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take on is a consulting firm based in Zurich/Switzerland. While offering strategy consultancy for all industries and on a global basis, the firm has a focus on servicing international healthcare corporations as well as local pharma affiliates in Switzerland in strategy development and business operations.

philosophy

We consult our clients on their strategies and plans. On top, we take on work to ensure implementation and measurable results for our clients´ businesses.

services

take on offers services in four key areas.

Strategy Consulting
and Project Management Services
Company/Business Unit Formation, Post-Merger Integration, Restructuring, Demerger, Company Closure Services

take on core competencies & project achievements (examples)

  • Global strategic initiative launching direct-to-patient-pilot-businesses for an international pharma company

  • Review of the commercial strategy of a local biopharma affiliate; turned a business with steady revenue decline over four years into growth within only half a year

  • Innovation & ideation project for identifying mass customization business opportunities for a global industrial goods supplier

take on experience & project achievements (examples)

  • Formation of a new pharma business unit in Austria & Switzerland

  • Post-merger integration programs in the biopharma industry, healthcare companies, industrial goods and for financial service firms (ten projects in total)

  • Restructuring of an European generics pharma business (closure and divestment of business segments, reorganization, turnaround of a loss-making business)

  • Demerger and closure of a Swiss pharma affiliate

Consulting Services in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Consulting and Interim Management Services in Switzerland

take on core competencies & project achievements (examples)

  • Strategic assessment of a global generics & biosimilar business, including M&A strategic evaluation & due diligence

  • Generics launch implementation for an European pharma organization

  • Turnaround of the quality system of a local pharma affiliate

take on core competencies & experience

  • General manager/CEO of a pharma affiliate in Switzerland

  • Network to key stakeholders in the Swiss healthcare market (authorities, industry)

  • Long lasting collaboration and partnership with local Swiss experts having multi-functional expertise

Strategy Consulting
and Project Management Services

take on core competencies & project achievements (examples)

  • Global strategic initiative launching direct-to-patient-pilot-businesses for an international pharma company

  • Review of the commercial strategy of a local biopharma affiliate; turned a business with steady revenue decline over four years into growth within only half a year

  • Innovation & ideation project for identifying mass customization business opportunities for a global industrial goods supplier

Company/Business Unit Formation, Post-Merger Integration, Restructuring, Demerger, Company Closure Services

take on experience & project achievements (examples)

  • Formation of a new pharma business unit in Austria & Switzerland

  • Post-merger integration programs in the biopharma industry, healthcare companies, industrial goods and for financial service firms (ten projects in total)

  • Restructuring of an European generics pharma business (closure and divestment of business segments, reorganization, turnaround of a loss-making business)

  • Demerger and closure of a Swiss pharma affiliate

Consulting Services in the Pharmaceutical Industry

take on core competencies & project achievements (examples)

  • Strategic assessment of a global generics & biosimilar business, including M&A strategic evaluation & due diligence

  • Generics launch implementation for an European pharma organization

  • Turnaround of the quality system of a local pharma affiliate

Consulting and Interim Management Services in Switzerland

take on core competencies & experience

  • General manager/CEO of a pharma affiliate in Switzerland

  • Network to key stakeholders in the Swiss healthcare market (authorities, industry)

  • Long lasting collaboration and partnership with local Swiss experts having multi-functional expertise

take on promise

All take on services are managed and delivered by Klaus Moser with support by his team. take on offers to bring in additional expertise from the firm’s unique network of other international strategy consultants as well as local Swiss functional experts. take on will only engage with other professionals that fully match the needs of our clients and involve them from project scoping to execution.

Klaus Moser

Klaus Moser is an independent consultant combining experience from strategy consulting (BCG) and line management (Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur MSD). In his career, Klaus Moser gathered extensive strategic, commercial and project management skills in healthcare and other industries, in large and mid-sized organizations, on an international and Swiss market level. With 18 years of professional career and having been in a wide range of different functions and positions, he also has strong leadership experience.

Klaus Moser is founder, owner and general manager of take on GmbH, Switzerland.

Klaus Moser was general manager of Sanofi Pasteur MSD Switzerland with responsibility for the Swiss legal entity and vaccines business. In this role, he managed the demerger and closure of the firm by end of 2016. Earlier in 2014 and 2015, Klaus Moser was vaccines business unit lead for Austria and Switzerland at Pfizer. In both roles, he was manager of the entire pharma operation.

Klaus Moser´s background comes from strategy consulting with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and from having been in various headquarter/regional roles at large pharma corporations being responsible for commercial management, regional and corporate strategic planning and alliance management. Klaus Moser also gained extensive project experience in business development/M&A, post-merger integration and restructuring.

Klaus Moser earned his doctoral and master degrees in business administration. His academic research focused on mass customization strategies (click here for further information).

Klaus Moser

Klaus Moser is an independent consultant combining experience from strategy consulting (BCG) and line management (Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur MSD). In his career, Klaus Moser gathered extensive strategic, commercial and project management skills in healthcare and other industries, in large and mid-sized organizations, on an international and Swiss market level. With 18 years of professional career and having been in a wide range of different functions and positions, he also has strong leadership experience.

Klaus Moser is founder, owner and general manager of take on GmbH, Switzerland.

Klaus Moser was general manager of Sanofi Pasteur MSD Switzerland with responsibility for the Swiss legal entity and vaccines business. In this role, he managed the demerger and closure of the firm by end of 2016. Earlier in 2014 and 2015, Klaus Moser was vaccines business unit lead for Austria and Switzerland at Pfizer. In both roles, he was manager of the entire pharma operation.

Klaus Moser´s background comes from strategy consulting with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and from having been in various headquarter/regional roles at large pharma corporations being responsible for commercial management, regional and corporate strategic planning and alliance management. Klaus Moser also gained extensive project experience in business development/M&A, post-merger integration and restructuring.

Klaus Moser earned his doctoral and master degrees in business administration. His academic research focused on mass customization strategies (click here for further information).

take on team


To enable the firm´s comprehensive service offering, take on built a unique network of global professionals and local Swiss experts. This network includes select international strategy consultants on the one hand and local Swiss functional experts on the other. For its projects in the pharmaceutical industry and if required and agreed by the client, take on operates as a cross-functional team lead by Klaus Moser and comprising of experts from legal and finance as well as supply/logistics, regulatory, quality and medical.

take on GmbH
Dr. Klaus Moser

Binzmühlestrasse 217
CH – 8050 Zürich
Switzerland

phone +41 78 945 3771