February 25, 2010 – Stephen Strittmatter, an AIMS International senior consultant based in Neuss, Germany, has been elected to serve as the organization’s EMEA regional head of their pharmaceuticals, healthcare and life science practice team. AIMS International has formalized seven practice teams to better service global clients in the fields of automotive; energy; financial services; fmcg, retail & luxury goods; industrial & engineering; information technology & telecom; and pharmaceutical, healthcare & life science. The pharmaceuticals, healthcare & life science practice team consists of AIMS partners located throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia/Pacific. Mr. Strittmatter has been working as an executive recruiter since 1996, both internally in company organizations, as well as externally for international recruitment firms. He has been a member of AIMS since July 2008 and prior to that was central staffing manager EMEA & South America at Johnson Controls. Mr. Strittmatter has worked with global clients such as Aventis, Roche, Bayer, Merck, Johnson and Johnson, Kerr/Sybron, Applied Biosciences, and GE Medical. With 350 consultants in 90 offices in over 50 countries throughout the five continents, AIMS International is an international search organization of independently owned and managed executive search firms who work collaboratively to execute senior level searches around the world.