference in the implementation of MaaS (management as a service), thanks to the work he currently performs as President of AIME (Interim Management Association of Spain) of which he is one of its founders. He has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Navarra, an MBA from IE Business School, as well as another postgraduate training comprising the Advanced Course in Management Control from the IESIDE Business Institute and the Program in Internationalisation of SMEs from the University of Santiago de Compostela.
Gianluca obtained a Degree in Business and Economics while working at a management consultancy in a business administrative role. All his subsequent professional experiences have a common element: being focused on entrepreneurship and innovation. In 1996, Gianluca launched an online platform for buying new motor vehicles, an early version and precursor of the modern car configurator systems.
In 1999, Gianluca decided to develop his business skills, working as an account manager for Experian.
The following year, he joined MCS and up to 2005, he held several roles, with increasing responsibilities, in Milan and Rome. That year he became Senior Consultant in charge of the Milan branch. In 2006, Gianluca became an MCS partner and a director. He took responsibility for MCS’ business development, in particular with the scope of expanding its range of services. Gianluca now leads the Group, and, alongside the business development, he is being focussed on the business management of the Group’s consultancy projects, specializing in medium-sized businesses in Italy and public administration.
Cara Otahal is a consultant for life sciences and healthcare at Talentor Austria, whose prior professional experience involves several years working in human resources consulting for the worlds of industry, IT, real estate and the energy sector.
Cara is a business psychologist with a focus on market and advertising psychology. She speaks fluent German and English, and also has basic Italian and French language skills.
“We can’t change the wind, but we can set the sail differently.” (Aristoteles)
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