Arjen “AJ” Ravenhorst joined ZRG Partners in January 2016 as a Managing Director in our Geneva, Switzerland, office to reinforce our Life Sciences practice. AJ has nearly 20 years of executive search experience in Life Sciences, especially in Medical Devices. He has become an expert in providing organizational solutions through identifying, attracting, and securing the best available candidates.
AJ has successfully conducted mandates in over 20 different countries spanning Europe, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. He speaks fluent English, French, German, and Dutch.
Prior to joining ZRG, AJ spent the last nine years as Owner/Managing Director of Pyramid International SA, a specialized retained search boutique focused on Medical Devices. Before founding Pyramid International, he spent nine years with a niche recruiter in Switzerland.
In his early career, AJ worked in London, England, in Sales, Marketing, and HR for a variety of businesses, including a startup venture. The broad exposure proved to be an excellent preparation for a career in Executive Search.
AJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Newport University in the Netherlands.
Hobbies and Interests
He is an avid golfer, plays the drums, and enjoys his morning march.