Executive Management

David Mercier

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Founder & Executive Chairman

STRAMMER since 2008
With more than 20 years’ experience in the Life Sciences, David created STRAMMER to provide a global solution in Talent Acquisition and Coaching/Mentoring dedicated to the Life Sciences industry. He is now a Board Member of Invivox and a network Partner at EIT Health.
Paris

 Philippe Laroche

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CCO

STRAMMER since 2016
With over 25 years of experience in the Medical Field working for reputable multinational companies and after climbing the ladder with different positions – from Sales & Marketing representative up to EMEA Vice President S&M, he succeeded in acquiring a thorough knowledge of the Medical market structure, the decision makers, and the different influential networks.
Paris

Ronan Allain

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CFO

STRAMMER since 2012
Ronan joined STRAMMER in 2012 as a Business Developer. After Finance training at ESGF, he started as a Finance Business Partner for STRAMMER and worked his way up to become a Finance Manager. Today, he works close with the CEO and Executive team.
Paris

EMEA Strategic Client Partners

Michel Darnaud

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Strategic Client Partner & Special Advisor C-suite/ Board Practice

STRAMMER since 2017
Executive Coach/Mentor, Mozaik International, Wave, Process Com & TA.
40+ years’ experience in the Medtech Industry in Global & International senior positions: President LivaNova-Sorin Group, President Boston Scientific Europe, VP Baxter Europe. Former President and VP of Eucomed. Former Chairman of Xeltys. Chairman of Stentys, Board member at CorWave, Board Member at Aditlys, Senior advisor & Observer at Physidia, Advisor at Gimv.
Paris

François Guénot

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Strategic Client Partner

STRAMMER since 2013
Executive Coach / Mentor, Certified I.C.F.* Mozaik International, Process Com, Emotional Intelligence “E.Q.”, MBTI, TA/Organisation, Intelligence Collective “R. Dilts” & Wave. Over 35 years in the Life Science experience including 10 years at J&J company in management positions (General Manager Ethicon and CEO Middle East).
Paris

Bernard Chaminadour

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Strategic Client Partner

STRAMMER since 2017
Executive Coach / Mentor, Certified I.C.F. Mozaik International, Wave, Process Com & TA.
More than 33 years’ experience in the Medical Device industry in management positions (VP international Sales, Managing Director, Sales & Marketing,) at J&J company, Sulzer, 3M. Former Managing Director at DePuy Synthes, a J&J company.
Paris

EMEA Executive Recruiting

Claes Zackrisson

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Client Partner Pharma – EMEA

STRAMMER since 2017
Specialising in Life Science Executive Search across Europe for 15 years. Having started in Research and candidate identification he’s driven European projects and research within several organisations. Claes has a 360 understanding of attracting Top Talent to Clients across Europe. He has a broad and specific knowledge of the Pharmaceutical industry and functions from early discovery to late phase marketing.
Paris & London

Sylvia Malisic

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Client Partner Life Sciences Start-up – EMEA

STRAMMER since 2014
Executive Search Expert with more than 18 years’ experience in the Life Sciences field. Prior to joining STRAMMER in 2014 as International Director of Life Sciences, Sylvia worked as a Senior Consultant at HTI for over 12 years. Currently, she is providing deep expertise, filling C-suite executive roles.
Paris

Anne Sophie Nicolaï

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Client Partner Medical Device Europe

STRAMMER since 2008
Over 15 years experience in conducting international searches. Joined STRAMMER 11 years ago as a Partner and  opened the first affiliate in Switzerland. Today she acts as a Business Partner in Top Management. She is conducting senior level searches for medical devices and pharmaceutical clients.
Geneva

Countries

Kahina Senhadj

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Managing Director France, UK, Italy & Nordics

STRAMMER since 2010
Joined the company as an International Researcher and rapidly worked her way up to a fully-functional consultant position in the healthcare industry with a consistent growth for the last 8 years. Kahina was in charge of the Benelux region before becoming Country Manager France.
Paris

Tessa

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Managing Director Iberia & Middle East

STRAMMER since 2016
Teresa became an Executive Search Consultant specialising in Life Sciences after 20 years’ experience as a generalist Head Hunter in several companies (Gil Casares Executive Search; Insearch, Alliance Search & STRAMMER). She graduated from Sevilla University as Lawyer and she holds a master’s degree in HR and a Leadership Superior Programme.
Madrid

Alex Duchemin

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Managing Director Benelux, DACH & Eastern Europe

STRAMMER since 2013
Alex joined STRAMMER in 2013 with a French-Spanish background and a Business education. He had the opportunity to work within many STRAMMER affiliates (Belgium, France and Spain). Alex participated in the development of the Southern Europe business from scratch.
Brussels

