CEO, US Subsidiary, Specialty Pharma | New Jersey: RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group
December 2, 2019
Greater New York City Area, United States
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CEO, US Subsidiary, Specialty Pharma | New Jersey: RETAINED SEARCH

Summary: Cornerstone Search Group has been retained by a successful branded specialty pharmaceutical company that enjoys an enviable historical track record of therapeutic area leadership, technical innovation, and stability. Our client is seeking to hire an entrepreneurial, hands-on, commercially-oriented executive to serve as CEO/Country Head of their US subsidiary, which is based in New Jersey.

As US CEO, you will oversee US commercial, regulatory/quality, supply chain, and medical affairs activities. In addition, you will be active in business development efforts (in-licensing/co-promotion/etc.) for this US subsidiary as our client prides itself on the independence with which it allows its subsidiary CEOs to operate.

Location: New Jersey

Desired Skills / Experiences / Intangibles:

  • Commercial leadership experience in a branded pharmaceutical/biotech company in specialty pharma therapeutic areas such as dermatology, endocrinology, women’s health, men’s health, urology, etc.
  • Prior experience in a similar role (US CEO / Business Unit Head / CCO) is a plus but will consider candidates at other leadership levels who have held P&L responsibility.
  • Business Development experience with commercial-stage in-licensing and/or co-promotion agreements is a plus.
  • A demonstrated track record of accomplishments that can be traced to the implementation and management of your own strategic initiatives.
  • An individual who is self-driven, entrepreneurial, hands-on, detail oriented, and has strong emotional intelligence.


Corey S. Ackerman, JD | Senior Partner


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Thomas Fascia | Partner


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About Cornerstone Search Group: Recognized by Forbes multiple times as one of the Top Executive Search Firms in the USA, we are a Pharmaceutical & Biotech Executive Search Firm that works across the spectrum of US and globally-based companies ranging from biotech startups to large, multinational branded and generic pharmas. We are particularly known for our long history of helping lesser-known US and globally-based companies compete for top talent at the Director, VP, and CxO (CEO, CMO, CSO, CCO) levels.

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