Dr. Andrea Sandmöller worked for ten years in both R&D and sales & marketing, in two start-up companies and in an established corporation in the life science / biotechnology industry. She studied biology, specialising in molecular- and microbiology at the Technical University of Stuttgart and the University of Marburg/Lahn. She completed her dissertation at the Institute for Molecular Biology and Tumour Research in the research group of Prof. Miguel Beato.
Since the beginning of 2003, Dr. Sandmöller has worked in recruitment consultancy, focussing on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
In 2013 she founded NotchDelta GmbH & Co. KG. She has also developed an international active recruitment & outplacement internet platform for the science and technology market; exclusively bringing together companies and candidates, who are explicitly looking to change, directly and confidentially. As Managing Director, she instigated a further development to this in 2014 through the establishment of NotchDelta Executive Search, primarily to deal with select assignments from the pharmaceutical and (bio-)technology industries.
Phone: +49 (0) 611 9625525
Dr. Astrid Bruynck studied biology at the universities of Stuttgart and Marburg, and completed a PhD in Immunology at Behringwerke Marburg. She then spent fourteen years in various specialist and managerial positions with international responsibilities, working for global life science corporations.
Dr. Bruynck moved into recruitment consultancy in 2007 as Associate Partner for a recruitment consultancy, specialising in the area of healthcare.
In 2014 Dr. Bruynck, together with Dr. Andrea Sandmoeller, cofounded NotchDelta Executive Search and has been Managing Director with her principle fields of activity in the life science, medical technology and diagnostic sectors.
Phone: +49 (0) 7665 9474843
Andrea Krohn-Hagen has studied health and socioeconomics and is a registered nurse, specialized in anesthesia and intensive care.
After having worked in clinics and in various organization levels for several years she has been engaged both in sales positions for renowned medical technology companies as well as in a consultative role for an IT-service provider to the HealthCare sector.
Andrea Krohn-Hagen is an expert in the HealthCare market, providing cross-functional advice. Her project management focus has been on the optimization of workflows including demand analysis and personnel consultancy. Since 2016 Andrea Krohn-Hagen has been a Partner at NotchDelta Executive Search, primarily dealing with assignment projects from the Medical Technology and HealthCare industry.
Phone: +49 (0) 3328 4444132
Pamela Spreu competed her studies of economics at the University of Heidelberg, and has worked in marketing and business development for several organizations in the IT, catering, and hotel business. Since 2006 she has been free-lancing as expert for business development, marketing, recruiting and professional health management for personnel/employer corporations and outplacement agencies, and also as coach for job candidates. In 2011 she successfully graduated as apprenticeship trainer, and joined the examination boards of IHK Frankfurt and Wiesbaden. Since 2016 Pamela Spreu is Partner at NotchDelta Executive Search, dealing with search assignments from the pharmaceutical, food and chemistry industry mainly.
Phone: +49 (0) 177 3371965
Personnel Consultant (Denmark area)
Anne Lene Ankjær was educated as a registered nurse from University College of Copenhagen in 1994 and has a M.Sc. Degree in Positive Psychology, received from Aarhus University in 2013, where she specialised on interventions releasing human potential and skills development.
She spent several years in sales & marketing positions in pharma and medical technology corporations until, in 2006, she became Associate Partner of a global recruitment consultancy.
In 2008 she founded Ankjaer Search & Select primarily dealing with recruiting and outplacement mandates from the pharmaceutical and medical technologies industries.
Since 2016 Anne Lene Ankjær has been associated international Partner of NotchDelta Executive Search besides her Copenhagen based own business. She brings expert recruiting knowledge in the functional areas of Quality & Regulatory Affairs as well as of Sales & Marketing.
Phone: +45 30 53 50 10
Dr. Peter Schwaighofer began his career as a civil servant in the field of social work in the province of Salzburg and worked, after his law studies at the University of Salzburg, more than 20 years as a recruiter, HR manager and training manager. His professional focus was on the electronic and mechanical engineering industries, as well as on NGOs.
Since 2009 he works as a freelance HR expert and interim manager in Germany and Austria and - after completing his MSc in Coaching at the European Systemic Business Academy at Vienna - as business coach.
Since 2016 Dr. Schwaighofer is partner of Notch Delta Executive Search with main emphasis on Engineering and NGOs.
Phone: +49 (0) 157 54172881
Personnel Consultant (USA area)
After completing his University Degree in Business Management, Ulrich Mueller spent 25 years in HR Leadership roles across a variety of industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences and Medical Devices, of which the last 10 years in the US. In 2015 he transitioned into Consulting and founded Lean HR Consulting to provide Executive Search with a core focus on US subsidiaries of German multi-national corporations. In addition to Executive Search he also helps clients solve critical leadership development, talent management and culture change needs as key enablers for future business growth.
Ulrich Mueller is a German native who has been living with his family near Denver, Colorado in the US since 2007. He joined NotchDelta Executive Search as an associated Partner in July 2017.
Phone: +1 (970) 233-8868
Media & Marketing Services
Fernando Bertolett graduated as a communications designer specialising in visual communication from Universidade Sao Marcos in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has lived in Germany since 1997. He further specialised in multimedia at the Media Design Academy in Munich; and in media & marketing at Steinbeis School of Management & Innovation as part of a business studies course.
Following his studies, Fernando Bertolett worked for over 10 years as Creative Director and Head of Digital & Online Marketing at various communication agencies. He managed national and international projects for large companies in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food & FMCG industries. His specialist area is the management of traditional and online marketing campaigns, web design and social media; as well as the development of strategic marketing instruments in the areas of print, web, video and social media.
Fernando Bertolett has worked as a consultant in IT, media & marketing at NotchDelta Executive Search since 2014.
Phone: +49 (0) 611 9625525
Personnel Consultant, Career Coach
Dr. Martin Stotz is business administration PhD graduate who has worked on a freelance basis since 1996; initially as a management consultant (M&A with a focus on small- and mid-sized companies), then for many years as a recruitment consultant specialising in healthcare companies.
He has been at Partner at NotchDelta Executive Search since 2014.
Phone: +49 (0) 176 78 03 15 01
Sales Training and Coaching
Dr. Silke Boeffel has more than 10 years’ experience in the life sciences markets. She studied biology at the Universities of Bochum and Tuebingen and, after her dissertation, moved into a sales role with one of the global players in Life Sciences. Within 8 years in various sales roles including the management of a European sales team, Dr. Boeffel gained substantial knowledge and insight into the life sciences, pharma and chemistry markets, working with startups, mid-sized companies and multinational corporations and obtaining vast experiences in recruiting, training and coaching of international sales teams.
Dr. Boeffel has been free-lancing as consultant for sales and marketing questions since 2013. She successfully finished her training as certified business coach in 2014.
Since 2015 Dr. Boeffel is a partner at NotchDelta Executive Search focusing on training and coaching of sales teams and individuals mainly in small and mid-sized companies.
Phone: +49 (0) 8121 2506980