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CUDDY brings an in-depth understanding for and appreciation of the social and cultural differences in Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Israel.

CUDDY is responsive in meeting the changing needs of these unique markets with a consistent search philosophy.

Our ability to work with global companies looking to penetrate the US market as well as US-based firms looking to build overseas – has translated into tremendous business success for our clients.

Global Highlights


Client: WebMD/Medscape - Leading provider of integrated digital medical communications based in the US
Position: Managing Director, Germany
Results: CUDDY delivered a candidate who exceeded expectations in the German market by covering all areas desired – pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, medical societies and associations, and German HCP guidelines.   Due to a successful launch and immediate growth, this Managing Director was building a team within four months.


Client:  Management Consultancy focused on pharmaceutical research and development advisory services and outsourcing (opening first Boston office)
Position: Management Consultants covering Research and Development and Medical Affairs
Results:  Secured two management consultants with specific clinical expertise contributing to the opening of their Boston Office.  


Client: International peer to peer multimedia medical education firm
Position: Director of New Business Development
Results: CUDDY identified a Director who delivered $8 million in new revenue—in year one.  Fourteen years later, this placement has progressed successfully with this client and today is now the CEO. 


Client: Leading provider of health information services
Position: Director of Strategic Accounts, EU (first EU hire for this US based firm)
Results: Initially, our client desired to have this role based in Germany.   However, due to CUDDY’s history of building in the EU we strongly advised that the position should be driven by the caliber of talent rather than geography. We identified, recruited and successfully placed our candidate in Spain, and now this superstar has been there almost five years.

We continued to build in the EU and our client has now incorporated in Spain, Germany, Netherlands, and Austria as a result of the talent we produced. Their EU business now consists of 40% of the company’s overall revenue and is their highest growth area within the firm.


Client: Global news and information provider for the pharmaceutical industry
Position: Managing Director
Results: This individual has built this organization to a 35mm robust business and continues to lead seven years later!


Client:  International healthcare firm expanding in Asia
Position: Bilingual Research Director, Shanghai
Results: In less than four weeks, CUDDY placed a candidate with this specific profile in this hard-to-fill position.


Client:  Treato   - A startup with patented technology providing granular social monitoring and listening revolutionary to healthcare
Position:  VP of Insight, New Product Development, Analytics
Results: CUDDY delivered a market research guru with syndicated, primary and linguistic analytics experience.  In less than five months, this VP made a positive impact and started to hire directors for their team.