Martin F. Holm


Office Location: Copenhagen

Phone: +45 33 377600

Martin F. Holm is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Copenhagen office and a member of the global Healthcare & Life Sciences, Industrial, and Private Equity practices.

Martin specializes in senior executive search and leadership advisory services across a broad set of industries, with deep expertise in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical technology, diagnostics, healthcare technology and services, and industrial biotechnology. He advises clients of all sizes and ownership structures in building their leadership teams across the full functional spectrum including global corporations, private equity firms, and privately held businesses. With particular expertise in commercial leadership functions, he is also a member of the firm's global Marketing, Sales & Strategy Officers Practice.

Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Martin was a consultant and strategic advisor working with blue-chip listed, founder-led, private equity and venture capital companies. Previously, he worked at a global executive search firm as a partner in the life sciences practice. In his operating career, Martin held senior leadership positions with some of the world’s leading life sciences companies within medical device technology and pharmaceuticals. He has extensive global experience and has lived in Europe, the US and Latin America, serving as both regional head in EMEA and in Latin America, managing director and in various commercial headquarters leadership positions.


Martin holds a MSc in economics from the Copenhagen Business School. In 2013, he completed the Stanford Executive Program at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He is fluent in English, Danish, the Scandinavian languages, Portuguese and is proficient in Spanish.