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This article was authored and posted by Karl Simpson, CEO and Founder of Liftstream, an Executive Search and Leadership Advisory firm operating in Life Sciences. It’s contents reflect his personal views and experiences.
Companies to partner executive search firms which have elevated their D&I expertise, and explicitly request increased candidate diversity.
The UK has been seriously tackling the issue of diversity in the senior ranks of British business. The Davies Review, led by the charismatic but challenging Lord Mervyn Davies, pushed UK boards to get 25% of women on the boards of FTSE 100 companies. This triggered concerted action on the part of the nominated companies because they would be publicly measured, and reported.
Voyager Therapeutics, a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing life-changing treatments for severe diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), today announced the appointment of Jane Pritchett Henderson as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Henderson brings more than 28 years of life sciences industry and banking experience and leadership to her new role.