Executive Management

David Mercier

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Founder & Executive Chairman

David is the founder and executive chairman of STRAMMER. STRAMMER was created in 2008 to provide dedicated coaching/mentoring and recruitment internationally in the life sciences industry. He is also a board member of invivox and a network partner at EIT Health. Paris

Philippe Laroche

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Philippe has over 25 years of experience in the medical field and has worked for reputable industry leaders. He has excelled at each position he has held – from sales & marketing representative to EMEA vice president S&M. Due to Philipe’s professional background; he has acquired extensive knowledge of the medical market structure, decision-makers, and influential networks.   Paris

EMEA Executive Recruiting

Sylvia Malisic

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Client Partner Life Sciences Start-up – EMEA

Sylvia is an executive search expert with 17 years of experience in the life sciences sector. As business partner top management, she provides in-depth expertise, filing C-suite executive roles. Before joining STRAMMER in 2014 as the international director of life sciences, Sylvia worked as a senior consultant at HTI for over 12 years. Paris


Kahina Senhadj

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Managing Director France, UK, Italy & Nordics

Kahina joined STRAMMER 1 year after its founding; she began as an international researcher and quickly worked her way up to consultant in the healthcare industry. Kahina has overseen the Benelux region and is now the country manager of France. Paris


Teresa Toro Estrada  Lien Linkedin
Managing Director Iberia & Middle East

Teresa is an executive search consultant specializing in life sciences. She has over 20 years of experience as a recruiter and has worked in many headhunting companies (Gil Casares, Executive Search: Insearch, Alliance Search, and STRAMMER). Teresa holds a law degree from the University of Sevilla University, master’s of HR, and has completed a Leadership Superior Program. Madrid

Alex Duchemin

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Managing Director Benelux, DACH & Eastern Europe

Alex joined STRAMMER in 2013; he is educated in business. He has extensive multi-cultural experience and has worked within many STRAMMER affiliates (Belgium, France, and Spain). Alex participated in creating the Southern European business before working his way to managing our offices in Belgium, DACH, and Eastern Europe. Brussels

France, UK, Italy & Nordics

Claire Chevalier

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Client Partner Medical Device – France

Claire has more than 10 years of experience in health recruitment and expert consulting in Medtech. As the client partner for medical devices in France, she manages a team of 3 consultants and 5 researchers. Claire also participated in the creation of STRAMMER in 2008 with David Mercier. Paris

Claire Bisiaux

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Client Partner Life Sciences

Claire is a lawyer by training; she has 10 years of experience in international talent mobility & recruitment. Claire’s multi-cultural background has led her to specialize in EMEA client development. Claire participated in several public health projects with international organizations. Here she found that she truly had a passion for innovation and channeled that into international talent and business development; Paris

Yves Roguez

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International Life Sciences Consultant

Yves has over 20 years of experience in life sciences. For 12 years, he managed for companies such as Medtronic, Ipsen, and Nestle. In these companies, he focused on the management of sales teals in the medical device industry and the molecular sector. Yves specializes in gastroenterology, cardiology, and oncology. He is also an expert in sales and negotiation in hospital settings. Paris

Sara Aoun

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Sara joined STRAMMER in 2020; she began her professional career as an international researcher and has worked her way up to principal. She manages research teams in France, the UK, Italy, and the Nordics. Today, Sara collaborates with the production team launching strategies for the search. Paris

Djamel Bouhadjer

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Djamel joined STRAMMER in 2022; he studied HR Management and Sociology at university. Djamel joined Thales, where he held positions in recruitment and training before moving to the healthcare industry, first within LEEM and after at Medicen Paris Region Competitiveness Cluster, where he managed HR services for start-ups and SMEs. Djamel joined STRAMMER after an enriching experience at the University of Sorbonne as the talent innovation manager of the health engineering institute. Paris

Merwan Ménégady

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After graduating from a business school, including 5 years of work-study as a Sales Representative, Merwan decided to move into the world of recruitment. He spent two and a half years as a recruitment expert in the Audit and Accounting fields. He chose to join the STRAMMER to put his technical and human skills to good use.​ Paris

Philippe Champaud

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Strategic Advice Partner

Philippe has over 30 years of experience in medical devices, including Boston scientific and stryker, in strategic and operational marketing, BU, and R&D positions (EMEA and international director). He specializes in market development and professional coaching for individuals and executive teams. Philippe has extensive experience in leading multi-functional and multicultural teams. Paris

