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TSF HealthScience has announced the appointment of Patrik Dursand to its Executive Committee as Chief People Officer. Bringing more than 15 years of experience across all facets of human resources and people operations on a global scale, he will support the continued growth of the organization and help scale all elements of the company including culture, organizational design, talent acquisition, employee engagement and experience, diversity, equity and inclusion, and training and development.

Based at the Lund headquarters, Darsund will report to CEO Bassem Saleh. “I am thrilled to welcome Patrik to the TFS team as our Chief People Officer,” said Saleh. “Our people are our biggest asset, and I am confident that his values-driven and inclusive approach to leadership will make an excellent addition to our executive team and have a positive impact on our global organization and corporate culture.”

An accomplished human resources executive, Darsund most recently served as a senior leader for human resources business partnering at the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas. With a history of supporting employees, leaders, and management teams in building high-performing cultures, his immediate focus will be on strengthening the cultural ties that characterize the TSF global team.

“I was drawn to TFS as an organization that puts a great deal of focus on employee experience and culture,” says Darsund. “I am excited to help drive the company forward with my immediate priorities being to meet and engage with our team members in addition to establishing the direction of the global HR function as we move into a period of meaningful growth.”

About TFS
TFS HealthScience is a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) that supports biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies throughout their entire clinical development journey. In partnership with customers, we build solution-driven teams working for a healthier future. Bringing together nearly 800 professionals, TFS delivers tailored clinical research services in more than 40 countries and supports customers with comprehensive solutions through three strong business models: Clinical Development Services (CDS), which provides full-service support at all stages of the clinical development process, Strategic Resourcing Solutions (SRS), which offers expert insourcing and targeted recruitment services, and  Functional Services (FSP), to provide customers with strategic workforce management solutions. Detailed information about TFS and its business offerings can be obtained through