Michael Ade joins Pedersen & Partners’ Life Sciences Team as a Client Partner

May 3, 2021 – Munich, Germany – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes Michael Ade as a Client Partner to its global Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice.

Michael Ade is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners and has been based in Germany since May 2021. Following a 14-year international career in the Life Sciences industry, Mr. Ade has been working in Executive Search for almost 15 years, with his expertise in conducting searches for C-Suite level executive and senior management roles in R&D, commercial, and General Management functions for companies in the Biotech, MedTech, and Pharmaceutical industry. He has a strong track record of successful placements across Europe. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Ade was a Senior Partner with two international specialist search firms, specialising in Life Sciences. He previously worked in senior and international positions in Business Development and Marketing at Ingenium Pharmaceuticals GmbH and Boehringer Ingelheim.

Guido Borman

“Drawing from his deep understanding of critical issues in the Life Sciences sector, Michael has built a reputation for tireless commitment to client service and superior execution, serving organisations which are conscious about increasing their strength and reducing their management risk. I look forward to working with him as we continue to build our Life Sciences Practice Group,” said Guido Bormann, Partner at Pedersen & Partners.

Michael Ade

“The Life Sciences market has been drastically reshaped by new therapies and global dynamics in light of the pandemic. Leaders who understand and steer their teams while applying critical business and technology skill sets will continue to be in high demand. I am excited to help our global and regional clients unlock value in their talent and transform their businesses,” added Michael Ade, Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners.


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