Life Sciences

As life sciences continues to experience radical change in the competitive landscape; strong leadership talent is the differentiator.

The pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector has long since been a global business, but a trend for mergers and acquisition, increasing competition in R&D and constantly evolving ethical parameters makes the need for experienced, knowledgeable, inspiring talent, imperative.

Odgers Berndtson's market leadership in the search for senior executives and directors of key business areas in life science corporations is based on practice specialists with years of credible experience. We have a deep knowledge of all areas of life sciences, and have experts who are able to marry the needs of each client with the individual talents of experienced professionals, to create lasting appointments that add value from day one.

Our goal is to find smart, sophisticated business professionals who are technically literate, globally astute, and operationally agile. Our art lies in our ability to locate and entice such individuals to your organization. This ability is forged through our collective industry, educational and sector expertise and our reputation for tenacity, service excellence, problem solving and creativity. 

Working with our own functional experts, Odgers Berndtson's Life Sciences Practice offers global solutions in the following areas:

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biotechnology
  • Outsourcing/CROs
  • Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Other products & services for the sector

To discuss your leadership needs, please speak to one of our consultants.

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Global practice leader

John Jakenfelds

John Jakenfelds

John Jakenfelds is the Global Practice Leader for Life Sciences based in Odgers Berndtson's London...

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