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We, Stonehaven Cozmix Group (SC Group), are a global Life Sciences management consultancy firm that serves innovative companies at various phases of development. Our team has deep sector and subject-specific knowledge, and we focus on commercial strategy and commercial resource optimization where clients can benefit from a broadened service and technology offering, deep expertise, and expanded global presence with offices in Switzerland, the UK, and USA.

Our Partner Team

George Gunn

Chairman

Matthias Hofer

Managing Partner

Steve Maughan

Partner

Jürg Baggenstoss

Partner

Beatrice Vos

Partner,
SC Transaction

Adrian Grosu

Partner, SC Analytics

SC Group Welcomes Adrian Grosu and Charts the Future in Animal

We are delighted to welcome back Adrian Grosu, as he takes the lead in establishing a premier data and insights platform for animal health. He has 10 years of business experience, including a background in strategy consulting and leadership roles in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Ralph Attendance Conference

Dr. Ralph Heuser will be attending the “Animal Health, Nutrition & Technology Innovation” conference hosted by Kisaco Research. The conference will take place in Tokyo from Oct 17-18.

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The Stonehaven Cozmix Group (SC Group) welcomes Thomas Kelly

The Stonehaven Cozmix Group (SC Group) welcomes Thomas Kelly in our London office! Tom comes on board with a consultancy background across various sectors. His extensive experience spans asset management, strategy consultancy, CDD, and M&A.

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SC Group Welcomes Adrian Grosu and Charts the Future in Animal

We are delighted to welcome back Adrian Grosu, as he takes the lead in establishing a premier data and insights platform for animal health. He has 10 years of business experience, including a background in strategy consulting and leadership roles in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Ralph Attendance Conference

Dr. Ralph Heuser will be attending the “Animal Health, Nutrition & Technology Innovation” conference hosted by Kisaco Research. The conference will take place in Tokyo from Oct 17-18.

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The Stonehaven Cozmix Group (SC Group) welcomes Thomas Kelly

The Stonehaven Cozmix Group (SC Group) welcomes Thomas Kelly in our London office! Tom comes on board with a consultancy background across various sectors. His extensive experience spans asset management, strategy consultancy, CDD, and M&A.

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Stonehaven Consulting and Cozmix merge to become a global life-sciences consultancy group

Combination creates an international leader in life science consulting, focused on commercial strategy and commercial resource allocation
The new company will be managed by four Partners, Juerg Baggenstoss, Ralph Heuser, Matthias Hofer & Steve Maughan, with George Gunn appointed Chairman

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Global HQ

Schlossmühlestrasse 9
8500 Frauenfeld
Switzerland

UK Office

2 Eaton Gate
London SW1W 9BJ
United Kingdom

US Office

1540 International Pkwy.
Suite 2000 Heathrow.
Florida, 32746 USA

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Amanda Gray

Software Support Specialist

Introducing Amanda, a German native who has found her home in the vibrant city of St. Petersburg, Florida. Armed with a BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Amanda brings a unique blend of cultural insight and academic prowess to our team. Her journey into the Software industry, fueled by a genuine passion for understanding human behavior, led her to join forces with industry veterans Joey and Steve. As a recent addition to our team, Amanda has embraced the challenge of mastering AlignMix, dedicating herself to ensuring our clients optimize their sales territories to the fullest. Beyond her professional endeavors, Amanda indulges in a quirky interest – memorizing all the state capitals, a testament to her boundless curiosity and commitment to continual learning.

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Expertise:

Territory Optimization, customer support

Education:

BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland

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Albert Figueras

Data Analyst

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Expertise:

Data Engineering, Data Analysis and Machine Learning with Python, R, SQL

Former Experience:

Project Manager, Volkswagen Group

Education:

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Gian-Luca Tobler

Operations Manager

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Expertise:

Accounting, Human Resources, Operations Management

Former Experience:

Amazon Inc.

Education:

BSc Psychology

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Jürg Baggenstoss

Partner

Juerg holds a PhD in Chemistry/Food Technology from ETH Zürich and an MBA in General Management from Cranfield School of Management, and brings over 15 years of experience in management consulting and consumer & health industries. He previously worked in Nestlé R&D and in Kearney’s PE/M&A practice. Juerg is an expert for M&A, strategy and transformation, and he delivered numerous projects with industry and PE clients along the complete M&A cycle: from inorganic strategies to commercial due diligence and merger integration, carve-outs, post-acquisition value creation and transformation.

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Expertise:

M&A, commercial strategy, R&D and innovation

Former Experience:

Kearney, Nestlé

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Larry Levine

Senior Advisor

Larry holds a BA in Economics from Binghamton University and an MBA in Marketing from the University at Buffalo, and brings over 30 years of experience in commercialization, management and consulting in the Life Sciences space. He previously worked in sales, sales management and as head of Commercial Excellence at Eli Lilly and Elanco. Larry is an expert in commercial optimization, improving the productivity of sales organizations at launch and throughout the product life cycle

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Expertise:

Commercial Excellence, Sales Optimization. Product  Life Cycle management

Former Experience:

Eli Lilly and Company, Elanco Animal Health, Vivor

Education:

BA Economics, Binghamton University, MBA Marketing, University at Buffalo

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Arthur Redpath

Data & Insights Senior Leader

Arthur Redpath is a native of Scotland and graduated from the Edinburgh University Royal Dick Veterinary College in 1987.  Before entering the pharmaceutical industry, he worked in veterinary practice and in the cattle genetics industry.

