New Offices in Frankfurt and Berlin


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    Global Life Sciences search specialist, Coulter Partners is pleased to announce the appointments of Anne-Monika Dürk as Executive Vice President, Thomas Pilz as Research Associate and Ronja Lindenberg as Executive Assistant in their new Frankfurt offices. Dr. Christoph Themel, Principal moves from London to Berlin to further develop business worldwide and in particular in the German speaking region.

    I am delighted to welcome Anne-Monika and her team with their considerable global experience. Their specialist knowledge of the German market complements Christoph’s areas of expertise and consolidates our strengths in some key growth areas,” says CEO, Bianca Coulter of these appointments.

    Anne-Monika Dürk

    Monika_Durk_FaceAnne-Monika heads the Frankfurt team for Coulter Partners, with a focus on senior level international assignments across a broad range of functions in the Medical Technology, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotech sectors. Drawing on an extensive track record in Manufacturing, and Marketing and Sales roles, Anne-Monika has more than a decade of experience in Life Sciences executive search.

    Anne-Monika was Managing Partner with Signium International, which she joined in 2012, following 10 years as Executive Search Consultant with Eric Salmon & Partners. She has additional executive search experience in the consumer goods, chemicals, cosmetics, food and agricultural industries and spent several years in academic research before embarking on search.

    Dr Christoph Themel

    Christoph_Themel_FaceWith a strong emphasis on senior commercial, Medical, Clinical Development and Research roles globally, Christoph has an outstanding track record in search across the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical sectors. He has recently successfully completed over 15 searches in the DACH region including Corporate VP Respiratory Medicine and Business Unit Head, Oncology for a German pharma company, and is currently helping to build the Executive Management team of a privately owned biotech organization in the region. A PhD and German native speaker with fluent English, he has over ten years in Life Sciences executive search and joined Coulter Partners in 2012.

    Thomas Pilz

    Thomas_Pilz_FaceThomas joins Coulter Partners with three years’ experience in international executive search, focused primarily on Life Sciences. He is working on board and senior level research assignments across a broad spectrum of the industry from VC backed to big pharmaceutical companies. He has considerable expertise in senior level research, project management and operations. Fluent in German, English and Spanish, Thomas worked closely with Anne-Monika at Signium International, before joining Coulter Partners.

    Ronja Lindenberg

    Ronja_Lindenberg_FaceRonja has been appointed in a supporting role to maximize the effectiveness of the whole German team, managing multiple projects and co-ordinating all phases of search assignments. Ronja also worked closely with Anne-Monika for 5 years before joining Coulter Partners, at Signium International and Eric Salmon and Partners. She has had an extensive background in administration since 2009.