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Finding Dynamic Life Science Leaders

Life sciences – including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, and diagnostics – is the fastest growing sector in the executive search industry. Life sciences illustrates the symbiotic relationship between science and business – leading to innovation in healthcare therapies, treatment and prevention, and improved quality of life. With the shift towards personalized medicine and the latest technologies and data, life sciences leaders face complex demands to develop and deliver rapidly evolving products and services.

Led by consultants with more than 50 years of combined life sciences experience in biotechnology, drug discovery, medical device and related companies, the firm’s life sciences practice identifies innovative leaders with a unique blend of executive, academic and scientific experience.

Witt/Kieffer life sciences recruiting consultants have an extensive network of contacts in both major U.S. and global markets. Witt/Kieffer life sciences executive search offices are located where most U.S.-based life sciences companies are headquartered today including Northern California/San Francisco, Southern California, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Minneapolis and Houston, among others.

Integral to every life sciences assignment we conduct are our Solutions for Exceptional Leadership, rooted in an industry-specific competency assessment model which helps to evaluate an executive’s strengths and areas for improvement. Based upon factors critical to success in life sciences’ leaders, this proven portfolio of tools and methodologies helps organizations define what great leadership is according to their needs.

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