Jan-Peter Heldt leads the European Medical Technology Practice and is a member of the global Life Sciences Practice. He specializes in senior executive and board director searches across all medical technology sectors in Europe. He has more than 20 years of international work experience with life science companies throughout Europe and the United States.
Deep background in medical technology
> Prior to joining Spencer Stuart Jan-Peter served as president and CEO of Simpirica Spine, a U.S.-based venture-backed medical technology company.
> He has spent most of his career in a variety of commercial, marketing, general management and European leadership roles with Stryker Corporation, where he served as vice president and general manager of Stryker Orthopedics Europe. His experiences further include commercial and international roles at Baxter International and Johnson & Johnson.
> He began his career in the pharmaceuticals industry in the sales and marketing division of Eli Lilly and Company.
Jan-Peter holds a Master of Science in pharmacology from Utrecht University, as well as an MBA from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Returning to the Netherlands after a career living and working throughout Europe and the United States, he is fluent in Dutch, German and English, with conversational skill in French and Spanish.