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Jazz Pharmaceuticals Partners With Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Associate Director, Clinical Development-Hematology/Oncology

Ron Cheung has joined Jazz Pharmaceuticals as Associate Director, Clinical Development-Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Cheung joins Jazz from Seattle Children’s Hospital where he served as Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. In addition to a MD and PhD from the University of Washington, Dr. Cheung has held positions of increasing related responsibility at University of Washington School of Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

The search was successfully led by Gerard Danishek at Westwood & Wilshire.

 

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

BioMarin Partners With Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Senior Medical Director, PegPal

Jan Iles has joined BioMarin as Senior Medical Director, PegPal. Dr. Iles joins BioMarin from Amgen, Inc. where she served as Clinical Research Medical Director, Sensipar/Mimpara, Parsabiv. In addition to a MD from McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Iles has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Immediate Family Medical Care, INC Research, and Quintiles Transnational Corporation.

The search was successfully led by Michael Cane at Westwood & Wilshire.

 

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Kristin Speer Joins Westwood & Wilshire as Managing Director, Technology Practice

We are excited to welcome Kristin Speer to the Westwood & Wilshire team as Managing Director, Technology Practice, based in Redwood Shores, CA. Kristin distinguished herself in Korn/Ferry International’s Global Technology Practice, and went on to establish AccelSearch, completing numerous retained executive searches across a variety of C-level roles for both emerging technology startups and global technology companies. Her expertise in placing cross-functional CXO’s and VP’s to build high-performance executive teams is sought after by CEOs and HR leaders.

Kristin’s experience in SaaS, PaaS, IoT companies focuses on enterprise application software, network security, fintech, and digital health. “Kristin’s experience aligns well with our expanding Technology Practice that has grown out of our Biotech and Life Sciences Practice,” said Alan Cullen, Westwood & Wilshire’s CEO. “Kristin’s unique background and dedication to client satisfaction is a natural fit for our firm.”

“I’m delighted to join the outstanding team at Westwood & Wilshire to continue expanding their Technology Practice and office in Silicon Valley,” said Kristin. “The firm’s reputation for speed, excellence and transparency is being recognized by the valley’s top tech companies. It’s a privilege to be part of their team.”

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At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

BioMarin Partners With Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Vice President of Medical Services, Global Medical Affairs

Bert Bakker has joined BioMarin as Vice President of Medical Services, Global Medical Affairs. Bert is a senior industry executive with expertise in pediatric and adult endocrinology and joins BioMarin from Versartis, where he served as Senior Vice President, Global Medical Affairs. Prior to Versartis, Dr. Bakker held positions of increasing related responsibility at Pfizer, Genentech, and Ipsen.

The search was successfully led by Michael Cane at Westwood & Wilshire.

 

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

BioMarin Partners With Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Director of Regulatory Affairs

Julie Rider has joined BioMarin as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Rider joins BioMarin from Bioelectron Technology Corp. where she served as Director, Nonclinical Development and Regulatory Affairs. In addition to a PhD from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Rider has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Northrop Grumman Corp., Cato Research, and Pharus Solutions, LLC.

The search was successfully led by Gerard Danishek at Westwood & Wilshire.

 

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.