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

Has investment changed your board?

  Preparing a board and management team for the journey of growing the company requires extensive planning to ensure that they are ready for all that journey can throw at them. Leaving this too late can have negative implications for … Continue reading

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Is your company losing out because of bias?

  Unconscious or implicit bias is shared by both men and women. Research has consistently shown that women also display an explicit bias towards both men and women (Brookes, 2014; Reuben, 2012). When biases subconsciously influence candidate selection or promotion, … Continue reading

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Have You Found the Right CxO?

Companies to partner executive search firms which have elevated their D&I expertise, and explicitly request increased candidate diversity.   Trying to understand the different drivers leading to the under representation of women in the senior ranks of the life sciences … Continue reading

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Leaders on the Front Line

  In striving for your goals, you’re occasionally given a cause to reflect on where you’ve come from. For Liftstream, that occasion arrived in September of this year when being nominated by industry colleagues for the ‘Commitment to Diversity’ award … Continue reading

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UK shows multi-stakeholder approach tackles 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 … Continue reading

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Voyager Therapeutics Appoints Jane Pritchett Henderson as Chief Financial Officer

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. … Continue reading

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Massachusetts leads way in search for next generation of biotech leaders

Two months ago, Liftstream had the privilege of holding our 2nd annual diversity conference in Boston with our partner Biogen. The event, as you perhaps know by now, bought together some great leaders from across life sciences, investment and academia to … Continue reading

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Immatics Nominates Katina Dorton as CFO

Immatics Biotechnologies, a biopharmaceutical company focused on cancer immunotherapy, has appointed Katina Dorton as CFO. “Dorton’s experience working with innovative life sciences companies and strong track record leading corporate transactions and managing financial operations makes her an excellent addition to … Continue reading

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Aegerion Names Mary Szela as CEO

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative therapies for patients with debilitating rare diseases, has appointed Mary Szela as CEO and a member of board of directors. Szela replaces interim CEO Sandford Smith who … Continue reading

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Blueprint Medicines Bolsters Senior Management

Blueprint Medicines, a company discovering and developing highly selective investigational kinase medicines for patients with genomically defined diseases, has appointed Kathryn (Kate) Haviland as Chief Business Officer, who will be responsible for the firm’s corporate strategy, business development, corporate communications … Continue reading

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