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Liftstream is an executive search recruitment company in the life sciences sector

What would make your employees stay?

  Human capital, in almost all companies, is the resource with the greatest potential to deliver the company’s success. Therefore, understanding how to maximise the potential of every employee in the company is of great value to any discerning leader. … Continue reading

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Demand Grows for Cancer R&D Executives

Authored by Karl Simpson Published: 22/07/2014 The recent acquisition of Norway’s biotech frontrunner, Algeta, by Bayer for $2.9 billion, purchasing their exciting new prostate cancer drug Xofigo, has brought considerable attention on Oslo, a small biotech market by global standards, … Continue reading

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Recruiters Must Exercise Their Options on Executive Pay

Fair and equitable compensation is a challenge which grips leaders at all levels of the corporate ladder. It is CEOs and Boards who often receive the brunt of the hostile objections to what are viewed as excessive rewards. While undershooting … Continue reading

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Board Succession Requires Refreshing Plan

Author: Karl Simpson, Liftstream Succession planning should concern every board of directors, irrespective of whether private or public. Increasingly, public company shareholders and representative organisations such as ISS or Glass Lewis are scrutinising the degree to which succession plans for … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Appointing More Executive Women

Author: Karl Simpson This month, Corporate-UK trumpeted the fact that the FTSE 100 has reached a target threshold of 25% women representation across their board of directors (here). This is an achievement driven by voluntary participation encouraged from the targets … Continue reading

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Women Currently only 10% of Biotech Boards, Gender Study Shows

Authored by Karl Simpson In a new research study into gender diversity in biotech leadership, the findings convey a picture of significant male dominance in biotech boardroom. The research conducted by Liftstream, a specialist life sciences executive search practice, examined … Continue reading

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Executive Recruitment Round-up October 2014

Authored by James Sheppard Atlas ventures appointed Jason Rhodes as a Partner in its life sciences team. Jason arrives at Atlas from Epizyme where he was President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). At Atlas, Rhodes will head the new investment … Continue reading

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Loxo Oncology Expands Leadership Team

Authored by James Sheppard The New York based biopharmaceutical company Loxo Oncology announced that it had added several senior executives across the company to help the company expand and build the clinical pipeline and advance early drug development. The appointments … Continue reading

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Prosensa announces senior management and board appointments

Authored by Karl Simpson Prosensa HoldingsN.V, the drug development company focused on advancing therapies for duchenne muscular dystrophy announced the appointment of Willem W. van Weperen to the new position of chief commercial officer and the addition of Dr. Annalisa Jenkins … Continue reading

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Executive Recruitment Roundup – July

Authored by Liftstream Since ViroPharma Inc was acquired by Shire, many of the company’s leadership have moved to other parts of the sector and the VP Global Regulatory Affairs, Robert Pietrusko is no exception. He has just joined the Cambridge, … Continue reading

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