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Patrick A. Haberland

Patrick A. Haberland serves as partner, based in the firm’s Frankfurt office. Read more >

Patrick A. Haberland serves as partner, based in the firm’s Frankfurt office.

Patrick has worked extensively in life sciences executive search as well as within the healthcare industry, and he has an in-depth understanding of business dynamics and executive talent demands within this sector.

Prior to joining DHR, Patrick Haberland was a partner with CTPartners NEUMANN. Patrick joined CTPartners in 2014, when the firm merged with Neumann Partners. Based in Heidelberg, he was a member of the firm’s Global Life Sciences Practice and is also experienced within the automotive/industry sectors.

Previously, Patrick was a partner in Neumann’s Heidelberg office. In addition to his industry experience, he has an extensive background in healthcare/life science, especially in hospital, executive search as well as management audits and assessments, within the European market.

Prior to joining Neumann, Patrick served successfully as a principal at Boyden. He started his career in executive search and leadership consulting at a German executive search company, where he was a senior consultant and directed hospital and healthcare sector activities. He later served as an advisor at Ray & Berndtson CEE, working in the pharmaceuticals and other life sciences industries. 

Patrick began his career as an Intelligence Corps Officer in the German Army. Before moving into executive search, he held a management role with a German hospital group.

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Frankfurt | Europe
December 2016

Patrick A. Haberland featured in healthcare services article

Patrick A. Haberland, partner at DHR International Neumann in our Frankfurt office, was featured in an article discussing supervisory boards in healthcare services. More >

July 2016 | Deutsche Ärzteblatt

Supervisory Boards: High impact, too little expertise

Boards of directors in healthcare have a great influence, especially on budget and personnel decisions. They are below average, not paid compared to similar positions in other sectors in many cases. And: The expertise to hospital-specific topics is in supervisory boards "partially rather weak". These are the findings of the first nationwide study on the situation of supervisory boards in health care, the consulting firm DHR International Neumann has done. For the study, "The role of the Supervisory Boards in Healthcare" 244 supervisory board members were contacted. Focus of the survey were chairman of academic, non-profit and community clinics. Focus of the study focused on the four areas "Relation of management / control intensity", "cast processes", "relation to management" and "acceptance and perception in the organization". More >

June 2016 | White Papers

Trust is fine, but checks are better: The role of supervisory boards in healthcare

In recent years supervisory boards in healthcare have been in the spotlight increasingly often. As an important strategic and controlling organ they are supposed to prevent mismanagement, provide managerial input and guarantee the financial prosperity of hospitals and clinics. But unlike supervisory boards in other sectors, alongside the considerations of profitability and business success, they are faced with the additional challenge of taking patient benefit into account. Given the nature of this double responsibility, public discussion about the professionalization of supervisory boards in healthcare has recently become a much debated topic. But what does the current role of supervisory boards in healthcare really look like? More >

September 2015 | ÄrzteZeitung

Top insights into the German Healthcare Market

The University Medical Faculty on the “area of tension” in politics and economics – An Interview with Ekkehard Zimmer by Patrick A. Haberland, Partner at DHR International. More >