In the year 2000, Arthur joined Novartis Animal Health. In the period to 2015 he held a number of commercial and veterinary technical leadership positions.  His global leadership roles include being Head of Marketing for the Cattle & Sheep and Category Head of the Companion Animal Parasiticides businesses.

In 2015 he transition to Elanco Animal Health in the acquisition of Novartis Animal Health. Within Elanco, Arthur was Chief Marketing Officer for the EMEA region  and then Global Marketing Excellence Leader. 

His dedication to professional growth is underscored by his possession of the MCIM credential from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and membership of the Society for Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine.

In 2019 Arthur joined Stonehaven Consulting with responsibility for data building and market insight building.  Currently he is part of the SC Group Data and Analytics team based in Switzerland.

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Location:

Frauenfeld

Expertise:

Strategic Marketing, Market Analysis, Veterinary Medicine Development.

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Ralph Heuser

Senior Advisor

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Expertise:

Commercial Excellence; Commercial Resource Optimization; Commercial Strategies, Operations & Integration

Former Experience:

Sales & Marketing; General Management; Vice President AsiaPacific & EMEA; Vice President International Commercial Operations at Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis Consumer & Animal Health & Eli Lilly/Elanco

Education:

PhD in Macro-Economics; Master (Engineer) in Agricultural Economics from the University of Bonn, Germany

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Crystal Liu

Consultant

Crystal joined SC Group in April 2023 as a Consultant and is based in London. She brings to the team a passion for life sciences as well as prior experiences in healthcare consulting.

Prior to joining SC Group, Crystal focused on consulting to pharmaceuticals in relation to pharma digital landscaping initiatives and strategic partnerships across pharma value chain. She has also advised human health pharmaceuticals on accessing “loss of exclusivity” threats for oncology assets across the EU and UK markets.

Crystal holds an MSC in Drug Discovery and Pharma Management from University College London and a BSc in Chemistry from King’s College London.

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Location:

London

Expertise:

CDD, Corporate Strategy

Former Experience:

Healthcare Consulting

Education:

MSc in Drug Discovery and Pharma Management from UCL, BSc in Chemistry with Biomedicine from KCL

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George Gunn

Chairman

George Gunn retired from his role on the Executive Committee of Novartis AG during 2015. He has previously held leadership roles in Johnson and Johnson and Pharmacia and prior to his thirty-two years in the Pharmaceutical Industry he worked for nine years as a veterinarian having graduated from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in 1973.

He is a native of the Shetland Islands (Scotland) and has lived and worked in Europe and the USA.

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Location:

London

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Joey Domagala

Manager/Director of Sales and Marketing for AlignMix

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Location:

USA/Florida

Expertise:

Intentional resource allocation, Sales territory Design, Corporate Strategy

Former Experience:

Consulting

Education:

MBA- Rollins College Winter Park Fl

BSBA- Finance and Marking UCF Fl

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Sonja Schneider

HR / Operations

Sonja has been at our company since 2016 and manages the back office at SC Group.

She got her commercial diploma while working for Thommen Medical, a Swiss medical device company. During her degree she held several roles within different departments, mostly focusing on administration. After completion of her degree Sonja moved to Manhattan, Kansas, where she attended Kansas State University focusing on Athletics whilst studying Marketing.

Sonja’s commitment and work ethic are instrumental to our team and represents our company’s values.

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Location:

Switzerland

Education:

KV, Federal Diploma Executive Assistant HWD, Business Diploma

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Katja Glauser

Junior Engagement Manager

Katja, a dedicated Junior Engagement Manager with three years at our company, leads diverse projects for Private Equity and Animal Health clients, excelling in corporate strategy, due diligence, and project management.

She holds a dual Master’s degree in Business Innovation and International Management. Her expertise is enriched by prior roles advising healthcare institutions and supporting an AgTech startup through scaling and global expansion.

Katja's dynamic skills, paired with her academic achievements, make her an invaluable asset and a true embodiment of our company's values.

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Location:

Switzerland

Expertise:

Corporate Strategy M&A, transactions

Former Experience:

Consulting, Start-up

Education:

HSG, Master in Business Innovation & CEMS Master in International Management

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Beatrice Vos

Partner, SC Transactions

Beatrice leads our transactions practice. Her expertise is firmly rooted in M&A and corporate transactions in the life sciences industry. Prior to joining the SC Group, she held leading positions at Eli Lilly and Elanco as Global Head of BD Legal and VP Legal International. She started her career as M&A attorney at renowned law firms Freshfields and Allen & Overy.

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Expertise:

M&A, Transactions, Life Sciences, Animal Health

Former Experience:

VP Legal, Elanco Animal Health/Head of BD Legal, Eli Lilly & Company M&A Lawyer, Allen & Overy / Freshfields

Education:

University of Cologne Law School (PhD)

New York University Law School (LL.M.)

INSEAD Corporate Finance Exec. Education

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Keiya Akiyama

Analyst

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Location:

London

Expertise:

Due Diligence in Veterinary MedTech and Pharmaceuticals

Former Experience:

Veterinary Business Advisors​ Center, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation 

Education:

University of Pennsylvania (VMD)​

Syracuse University (BS)​

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Ramya Vishwanath

Analyst

Ramya holds an M.Phil. degree in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge, UK.  At Cambridge, her research involved the characterization of the in vitro thermodynamic and kinetic stability of linked therapeutic antibodies. She has also received a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from the University of Delhi & graduated with first class honours.

She has ~1 year of experience in the life science consulting industry. She has successfully delivered commercial due diligences & corporate strategies within the animal health industry. Prior to working at SC Group, she has been involved in a variety of projects, including interning with the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance.

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Expertise:

Due diligence & corporate strategy

Education:

M.Phil. Chemistry, University of Cambridge

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Rachel Wong

Senior Analyst

Rachel's academic foundation includes a BSc in Biochemistry from Imperial College London, which further attests to her deep-rooted passion for scientific exploration and understanding.

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Expertise:

Corporate strategy, Due diligence

Former Experience:

Research assistant (Uni of Cam)

Education:

MPhil Biological Science (Plant Sciences) University of Cambridge,

BSc Biochemistry Imperial College London

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Tamsin Saunders

Consultant

Tamsin’s journey with SC Group commenced in July 2021. Tamsin's professional journey is marked by a diverse range of experiences. Prior to her tenure at McKinsey, she held the position of a medical writer at a prominent healthcare communications agency, where her expertise was dedicated to oncology and nutrition brands.

Armed with an MSc in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics, she possesses a comprehensive understanding of the complexities surrounding global health. Complementing this, she holds a BSc in Biology from Imperial College London, firmly establishing her foundational grasp of scientific principles.

Tamsin's rich array of experiences and educational achievements make her a valuable asset within SC Group, poised to contribute her multidisciplinary insights and expertise to the firm's endeavours.

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Location:

London

Expertise:

Market entry strategy, commercial due diligence, animal health & human medtech

Former Experience:

Research Analyst Intern, McKinsey Medical Writer, Cherry

Education:

MSc International Health Policy, London School of Economics

BSc Biology, Imperial College London

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Tom Kelly

Consultant

Tom joined SC Group as a Senior Consultant in September 2023. He has experience across asset management and strategy consultancy, where he has particular expertise in CDD and M&A.

Tom worked formerly in the asset management industry as an equity analyst covering several sectors including Healthcare and MedTech. His experience in strategy consulting spans a variety of project types including M&A advisory, CDD and resource optimizations'. Tom has acted for Fortune Global 500 companies and leading private equity funds across a variety of industries and geographies. Tom holds a BA in Economics, with a focus on Development Economics, from Durham University. He maintains a strong interest in aviation and supports several startups in an advisory capacity. He is a fluent French speaker.

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Expertise:

M&A, strategy consulting, CDD

Former Experience:

Elixirr, Eden McCallum, James Hambro & Partners

Education:

BA Durham University

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Aimee Rawlings

Executive Assistant

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Location:

London

Education:

BA Kings College London

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Adrian Grosu

Partner, Data Analytics

Adrian holds an MBA from London Business School and a PHD in Management / Economics from the Bucharest University of Economics ASE.

Adrian has 10+ years of strategy consulting experience working for Stonehaven, McKinsey & Company and Deloitte in life sciences, across Human and Animal Health. He also spent 4 years working for Novatis in leadership roles across Strategy & Operations for Therapeutic Areas, Data / Adv. Analytics & Digital or Customer Engagement. 

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Former Experience:

McKinsey & Company, Deloitte

Education:

London Business School, Bucharest University of Economics

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Matthias Hofer

Managing Partner

Matthias is the Managing Partner at SC Group (Stonehaven Cozmix Group AG) with some 20 years of experience in the Animal Health industry.

He served on the executive committees of two major Animal Health companies for a total of 7 years. Between 2009 and 2013 he led the global Aqua Health business at Novartis Animal Health, followed by roles in corporate strategy and merger integration. Later, he was global leader emerging business at Elanco and a member of Elanco’s global executive committee. Since 2016, he has been with Stonehaven, where he led numerous strategy & Due Diligence projects across Animal Health and Human MedTech industries, both for Private Equity – & industry clients.

Matthias is a business leader with broad international experience and strength in sales, strategy, and execution.

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Location:

Global HQ, Switzerland

Expertise:

M&A, transactions / Commercial strategy

Former Experience:

Novartis AH, Global Head Aqua Health Elanco, Global Lead Emerging Business Elanco, Global Exec team

Education:

HSG, MBA

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