Dr. Goetz von Kalckreuth, a Managing Partner of RSVP GROUP, has developed a broad understanding of the international healthcare business over a number of years; his search experience covers assignments for key corporate functions including Research and Development, Business Development, Marketing & Sales, Board level functions, and senior Human Resources functions.
Early in his career in 1992, he entered into industry and worked more than 14 years in leading positions for renowned pharmaceutical companies.
His first position was with Les Laboratoires Servier in Paris, where his career developed over a period of six years, eventually becoming General Manager, Austria, based in Vienna. He subsequently joined the global biotech company, Serono, as Regional General Manager for Central Eastern Europe; he was based in Prague, then moved to the regional headquarters in Switzerland, where he gained wider strategic responsibility for emerging markets. In 2002, he was appointed Serono’s Regional Vice President, Northern Europe, based in London, and was responsible for all commercial operations in nine countries.
Prior to joining RSVP GROUP in 2009, Dr. von Kalckreuth was a Partner with the Global Life Science Practice of Whitehead Mann, an international executive search firm in London.
Dr. von Kalckreuth studied medicine in Aachen (Germany) and Durban (South Africa), completed a PhD, and gained a board certification in pediatrics from the University of Bonn (Germany). In addition to German, he speaks English and French.