What We Do

F&J agile solutions is a unique strategic partnership with a focus on the MedTech sector.
We provide our clients with tailored solutions through our deep understanding of the market.

Our team of experts will hit the ground running to meet your needs, whether as a specialist or a whole management team.

We’ll help you design the most appropriate long-term plan of action to achieve your business goals and guide you through the delivery. 

Rob Jenkins

Over 30 years in leadership roles in General Management, Business Development, Mergers and Acquisitions and Finance. Rob is a strategic leader with a multidisciplinary approach to business and has a strong network from his successful years in the medical devices sector.

Key positions held include:

Executive Vice President EMEA Merit Medical, Managing Director Stryker UK, Managing Director Stryker Italy, Director Business Development and Strategic Planning Stryker EMEA.

Rob began his career in finance, qualifying with PWC, before moving into general management. He has both broad and deep experience in finance, business development, change management, corporate restructuring and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and market access. He has experience of doing business in emerging economies such as Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

In his time with Merit EMEA the division grew its revenue from $50m to $200m through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions.

Our experts will help you identify, anticipate and satisfy customer needs profitably, drawing in and maintaining relationships with customers through advertising, promoting and networking.

Baba Awopetu

Baba is a highly accomplished business leader specialising in sales and marketing transformation. He has a proven track record of developing solutions, using strategic analysis to identify new opportunities for organisations. 

Baba’s professional trajectory has seen him serve as Group Strategy & Marketing Director (CMO) and UK Sales & Marketing Director at Optegra Eye Healthcare, the largest network of private dedicated eye hospitals in Europe. 

He was also Marketing Director, EMEA, at Leica Microsystems, a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments.

Baba brings together disparate teams by improving communication strategies and providing clarity to goals and objectives. As a people-oriented leader, he improves performance within commercial organisations and embeds cultures based on trust, integrity, and a passion for delivery of services.

We bring you our expertise in shaping the work environment, setting strategy, allocating resources, developing managers, building the organisation, and overseeing operations.

Will Flack

Over 30 years of international MedTech experience in General Management, Sales, Marketing, and HR. Will is a decisive, solution oriented and collaborative leader with an engaging style and track record of developing people and motivating organisations to execute with discipline and creativity.

Key positions held include: Managing Director Stryker Benelux and Vice President HR Stryker EMEA, Business Development Director Stryker, Managing Director Henry Schein, Partner Dragonfly 360.

Will began his career in the pharmaceutical industry . Following roles and career development in sales, marketing and business development, Will also made a move into general  management working in a large variety of MedTech specific arenas including orthopaedics endoscopy, surgical consumables and supporting services. In his time with Stryker EMEA his team led the growth and profit within the company. In his role of VP HR for EMEA he supported significant organisation change working alongside the international executive team. More recent projects have included branding, manufacturing, and developing MedTech start-ups to achieve their goals.

We’ll help you with developing a plan, research market, set pricing and implement a roadmap to secure a strong, loyal and growing customer base.

Tim Jeavons

During his 25 years’ career in the field of International Medical Device and Biomaterials, Tim Jeavons has held senior global positions in major orthopaedic companies where he was responsible for global sales, product development, marketing strategies and international portfolios. 

He has a proven track record of successfully developing and launching new products and entering new markets, achieving consistent growth, managing teams and improving the business.

His significant experience and extensive knowledge of the industry are complemented by a valuable network of experts in the global orthopaedic market, including key opinion leaders (KOL) surgeons, university hospitals, manufacturers, and extensive sales contacts.

We can help you with employer branding, recruitment, reward, performance management, organisational design, employee wellness, motivation and engagement, communication, and training.

Corinne Mauzac

Corinne has held HR leadership roles in a variety of industries and international locations for over 25 years.

Key positions held include HR Director at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (not for profit), Global Compensation and Benefits Director at Stryker (MedTech), and Senior Director, Global Expansion and M&A at Amazon Web Services (high tech). 

She has an acute appreciation for P&L pressures and the realities of doing business on the ground within the framework of corporate strategy, ethics and compliance.  

