About us – our story
The Execruit team brings an unparalleled expertise and passion to address your Life Sciences talent acquisition and development needs.
Established and developed in Switzerland, we at Execruit have a focused mission to deliver high expertise-based laser-sharp matches between the top talent and life sciences businesses. We are dedicated to delivering fast, reliable high-quality service from the very first day of contact.
Execruit’s founder and Managing Director Signe Reidla brings a multifaceted set of perspectives to her work.
Her profound understanding of market trends and best practices, vast global industry network, and expert team of talented recruitment specialists and coordinators give Signe and Execruit a clear competitive advantage in delivering top-notch high quality talent acquisition service for their clients. Signe’s expertise in the life sciences, including global roles in pharmaceutical and business development, spanning multiple states of product development across different therapeutic areas, position her as a trusted voice in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals recruitment.
Driven by this expertise and passion for identifying the right fit-for-purpose talent, Signe and the Execruit team offer full-service solutions that include talent acquisition, mapping and development, career management, and individual workforce integration/placement specifically for life sciences organisations targeting to scale their impact.
Before Execruit, Signe served in management positions at a leading career consulting firm that is now integrated into Lee Hecht Harrison, where she honed experience in executive placement, forging partnerships and developing growth strategies.
In 2003, she joined F. Hoffmann La Roche AG and transitioned from a foundational legal career to a successful run in global corporate life sciences, with a focus on R&D. She’s a proud receiver of two Roche Pharmaceuticals CEO awards for business excellence. During this time, Signe also built her skill sets in asset management and global / regional alliance management. She also served as Market Development and Commercial Operations Officer for Tillotts Pharma AG from 2009 to 2014.
Signe graduated from the University of Tartu with an MD in Human Medicine and an L.L. B. in Law. She is also a Certified Executive and Team Leadership Coach and Global Leadership 360 Assessment Professional.
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While we are based in Switzerland, our refined services extend around the globe to reach individuals with desired capabilities and skillsets.