About Ulrika

Ulrika Hagle is a partner in Caldwell’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice, specializing in advising senior leaders and non-executive boards in medtech and diagnostics companies on international recruitment and talent issues. With more than 20 years of experience, Ulrika is recognized as a well-known expert in her field. She has deep knowledge of Digital Health and works extensively with private equity and venture capital firms.


Ulrika joined Caldwell from Korn Ferry, where she held positions of increasing responsibility culminating in co-leader of the firm’s Global Medical Technology & Diagnostics Practice with a special focus on EMEA and APAC. Previously, she served as leader of Heidrick & Struggles’ medical devices and diagnostics practice in Europe. 

Prior to her career in recruitment, she spent 11 years in the consumer goods industry. One of her last positions was brand development director, Europe, based at Whirlpool’s European headquarters in Italy. Earlier, Ulrika held various marketing positions with Unilever. She has also worked for a diagnostics start-up company in the U.S.


Ulrika earned a degree from University of Lund, Sweden and has conducted additional studies at Bennington College in the U.S. and at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

More About Ulrika

A Swedish national, Ulrika has lived and worked in the UK, the US, Singapore, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Denmark and Sweden.

She also serves on the board of the Swedish Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Zurich.

Recent Feedback

Ulrika Hagle is an outstanding executive recruiter. Experienced, knowledgeable and responsive.” – David Johnson, Chairman

“Ulrika is the most thorough and professional recruiter I have come across at this level. The process was well managed and communication was excellent.” – Alex Williams, Chief Financial Officer


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