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Eduardo von Ristow

Partner | Executive Search

Operational Area: UK, United States, Ireland

eristow[at]neumannexecutive.com

Eduardo von Ristow is a seasoned executive in the life sciences, FMCG and energy sectors, with extensive experience in business development, service innovation, new product development, and strategy. Eduardo excels at bridging commercial viability, technical feasibility, and complex stakeholder relationships to solve clients’ problems and drive growth.

Under Eduardo’s leadership, numerous consultancy projects have achieved significant results for clients ranging from start-ups to global corporations across North America, Europe, Asia, and LATAM. Within life sciences, his expertise spans multiple therapeutic areas, including orthopaedics, cardiology, oncology, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, ostomy, and wound care. Eduardo has led high-impact projects that assess the impact of emerging technologies and market dynamics, developing comprehensive strategies for multi-million-dollar corporate initiatives.

Before joining Neumann Executive, Eduardo managed and mentored multidisciplinary teams, led large-scale projects, and developed innovative frameworks and digital tools to enable change and growth. Recently, Eduardo has focused on applying AI and Natural Language Processing (NLP) solutions to streamline market research data processing and leading strategic initiatives in cell and gene therapy and digital health.

As a Partner at Neumann Executive, Eduardo leverages his comprehensive consulting experience to assist clients in effectively navigating their business strategies. With a deep understanding of industry dynamics and emerging trends, Eduardo translates his consulting experience into leadership search by identifying and recruiting top-tier executives who can drive innovation and growth. His approach ensures that the leadership talent aligns with the strategic goals and cultural values of the client organizations. Eduardo’s ability to bridge commercial viability with technical feasibility allows him to identify candidates who not only fit the desired profile but also have the vision and capability to lead transformative initiatives.

On his free time, Eduardo is an avid cyclist and maker. He creates everything from furniture to electronic circuits – and a lot of bikes! He was one of the founders of the first makerspace in Latin America, when living in Rio de JaneiroWhen the UK weather permits, Eduardo jumps on a chance to ride some trails.  

Recent Projects Overview

Early-Stage Investment Framework: Developed a framework and digital tools for a global pharmaceutical company to evaluate and select early-stage investment opportunities. This initiative enabled the client to build a robust pipeline and reverse a multi-million-dollar loss in their innovation program. 

Orthopaedics Initiative: Led a multi-national orthopaedics client initiative to assess the impact of emerging therapeutics, telemedicine, intelligent implants, and robotic-assisted surgery. Designed a comprehensive strategy to spearhead multi-million-dollar corporate development and R&D initiatives. 

Emerging Technologies Assessment:  Delivered a significant project over five months assessing the impacts of emerging technologies and digital trends in diabetes, ostomy, and wound care. Provided value propositions, business cases, and strategies covering R&D and M&A for the next three years. 

Due Diligence Projects: Delivered 18 due diligence projects over 24 months on MedTech and digital solutions for a pharmaceutical client, covering EUR 45M in potential deals. Worked closely with the client to refine their investment strategy and value proposition. 

Connected Device Development: Managed the development of a connected device that improves the quality of life for Parkinson’s patients, now sold in the US, EU, and South Korea. 

 

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