Industry Expertise

Executive Life Sciences Roles

We provide high-value executive search services for organizations at the intersection of science, technology, and patient care.

Contact our executive consultants to begin your search today.

As ever-improving technology and other changing demands in the life sciences practice impact the industry, you need leaders to drive your organization forward and launch your business ahead. The Diversified Search Group Life Sciences | BioQuest team helps organizations at the intersection of science, technology, and patient care find innovative and transformational leaders to push your company into the future.

We help life science organizations across all sectors — from large public to private startups — create practical solutions to promote health and wellness. We partner with a wide range of companies, including global corporations, private equity, and venture capital firms, to find the necessary leaders to help your business thrive. 

We provide highly customized, personalized service to create lasting client relationships. We offer a partner-led, consultative approach that ensures we fully understand your unique culture and goals. We also aim for diversity, equity, and inclusion, bringing new perspectives to leadership positions to imaginatively shape the conversations.

Our Expertise in Executive Search for Life Sciences

Our team of life science executive search consultants helps your company create a dynamic leadership system promoting innovation by utilizing our extensive network of venture firms, corporate boards, and industry leaders. We have cultivated these networks for over 30 years, giving us unparalleled industry experience and connections.

As a leading life sciences executive search firm in the U.S., we have earned distinction for incredible results. We work to understand company cultures and provide timely solutions for our clients’ executive needs. Our team knows the life sciences industry from years of placing C-suite executives and building board relationships in life sciences startups and global organizations.

We specialize in these industry sectors:


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biotechnology
  • Venture Capital
  • Medical Devices
  • Digital Health
  • Private Equity
  • Diagnostics
  • Research Institutions

Our high-touch approach covers every aspect of your search, from beginning to end. We start by matching you with a life sciences executive search expert who has deep industry knowledge in your market. We then establish a comprehensive personal relationship, learning all the unique aspects of your company from the bottom up so we can represent you in the best light to the market. Working closely with your team, we draft a search strategy to identify targets and candidates. We then go into the market to recruit top talent and work all the way through the offer negotiation until we have a placed candidate.

At A Glance

Our work incorporates a focus on placing inclusive, transformational leaders with diverse backgrounds. This deep commitment is woven into our search processes, resulting in industry-leading results.


of placed leaders
were women
and/or people
of color in 2021.


of placed leaders
stay in the role
at least one year
in 2021.


of placed leaders
stay in the role
at least two years
in 2021.

Life Science Executive Function Placements

Strong leadership skills can remake your business to prepare for a changing future.

However, you must invest in the right place, finding forward-looking development, rather than leaders who focus on old models to find success.

We find leaders for all executive life sciences functions, including:

  • CEO/ Board / Executive Management
  • Quality / Regulatory Affairs
  • R&D / Medical / Clinical
  • Marketing / Sales
  • Manufacturing / Supply Chain
  • Human Resources / DEI
  • Finance
  • Digital / IT
  • Legal / General Counsel

How We Can Help | Partner With Us

Diversified Search Group brings a deliberately different approach to your executive search for life sciences, serving a balanced portfolio of sectors and supplying incredibly inclusive candidate slates. We also provide a personalized search approach for every client. 
Whether you seek a life sciences executive position or want to learn more about our current partners, contact our Life Sciences experts

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