Martin F. Holm


Office Location: Copenhagen

Phone: +45 33 377600

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

Martin conducts senior-level searches, operating across the full functional spectrum advising clients of all sizes and ownership structures in building their leadership teams - including global corporations, private equity firms, and small, privately held businesses. Martin serves clients across a broad set of industries, including medical technology, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, consumer health, and bioscience industrial companies. With particular expertise in commercial leadership functions, he is also a member of the firm's global Marketing, Sales & Strategy Officers Practice.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Martin was a consultant and strategic advisor working with blue-chip listed, private and private equity and VC companies. Previously, he worked at a global executive search firm as a partner and member of the life sciences practice.

Earlier in his career, Martin has held senior leadership positions with some of the world’s leading life sciences companies within medical device technology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology. Martin has extensive global experience, and has lived abroad in Europe, the US and Latin America, serving as both regional EMEA head, managing director and in various commercial HQ leadership positions.

Martin is fluent in Danish, English, Portuguese, conversant in Spanish and has some knowledge of German and French.


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.