OSLO, Norway, September 09, 2019 - LINK Medical, the NorthernEuropean clinical research organization (CRO) has today announced the appointmentof Marte Fjelle as Director of Human Resources. Martewill begin her Oslo-based position on October 1st and will lead thecompany’s HR efforts across all Northern European offices. She will work toattract, develop and maintain a highly competent CRO team by implementingrobust development plans for all company employees from 2020 and onwards. Marte’swork will strengthen LINK Medical’s ongoing commitment to being a strategicpartner to clients, delivering meaningful quality and value to every project. Theability to retain top talent will also allow customers to depend on stable workflowsin complex projects that span multiple years.
Marte haslongstanding experience in the field of HR, focusing on personal and careerdevelopment. She joins LINK Medical after 6 years as an HR Director at AbbVie,where she worked tirelessly to create an attractive environment for recruitingand retaining employees. Through implementation of employee surveys andworkshops, her contributions led to improved feedback and reduced turnover.AbbVie was awarded 1st place in the Great Place to Work rankings in2014, 2017 and 2018.
“Marte’sappointment will lead to tangible benefits for our clients,” said TorkildStenbock, COO at LINK Medical. “Our company is successful because of the people thatwork here, and we have therefore recruited one of the best people in theindustry to lead our HR department. Her plans to continually develop our competent teamwith the most up-to-date skills will ensure that our clients can tap into thevery best resources available in the industry.”
“I am very excitedto begin my new role as Director of Human Resources and to meet the manyemployees around Northern Europe,” said Marte Fjelle. “I aim to contribute tothe company’s continued sustainable growth and success through working withmanagement to implement good people processes. A desire to develop is within human nature, and if youdevelop an individual’s skills, the company will develop alongside them. This will have a real impact on both employees and thecustomers they serve.”
About LINK Medical
LINK Medical isa full-service contract research organization (CRO) providing productdevelopment services for the pharmaceutical and medical device industriesacross Northern Europe. We offer a well-integrated local presence in theNordics and Germany. Reaching from early phase development to post-marketing,we have over 170 employees providing expert guidance across every aspect of aproject – all from ONE source. Our promise is to improve and accelerate yourproduct development through transformative methods, active communication andoptimal solutions. As a strategic partner, we provide expert competence andtechnology to enable evidence-based decision-making that supports the deliveryof superior clinical outcomes.
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