Nils Hopmann co-leads the firm’s Healthcare Sector. He devises global strategies for healthcare clients across pharma, medtec and health services as well as for private equity clients around the world. Nils leverages his deep understanding of global markets and trends and his extensive experience across all regions to develop customized solutions and provide targeted firm resources to international businesses with complex challenges (succession planning, board evaluation and M&A, for instance). Nils has worked in several countries throughout his career, including China and Germany. He is currently based in New York.
Recent Client Experience
Nils' recent assignments in the Healthcare Sector include R&D board recruitment for one of the leading global medtech companies, several senior regional commercial and marketing profiles for pharmaceutical companies, the CEO of a leading international CMO and general managers for specialized medtech firms. Furthermore, Nils partners with many global private equity firms, supporting them in their recruitment and in their leadership and succession/assessment needs pre- and post-deal.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Nils was a member of the management team at GE Healthcare International, where he was a regional general manager in Europe. He was also involved in acquisitions and the integration processes that followed. Before that, he served as managing director for GE's former IT Solutions Europe business and held several leadership roles in sales, services and internal consulting, gaining Six Sigma experience along the way.
Nils received his Diplomkaufmann, equivalent to an M.B.A., from the University of Passau. He is fluent in English and German and has a working knowledge of French.
Private Equity, Healthcare, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Pharmaceuticals, Human Resources Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Assessment, Board & CEO Advisory Partners