Saule Serikova brings to WittKieffer more than 20 years of leadership experience in business intelligence, knowledge management and data analytics. As global leader of WittKieffer’s Commercial Strategy & Insights (CSI), she partners with teams across the firm to deliver data-driven insights, focused client strategies and engaging thought leadership. Her work enables WittKieffer executive search consultants, leadership advisors and researchers to stay expertly informed in order to best serve clients within the Quality of Life Ecosystem at the intersection of healthcare, science and education. WittKieffer’s understanding of the intricacies of this ecosystem and the disruptive forces that drive it are what distinguishes the firm as trusted advisors to boards and senior executives as well as leadership candidates. Saule leads with insight and delivers distinctive value creation through the unique combination of strategy, talent and organizational advisory, data-driven decision making and innovation.
Prior to joining WittKieffer, Saule held positions of increasing responsibility with a leading global executive search firm. Most recently she led that firm’s commercial operations and business enablement across 13 market-leading capabilities, including private capital, assessment, DEI, sustainability, board advisory and more. She also held the roles of global head of commercial strategy and operations and global knowledge leader, healthcare. Previously, Saule led business and competitive intelligence for Sandoz, a Novartis division, and served as the healthcare section head of research and information for McKinsey & Co.
A German national who is fluent in Russian (her native language), English and German, Saule currently lives in The Netherlands. She is a passionate believer in lifelong learning and values collaboration, creativity and inclusiveness.