Who we are

ACES Health Care is an International Consultancy, offering Executive Search and Specialist Recruitment to the Life Sciences industry. The company's founder and principal is Carl Metzdorff, a senior pharmaceutical executive with 20+ years of industry experience and 15 years in the area of pharmaceutical executive search.

Carl Metzdorff began his Career with the Royal Danish Air force in 1958, which he left in 1967 to join the pharmaceutical industry. Carl Metzdorff then held a number of positions in Sales and Marketing. He was Managing Director Searle Denmark after which he worked as European Director Government Affairs for Monsanto-Searle in Brussels prior to setting up his own consulting business in 1991. In July 1994 he became Equity Partner of ACES International and established ACES Health Care.

ACES Health Care operates from offices in Brussels and Basel with a supporting network of affiliate consultancies throughout Europe and North America. ACES Health Care is not engaged in mass recruiting; the company is a "boutique" rather than a factory. The objective is not to have a large number of clients but to work intensively with a few and to remain a significant partner in the recruitment of candidates for leading Life Science companies.