Pedersen & Partners expands its Life Sciences team by adding Guenther Niemeck as a Principal


August 23, 2019 – Vienna, Austria – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Guenther Niemeck as a Principal within its Life Sciences Practice Group.

Guenther Niemeck is a highly-skilled executive with an extensive medical background and a wide portfolio of successful searches in the medical and health, safety, security, and environment (HSSE) fields. His main areas of expertise include Healthcare, Medtech, Pharma, Biotech, and Life Sciences, having recruited a wide range of executives in such functional areas as: Health Economics, Market Access, Quality & Regulatory, Production, Scientific Research, Preclinical-/Clinical Development, Hospital Management Roles, Health Care IT Roles, Bioinformatics, etc. Over the course of his career, Guenther has served as Global Managing Partner within a Life Sciences global recruiting and executive search company, and Deputy Department Manager International Medical Services for OMV Oil & Gas. Moreover, Guenther has been volunteering for over 20 years for the Austrian Red Cross in a variety of health-related and other projects, and is currently the Head of a District Office.

“The Life Sciences, Pharma, Healthcare, and HealthTech sectors are currently undergoing dramatic transformation. To reflect this, we are constantly reinforcing and enhancing our Life Sciences Practice at Pedersen & Partners. Guenther’s educational and business background, his passion for this industry and his extensive portfolio of successful attraction, retention and talent management solutions will be a valuable contribution to the firm’s Life Sciences team and will assuredly help expand our practice in Europe and abroad,” stated Josef Buttinger the Country Manager for Austria at Pedersen & Partners.

“Life Sciences clients need executives with a multilateral background and the capability to transcend the confines of their training into sound business decisions, in order to drive their organisations forward in an evolving and shifting business and regulatory environment. The Pedersen & Partners Life Sciences global team has built a solid brand name and collegiate culture in the industry, and I look forward to continuing to service our healthcare clients to the highest possible degree,” added Guenther Niemeck, Principal at Pedersen & Partners.

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