Corinne offers particular expertise in employee relations, compensation and benefits, M&A, employment law, change management and organisational design, and is comfortable working in Italian, Russian, French and Spanish as well as English. 

We put at your service our expert knowledge of the body of legislation regulating the workplace and covering the rights and duties of employees, employers, trade unions and governments in a number of countries.

Corinne Mauzac

Corinne has held HR leadership roles in a variety of industries and international locations for over 25 years.

Key positions held include HR Director at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (not for profit), Global Compensation and Benefits Director at Stryker (MedTech), and Senior Director, Global Expansion and M&A at Amazon Web Services (high tech). 

She has an acute appreciation for P&L pressures and the realities of doing business on the ground within the framework of corporate strategy, ethics and compliance.  

Corinne offers particular expertise in employee relations, compensation and benefits, M&A, employment law, change management and organisational design, and is comfortable working in Italian, Russian, French and Spanish as well as English. 

Well help you navigate the complexity of compliance of your products with regulatory legislation and guidelines. 
Well also guide your focus on providing confidence, both internally to management and externally, that quality requirements will be fulfilled. 

Paul Cohen

Paul has worked for over 26 years in the fields of diagnostics, biotechnology, medical devices, and bio-pharmaceutical industry. 

His clinical research therapeutic area expertise includes medical devices-CLASS I-III, pharmaceuticals and orthopaedics approval and quality certification. 

He has held various leadership positions with large medical companies including Wyeth, Novo Nordiskand Janssen-Cilag as well as start- up ventures such as  Sanofi Pasteur, Columna, and Get IP. 

Paul also has regulatory and compliance expertise in ICH GCP, ISO 14155, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO17025 (GLP) and GMP (including 21 CFR 820), post market/PV pre and post market obligations and risk management.

We’ll help you with developing a plan, research market, set pricing and implement a roadmap to secure a strong, loyal and growing customer base.

Dave Smith

Dave has a consistent track record of high performance over the last 40 years in Sales and Marketing, Business Development and General Management roles in the Med Tech Industry.

Key positions held include: Sales and Marketing Director, Business Unit Director, and Senior Director Business Development with Stryker EMEA;  Regional Director UK and Ireland and Senior Director Business Development EMEA with Merit Medical; and Managing Director with Smith MedTech Ltd.

 Dave is a hands-on, results oriented pragmatist with deep technical knowledge around orthopaedics. He was part of the team that managed the successful merger between Stryker and Howmedica in the early 2000s and supported a significant reorganisation at Stryker in 2010.

 

 

 

We work with a senior attorney with extensive international legal experience, including senior in-house positions in leading global Life Sciences corporations.

Areas of expertise in business law include contracts, commercial matters, competition law, public procurement, intellectual property, corporate, compliance, business ethics, data protection, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

 

 

We can optimise your systems, equipment, and processes to create the highest level of efficiency possible within your organisation.

Maarten Haast

Maarten is a hands-on, energetic Finance business partner with more than 20 years’ international experience and an excellent track record in the medical device industry.

Key positions held include: Chief Finance Officer at Pentagon Group, EEMEA Senior Finance Director, Interim Chief Finance Officer and Director of Finance & Operations Benelux and Nordic at Stryker. 

Maarten’s main areas of expertise are financial management, strategic business support, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, enterprise resource planning systems, supply chain and operations.

He has been successful in building high performance, engaged Finance teams across different cultures thanks to his strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

 

We are experts at maximising shareholder value through long and short-term financial planning, capital structuring and investment decisions.

Maarten Haast

Maarten is a hands-on, energetic Finance business partner with more than 20 years’ international experience and an excellent track record in the medical device industry.

Key positions held include: Chief Finance Officer at Pentagon Group, EEMEA Senior Finance Director, Interim Chief Finance Officer and Director of Finance & Operations Benelux and Nordic at Stryker. 

Maarten’s main areas of expertise are financial management, strategic business support, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, enterprise resource planning systems, supply chain and operations.

He has been successful in building high performance, engaged Finance teams across different cultures thanks to his strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

 

 

Our experts have deep hands-on knowledge of technical and scientific software solutions, digitalisation, managing big data, cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Francis Griffiths

Francis is a business leader and entrepreneur with a long track record of success in global markets with technical and scientific software solutions.

