The Christopher Group Places Senior Talent Development Manager at STERIS

MENTOR, OH – STERIS, a leading provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services, has appointed Kartik Bhavsar as their new Senior Talent Development Manager. This critical search was led and placed by Managing Partner, Ayla Maloney and Recruiting Director, Logan Sweet.

Ayla Davis

“We have been huge fans of Kartik and his career for years here at TCG.  He is an incredible Talent Leader and overall, just a really great guy!  We are so excited for the team at STERIS and Kartik as they continue to build out the Talent Development function across the globe,” said Ayla Maloney.

The Talent Development Manager is a newly created role and an integral part of the HR

 footprint in this rapidly growing, matrixed, global organization. This is a high-touch, highly visible role that will build, design and shape the strategy and tactics around succession planning, talent development, and leadership development as a collaborative partner and consultant to the Senior Executive Board, Senior Leadership Teams, and Senior HR Business Partners across the enterprise. 

“I am thrilled to join STERIS and be a part of Sarah’s talented team,” said Kartik Bhavsar. “I look forward to helping shape the future of business-driven talent development at STERIS through collaborative and consultative engagement and partnership with key stakeholders across STERIS’ global footprint. I am grateful to Logan Sweet and Ayla Maloney at The Christopher Group for helping me locate this incredible opportunity. Can’t say enough about their transparent and caring approach through the entire process!”

Bhavsar brings an impressive resume of consulting, leadership and organizational development with companies such as Lockheed Martin, Ameren, and Corporate Warrior Consulting.


STERIS was founded in 1987 with the goal to help their customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science products and services around the globe. They provide world-class products and services for their Customers, safe and rewarding work for their people, and superior returns for their Shareholders. Today they have over 13,000 associates worldwide, over 3,000 Customer-facing sales and service professionals, and in 2020 the firm produced $3.0 Billion in revenue. 

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR searchinterim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.