Morten has a particular interest in the healthcare and life sciences industry where he has worked extensively on filling numerous local and international senior positions. This experience covers clients from almost every functional area and sub-part of the industry, from large pharmaceutical or medical device companies to small biotech companies and start-ups in the early stages of their lifecycle. Morten is exceptional at understanding each client’s unique business challenges, the diversity in needs, and the company cultures. Morten has distinctive experience with leadership assessments from several projects with international and Danish companies. All aspects that make him recognized as a dedicated business partner.
Before founding Venaris Executive Search, Morten spent more than 20 years working with executive search, and he has worked as a Partner in Stanton Chase International and in Compass HRG, heading the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice groups in Denmark and in the Nordics. Morten also has broad experience outside healthcare and life sciences, especially within consumer products/FMCG and IT/technology. Morten served as an Officer in the Danish Army (Army Logistics and Military Police) and took part in the NATO peacekeeping missions in Bosnia and Kosovo prior to his career in executive search.
Morten holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Organisation & Strategy) from Copenhagen Business School. He is married and the happy father of four children.