Céline Genty  Lien Linkedin
Strategic Advice Partner

Executive Coach/Mentor. IFOD, Wave, Process Com. Celine has 30 years of experience in Life Sciences from start-ups to large multinationals, including 20 years in management positions such as Managing Director in Medical Devices & Pharma and an EMEA strategic role for J&J/Janssen. Céline has a strong knowledge of digital organizations set up. She is also an expert in Business Model Transformation & Change Management. Paris

Jean-Philippe Charron

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Strategic Advice Partner

Jean-Philippe is an executive certified Coach with 25 years of experience in sales, management, and HR, including 18 years in Life Sciences and 7 as a personal coach for French media, SME’s, VLE’s and CAC40. Process Com trainer. He has been a transition manager since 2010 with expertise in change management, strategic action plans, individual mentoring, sales teams skills reinforcement, HR missions (recruitments, compensation policies, skills. Paris

Sarah-Line Attlan

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Strategic Advice Partner

Sarah-line is a digital transformation consultant; Sarah-Line assists individuals and companies with their digital issues. Through her personal entrepreneurial experiences, she has developed an expertise in digital by implementing her acquisition strategies. ​Paris

Gilles Launay

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Strategic Advice Partner

Gilles has worked for 25 years in the Life Sciences industry and has expertise in Sales & Marketing. Certified mentor and trainer specializing in professional assessments, sales techniques (digital, key account approach, and negotiation), and coaching managers in their performance and leadership. J&J – Teleflex – Boston Scientific Paris

Diane Fourage

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Strategic Advice Partner

A psychologist by training, Diane has 20 years’ experience in Assessment Centres, RPS, Recruitment, Internal Mobility, Talent Detection and Assessment. She has also held general HR positions in various industries within companies and consulting firms. Her assessment tools certifications allowed her to implement assessment departments within numerous entities. Today, Diane oversees coordinating and developing STRAMMER’s Assessment Department. Paris

Benelux, DACH & Eastern Europe

Karolina Sikora

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Client Partner

Karolina joined STRAMMER in 2018 as an international researcher with education in clinical psychology. She worked with the top and middle management teams, supporting international recruitment projects in different sectors focusing on the medical devices industry. In 2019 she began working as a life sciences consultant. Brussels

Marc Trinel

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Marc joined STRAMMER in 2020 as a Business Developer, supporting Strammer’s growth on the Benelux area. He then moved to the position of researcher and step by step made his way to become Principal. He managed various Middle Management recruitment projects across different regions: Benelux, DACH and Nordics. His area of expertise is Medical Devices. Brussels

Vesela Doncheva

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International Life Sciences Consultant

Graduate in engineering and management, Vesela spent the last 4 years in recruitment for middle and top-level management for the Belgian market in engineering, healthcare and life sciences. Previously focused on developing training for Belgian general practitioners. She joined Strammer in 2022 in the field of strategic advisory for businesses in healthcare and life sciences. Brussels

Iberia & Middle East

Barbara Gambus

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Client Partner

Barbara has been working at Strammer since 2015. She specializes in the life sciences field. She started as an executive researcher and worked her way up to middle management consultant in science and innovation for the Southern European region. Barcelona

Marta Feria

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EMEA Business Support

Marta has 2 years of talent acquisition and management experience in different sectors. She started working at STRAMMER in 2019 as a middle management consultant, science, and innovation for the Iberian region in Madrid. Madrid

 Natalia Cosío del Río

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International Life Sciences Consultant

Natalia has a degree in law and international relations. She began at STRAMMER as an international researcher in Barcelona. Natalia worked her way up to the role of international consultant in Madrid. She is involved in talent acquisition projects and talent management training related to IT tools. Before that, she has worked in corporate law. Madrid

Rosa Urtubi

Rosa Urtubi  Lien Linkedin
Strategic Advice Partner

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

Santiago Ramos Bordajandi

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Strategic Advice Partner

Santiago has 20 years of experience in life science, international business global leadership. He specializes in financial, commercial, and senior executive roles within corporate and executive management consulting. He is seasoned in successful building and leading multicultural and multi-functional organizations (designing and implementing corporate strategic, international expansions, and go-to-market strategies in the Americas, EU, EEMAI, and EPAC). Spain