BROOKFIELD, WI (February 1, 2021) – Novo Nordisk, a global leader in diabetes care, has partnered with Cielo, the world’s top Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider, to enhance its sourcing and recruiting strategy and improve the experiences of all key stakeholders, including candidates and hiring managers, across 10 locations in the United States and Canada.

The partnership includes talent acquisition support for all functional areas including corporate, research and development, sales, and manufacturing.

“For Novo Nordisk to continue to drive change to defeat diabetes and other chronic diseases, finding the right talent is crucial,” says Alain Proietti, Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition at Novo Nordisk. “Cielo’s expertise in life sciences, world-class sourcing capabilities and innovative technologies will help us find the talent necessary for us to be successful. We are excited to partner with Cielo, which shares core values of innovation, accountability and respect.”

The partnership aims to improve the flexibility and scalability of Novo Nordisk’s talent acquisition function, elevate recruiters to be true talent advisors to the organization and better align the talent acquisition strategy to business outcomes.

“We at Cielo are proud to partner with Novo Nordisk on their journey to help millions in North America face the impact of diabetes and other chronic conditions,” said Greg Summers, President, North America, Cielo.  “As someone whose family has been directly impacted by the effects of diabetes, I know how important this mission is. Novo Nordisk’s quest to defeat diabetes requires top talent across the organization who fit the Novo Nordisk culture. Our Cielo team is poised and well-equipped to find and engage the right candidates who will contribute to Novo Nordisk’s noble cause.”

About Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 43,500 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information, visit

About Cielo

Cielo is the world’s #1 Global RPO provider on the 2020 Baker’s Dozen list and delivers RPO, Total Talent, Consulting, and Executive Search services in 100+ countries. We design comprehensive, people-centric solutions and leverage Cielo TalentCloud – our award-winning technology suite featuring CRM, AI, automation, and analytics capabilities – to help our clients find, attract and hire the specific talent to move their businesses forward. To learn more, visit