His distinguished 30-year career with National Instruments culminated in the position of Senior Vice-President, leading a $1.2B Global Sales and Marketing Organisation.

Francis sits on the Boards of several organisations, including FLEXIS (Smart Energy Systems Project), the Cardiff University Strategic Oversight Board, RTL Ltd and VERV (makers of the Home Energy Assistant).

He was awarded a Visiting Professorship, Cardiff University School of Engineering in 2019.

Francis has deep hands-on knowledge of digitalisation, managing big data, cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

 

 

Strategy

F&J agile solutions is a unique strategic partnership with a focus on the MedTech sector.
We provide our clients with with tailored solutions through our deep understanding of the market.

Rob Jenkins

Over 30 years in leadership roles in General Management, Business Development, Mergers and Acquisitions and Finance. Rob is a strategic leader with a multidisciplinary approach to business and has a strong network from his successful years in the medical devices sector.

Key positions held include:

Executive Vice President EMEA Merit Medical, Managing Director Stryker UK, Managing Director Stryker Italy, Director Business Development and Strategic Planning Stryker EMEA.

Rob began his career in finance, qualifying with PWC, before moving into general management. He has both broad and deep experience in finance, business development, change management, corporate restructuring and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and market access. He has experience of doing business in emerging economies such as Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

In his time with Merit EMEA the division grew its revenue from $50m to $200m through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions.

Marketing

Baba Awopetu

Baba is a highly accomplished business leader specialising in sales and marketing transformation. He has a proven track record of developing solutions, using strategic analysis to identify new opportunities for organisations.

Baba’s professional trajectory has seen him serve as Group Strategy & Marketing Director (CMO) and UK Sales & Marketing Director at Optegra Eye Healthcare, the largest network of private dedicated eye hospitals in Europe. 

He was also Marketing Director, EMEA, at Leica Microsystems, a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments.

Baba brings together disparate teams by improving communication strategies and providing clarity to goals and objectives. As a people-oriented leader, he improves performance within commercial organisations and embeds cultures based on trust, integrity, and a passion for delivery of services.

General Management

Will Flack

Over 30 years of international MedTech experience in General Management, Sales, Marketing, and HR. Will is a decisive, solution oriented and collaborative leader with an engaging style and track record of developing people and motivating organisations to execute with discipline and creativity.

Key positions held include: Managing Director Stryker Benelux and Vice President HR Stryker EMEA, Business Development Director Stryker, Managing Director Henry Schein, Partner Dragonfly 360.

Will began his career in the pharmaceutical industry . Following roles and career development in sales, marketing and business development, Will also made a move into general  management working in a large variety of MedTech specific arenas including orthopaedics endoscopy, surgical consumables and supporting services. In his time with Stryker EMEA his team led the growth and profit within the company. In his role of VP HR for EMEA he supported significant organisation change working alongside the international executive team. More recent projects have included branding, manufacturing, and developing MedTech start-ups to achieve their goals.

Market Access

Tim Jeavons

During his 25 years’ career in the field of International Medical Device and Biomaterials, Tim Jeavons has held senior global positions in major orthopaedic companies where he was responsible for global sales, product development, marketing strategies and international portfolios.

He has a proven track record of successfully developing and launching new products and entering new markets, achieving consistent growth, managing teams and improving the business.

His significant experience and extensive knowledge of the industry are complemented by a valuable network of experts in the global orthopaedic market, including key opinion leaders (KOL) surgeons, university hospitals, manufacturers, and extensive sales contacts.

People Management

Corinne Mauzac

Corinne has held HR leadership roles in a variety of industries and international locations for over 25 years.

Key positions held include HR Director at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (not for profit), Global Compensation and Benefits Director at Stryker (MedTech), and Senior Director, Global Expansion and M&A at Amazon Web Services (high tech).

She has an acute appreciation for P&L pressures and the realities of doing business on the ground within the framework of corporate strategy, ethics and compliance.  

Corinne offers particular expertise in employee relations, compensation and benefits, M&A, employment law, change management and organisational design, and is comfortable working in Italian, Russian, French and Spanish as well as English.