France, UK, Italy & Nordics

Claire Chevalier

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Client Partner Medical Device – France

STRAMMER since 2008
14 years’ experience in health recruitment, consulting with expertise in Medtech. Claire participated in the creation of STRAMMER in 2008 with David Mercier. As Client Partner Medical Device for France, she is managing a team of 3 consultants and 5 researchers.
Paris

Jessica

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2015
More than 10 years’ experience in recruitment in the Life Sciences Industries. Prior to joining STRAMMER in 2015, she worked as headhunter for 2 years at Hudson. She then worked at Hays Life Sciences for 5 years as a consultant and manager in Life Science recruitment, which also included headhunting.
Hortense Duburcq

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2013
More than 6 years’ experience in consulting at STRAMMER (2013). Prior to that she worked at KelDoc as a sales representative and worked at LMDE as a commercial developer for 2 years.
Paris

Claire Bisiaux

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2019
Lawyer by training, Claire has 10 years’ experience in International Talent Mobility & Recruitment. Her multicultural background and international experiences have led her to specialise in EMEA Client development. She first approached Life Sciences in her former engagement on several Public Health projects with International Organisations and converted her passion for innovation into International Talent and Business Development.
Paris

Pierre-Edouard Wilmes

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2019
As an organisational psychologist and a proven track-record in Life Sciences, Pierre-Edouard is fully aware of the new challenges we face in modern recruitment. He joined STRAMMER’s French team in 2019 and is more than willing to share his knowledge with clients.
Paris

Aurore Berdah

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Strategic Client Partner

STRAMMER since 2016
Certified SOSIE, D5D, Wave, LJI (Leadership Judgement Indicator).
5 years’ experience in recruitment specialised in Life Sciences and for hospitals. Today, she joined the Talent Management & Outplacement at STRAMMER. Experience in assessment center
Paris

Benelux, DACH & Eastern Europe

Thomas Bonnet

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2019
Thomas developed a career in business and management which includes 3 years in Bangladesh as BU manager in the textile industry, then international purchase manager at HQ in France.
Prior to joining STRAMMER, he lived 4 years in Mexico where he worked as a Business developer and entrepreneur.
Brussels

Karolina Sikora

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2019
Joined STRAMMER in 2018 as an International Researcher with clinical psychology education. She worked with the Top and Middle Management teams, supporting international recruitment projects in different sectors with focus on the Medical Devices industry. In 2019 she started working as Consultant Life Sciences.
Brussels


Michael Ade  Lien Linkedin
International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2016
More than 20 years’ experience in international pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Prior to working for STRAMMER, Michael worked for life sciences firms in various commercial and leadership roles for a total of 15 years. Throughout his career, Michael has successfully placed executives in life sciences industries across Europe.
Frankfurt

Paul Soenen

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Strategic Client Partner

STRAMMER since 2018
Executive Coach. 30 years’ experience in Life Science – European level – in management positions with Covidien & Medtronic. Proven track record in strategy development, change management, business model innovation & successful strategy execution. Master’s degrees in law, Business Administration & Management. Former beMedTech President & Chairman of the board.
Brussels

Christophe Becquart

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Strategic Client Partner

STRAMMER since 2019
Executive Coach. I.C.F member, 360° Debrief Expert. +20 years’ experience in Life Science – Commercial and HR management positions (People Leader, Senior Leaders and Director) at Roche. Industrial Engineer from education, specialized in leadership skills building through professionnal coaching and team facilitation, improving the team dynamics to the sustainable performance.
Brussels

Iberia & Middle East

Barbara Gambus

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2015
Barbara has been working at STRAMMER since 2015, started as executive researcher and worked her way up to middle management consultant in Science & Innovation for the Southern Europe region. She is specialised in the Life Sciences field.
Barcelona

Marta Feria

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2019
2 years’ experience in Talent Acquisition and Talent management in different sectors. She started working at STRAMMER in 2019 as Middle Management Consultant, Science & Innovation for the Iberian region based in Madrid
Madrid

Fernanda Cantarell

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International Life Sciences Consultant

STRAMMER since 2016
4 years of experience in Human Resources. Today, she is in charge of Talent Acquisition and Talent Management projects in the Life Science Industry. She started working at STRAMMER in 2016 as a business developer, based in the Iberian region. Prior to that she worked for 6 months at Conitex Sonoco USA as a human resources assistant.
Barcelona

Rosa Urtubi

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Strategic Client Partner

STRAMMER since 2017
Certified I.C.F. , Wave, Process Com & TA. Six Sigma & Change Execution Management. ITC Strategic Planning. Neuroleadership i4 Assessment (i4Brain institute); PDD (Programa de desarrollo directivo IESE Business School). 32 years’ experience in Life Sciences including 10 years at MSD in management positions and 3 years as CEO at LET
Spain