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Advanced Technology Executive Search



Our Life Sciences team partners with some of the most innovative companies on the planet across Biopharmaceuticals, Medical Device, Diagnostics and Digital Health. Please see below for our specific Practice areas of expertise.

Live Sciences Executive Search



Medical/Clinical Research

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Senior Vice President, Clinical
  • Vice President of Medical Services, Global Medical Affairs
  • Head of Rare Disease Clinical Development
  • Head, Clinical Trial Operations
  • Executive Director, Clinical Development, Oncology
  • Executive Director, Ophthalmology
  • Senior Director, Medical Affairs
  • Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development, Zika
  • Senior Medical Director, Gene Therapy
  • Director, US Medical Affairs Oncology
  • Medical Director, Achondroplasia

Regulatory & Compliance

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Executive Vice President, Quality
  • VP, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Director, Drug Safety Surveillance
  • Director, Regulatory Operations and Compliance - Vaccine BU
  • Director of Development Science Quality, TMF, Records Management
  • Regulatory Affairs Lead


  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Chief Business Officer
  • Vice President Corporate Strategy
  • Senior Director, Business Development



Health Technology Innovation

Alphabet company Verily is developing tools to collect and organize health data, then creating interventions and platforms that put insights derived from that health data to use for more holistic care management for diseases that affect large populations.

Chief Operating Officer

Westwood & Wilshire partnered with Verily and Alphabet management to fill this critical leadership role in one of the world's most innovative health technology companies.

Clinical Lead


Commercial Launch

Zosano Pharma Corporation is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on providing systemic administration of therapeutics to patients using a proprietary Adhesive Dermally-Applied Microneedle technology. The lead clinical asset has completed the pivotal efficacy trial and is filing for approval in 2020.

Chief Executive Officer

Westwood & Wilshire partnered with Zosano to identify a succession CEO to lead the build out of the commercial infrastructure and launch of the company’s lead asset.


Rare Disease Pharmaceuticals

BioMarin is a world leader in developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceuticals for rare diseases driven by genetic causes.

Vice President of Medical Services, Global Medical Affairs
Senior Medical Director, Gene Therapy
Senior Medical Director, PegPal
Senior Director, Clinical Biospecimen Management
Medical Director, Achondroplasia

Additional placements:

  • Director, Immunogenicity
  • Director, Regulatory Affairs CMC
  • Medical Director, Drug Safety Surveillance
  • Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Director, Immunogenicity
  • Director, Business Development
  • Director of Development Science Quality, TMF, Records Mgmt
  • Scientist II, NonClinical Pharmacology / Toxicology
  • Senior Clinical Science Specialist in the Gene Therapy program


Genetic Sequencing, Drug Development

Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary technologies which produce optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Therapeutic Area Head, Immunology, Genetics Center
Head, Clinical Trial Operations
Senior Director, Clinical Development
Medical Director, Immunology

miRagen Therapeutics

MicroRNA Therapies

We are harnessing the power of microRNA science to develop therapies that normalize biological pathways and counterbalance disease.

Senior Vice President, Clinical Science
Senior Vice President, R&D

Syneos Health

Clinical Development Trials Innovation

Clinical development programs and clinical trials in the areas of cardiovascular health, central nervous system, endocrinology, infectious diseases, oncology, pediatrics, and psychiatry.

Vice President, Clinical Development
Executive Director, Ophthalmology
Executive Director, Clinical Development
Executive Director, Clinical Development


Acute and Chronic Disease Treatments

Focus on products to treat hemophilia, kidney disease, immune disorders and other chronic and acute medical conditions.

Vice President, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs
Regulatory Affairs Lead
Global Clinical Development Lead Acute Therapies
Executive Director, Clinical Development


Innovative Global Pharmaceuticals

Takeda R&D consists of two world-class, externally facing sites in Boston, Massachusetts and Shonan Health Innovation Park (Kanagawa, Japan) supported by lean, cutting-edge regional development and medical centers throughout the world, and a premier biotech-like research center in San Diego, California.

Vice President, Clinical Quality
Senior Director, Regulatory Operations and Compliance - Vaccine BU
Director, US Medical Affairs Oncology
Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development, Zika
Medical Director, Vaccine Business Unit


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