International Employment Law

Corinne Mauzac

Corinne has held HR leadership roles in a variety of industries and international locations for over 25 years.

Key positions held include HR Director at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (not for profit), Global Compensation and Benefits Director at Stryker (MedTech), and Senior Director, Global Expansion and M&A at Amazon Web Services (high tech).

She has an acute appreciation for P&L pressures and the realities of doing business on the ground within the framework of corporate strategy, ethics and compliance.  

Corinne offers particular expertise in employee relations, compensation and benefits, M&A, employment law, change management and organisational design, and is comfortable working in Italian, Russian, French and Spanish as well as English.

Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Paul Cohen

Paul has worked for over 26 years in the fields of diagnostics, biotechnology, medical devices, and bio-pharmaceutical industry.

His clinical research therapeutic area expertise includes medical devices-CLASS I-III, pharmaceuticals and orthopaedics approval and quality certification.

He has held various leadership positions with large medical companies including Wyeth, Novo Nordiskand Janssen-Cilag as well as start- up ventures such as  Sanofi Pasteur, Columna, and Get IP.

Paul also has regulatory and compliance expertise in ICH GCP, ISO 14155, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO17025 (GLP) and GMP (including 21 CFR 820), post market/PV pre and post market obligations and risk management.

Go to Market Sales

Dave Smith

Dave has a consistent track record of high performance over the last 40 years in Sales and Marketing, Business Development and General Management roles in the Med Tech Industry.

Key positions held include: Sales and Marketing Director, Business Unit Director, and Senior Director Business Development with Stryker EMEA;  Regional Director UK and Ireland and Senior Director Business Development EMEA with Merit Medical; and Managing Director with Smith MedTech Ltd.

 Dave is a hands-on, results oriented pragmatist with deep technical knowledge around orthopaedics. He was part of the team that managed the successful merger between Stryker and Howmedica in the early 2000s and supported a significant reorganisation at Stryker in 2010.

 

 

 

Legal

We work with a senior attorney with extensive international legal experience, including senior in-house positions in leading global Life Sciences corporations.

Areas of expertise in business law include contracts, commercial matters, competition law, public procurement, intellectual property, corporate, compliance, business ethics, data protection, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Operations

Maarten Haast

Maarten is a hands-on, energetic Finance business partner with more than 20 years’ international experience and an excellent track record in the medical device industry.

Key positions held include: Chief Finance Officer at Pentagon Group, EEMEA Senior Finance Director, Interim Chief Finance Officer and Director of Finance & Operations Benelux and Nordic at Stryker. 

Maarten’s main areas of expertise are financial management, strategic business support, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, enterprise resource planning systems, supply chain and operations.

He has been successful in building high performance, engaged Finance teams across different cultures thanks to his strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

 

Finance

Maarten Haast

Maarten is a hands-on, energetic Finance business partner with more than 20 years’ international experience and an excellent track record in the medical device industry.

Key positions held include: Chief Finance Officer at Pentagon Group, EEMEA Senior Finance Director, Interim Chief Finance Officer and Director of Finance & Operations Benelux and Nordic at Stryker. 

Maarten’s main areas of expertise are financial management, strategic business support, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, enterprise resource planning systems, supply chain and operations.

He has been successful in building high performance, engaged Finance teams across different cultures thanks to his strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

 

Technology

Francis Griffiths

Francis is a business leader and entrepreneur with a long track record of success in global markets with technical and scientific software solutions.

His distinguished 30-year career with National Instruments culminated in the position of Senior Vice-President, leading a $1.2B Global Sales and Marketing Organisation.

Francis sits on the Boards of several organisations, including FLEXIS (Smart Energy Systems Project), the Cardiff University Strategic Oversight Board, RTL Ltd and VERV (makers of the Home Energy Assistant).

He was awarded a Visiting Professorship, Cardiff University School of Engineering in 2019.

Francis has deep hands-on knowledge of digitalisation, managing big data, cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

 

 

Call/Email us on the following:

Will: +44 (0)7989 344 695

Rob: +44 (0)7471 163 111

[email protected]-agilesolutions.com

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