Issued: 11 June 2013

Nicholas Hall & Company is delighted to announce that Graham Birch is joining the company as the General Manager of OTC TalentSelect Asia. Graham has over three decades of industry experience and has previously worked for GSK, Boots Healthcare and Novartis. OTC TalentSelect is the recruitment division of the company, which is managed by Yvonne Robson. Graham will be based in Australia and will focus on the Asian market.

At Head Office, one of the newer divisions of Nicholas Hall & Company - Competitive Intelligence & Market Analysis [CIMA]- which is led by Nina Stimson, Executive VP, adds two new recruits Lynn Webster and Kayu Tang. The CIMA division is designed to work side-by-side with clients to meet individual company needs to help build their business. The CIMA team tracks OTC development by company, category, and region; all of which is tailored to the client. With this increasing demand for bespoke approaches, the CIMA team is growing with this trend.

Also in the UK, Celine Waller, Director of DB6, is pleased to continue expanding the team with Jack Hargraves. Jack is a fresh graduate from University of Kent, who joins the team as a Market Analyst.

Lastly, Ian Birley, previously an investment banker, joins the company as a Consultant and will be focusing on acquisitions and deal making projects.

About the company

OTC TalentSelect

Our OTC TalentSelect team brings an unrivalled market perspective to search and selection, offering clients a truly unique understanding of their needs, and delivering customised solutions for middle / senior management and executive level appointments. We cover the consumer healthcare spectrum from OTC to personal care across all functions, helping our clients recruit the best candidates.


Yvonne Robson, VP of OTC TalentSelect:

Graham Birch, OTC TalentSelect Asia:

Competitive Intelligence & Market Analysis [CIMA]

Designed to meet individual company needs, CIMA tracks OTC developments across specified companies, categories and regions. Nina Stimson and her team offer a comprehensive set of service with regular updates and face-to-face meetings.


Nina Stimson, Executive VP and Head of CIMA:

DB6 Global OTC Database

Leading global sales database dedicated to OTC includes over 9,000 brands and 2,000 companies across 62 countries. Nielsen has licenced its entire OTC market data to Nicholas Hall & Company, further strengthening the database in a number of areas.


Celine Waller, DB6 Director: