Life Sciences Recruiters and Executive Search

The life sciences industry is complex, and this makes it difficult to recruit high-quality candidates. The development of new technology and medicine happens at a lightning pace, and business leaders need employees who can keep up with those trends. At the same time, there is an increased demand on these talent markets, especially for candidates who understand how the latest medical devices and software can be best used for diagnostics, research, treatment, and therapies in a real-world medical practice.

Pharma and life science companies who develop these cutting-edge products need experienced professionals on their leadership teams. From engineers and data analysis to management and c-suite candidates, organizations across healthcare and the life sciences need candidates who can lead a digital transformation and drive future growth to meet their goals. The fast-paced challenge of today’s life sciences, biopharma, biotechnology and healthcare space requires visionary leadership. Businesses demand passionate advocates for innovation who can balance the range of commercial, operational and scientific complexities of their work and deliver value to shareholders and patients.

From pharmaceutical manufacturers to cutting-edge biotech and medtech innovators, Pender & Howe is one of the top consulting and executive search firms in the field. We proudly connect industry leaders and executives with top-performing talent. Our recruiters leverage deep industry expertise and extensive experience in life sciences recruitment to help our clients build impactful teams, resulting in well-balanced organizations with strong, multi-product anchors.

Pender & Howe’s executive search services identify candidates with the skills, presence, and knowledge to thrive in life sciences leadership positions. We understand the complexity and nuance across the spectrum of sectors in the life sciences industry and use those insights to deliver results. Our recruiting approach starts with building relationships with both candidates and companies. We understand what job seekers want from their career as well as the company’s candidate expectations and needs, whether that’s a niche skill set for a single role or an organization-wide push on equity and inclusion initiatives. 

From individual contributors all the way up to CEO, CFO, board of director searches, and other executive roles, Pender & Howe knows how to find the talent your team needs. We serve as a trusted partner for every company we work with, and the personal touch we bring to all of our searches is at the heart of our success hiring the best people from across the United States and Canada. If you have a recruitment need, let our executive search firm be your talent partners.

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Pender & Howe provides life sciences recruiting and executive search services across Canada and the US

About Pender and Howe

Pender & Howe Executive Search was formed by a team of professionals with extensive experience in executive search services. We provide a fully streamlined boutique retained service for companies looking to bolster their executive leadership team.

With a strong presence in key cities across North America, Pender & Howe boasts a comprehensive reach that spans the continent. From venture capital-backed disruptors, recently acquired private equity portfolio companies, academic institutions, not-for-profits to global public companies, our diverse client portfolio showcases our ability to cater to organizations of all sizes and stages. 

We understand that transparency, collaboration, and high-level service are paramount, and our recruitment team is committed to delivering these qualities consistently throughout every assignment we undertake. As a strategically low-volume recruitment firm, we ensure that all our clients receive a white-glove service, never diluting our efforts or compromising on quality. 

At Pender & Howe, we go beyond mere recruitment; we forge strategic partnerships that empower businesses to excel. By leveraging our extensive network, expertise, and dedication to exceptional service, we guarantee that your team receives the utmost attention, guidance, and support throughout their executive search journey. Trust us to deliver results that propel your organization to new heights, backed by our unwavering commitment to excellence. 

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