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

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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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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Liftstream Gets Even More Social

Liftstream was early to the social media party, which perhaps explains why we rank #2 among our competitors for Twitter followers and #3 for LinkedIn followers, chasing the #1 spot with your help. We’re on social media for a host … 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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Biotechnology must embrace a more diverse future of leadership

Authored by Karl Simpson When you talk to biotech entrepreneurs and sector investors, the topic of management and leadership is one that often features very strongly as the critical success factor. However, there is a dearth of research analysis into … Continue reading

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Minoryx gains Orphan Drug Designation in X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy

Authored by Karl Simpson Nestled in the Bio-Cat cluster in Barcelona, Spain is the orphan drug therapeutics company, Minoryx Therapeutics, which is developing new medicines for the treatment of inborn errors in metabolism. The company is addressing these particular rare … Continue reading

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Merck Serono continues impressive standard in gender diversity

Authored by Karl Simpson Merck Serono has quickly become a standard-bearer for gender diversity in the pharmaceutical sector. In recent studies it has been shown that the pharmaceutical sector is beginning to fair well relative to other industrial sectors when … Continue reading

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NED candidate selected as Chairman of Targacept

Authored by Karl Simpson Dr. Stephen Hill, CEO of Targacept Inc. took charge of the company in December 2012. With just over a year in the job, he now has a new Chairman of the board after Mark Skaletsky stepped … Continue reading

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13 Life Science Leaders to watch in 2013 – The Verdict!

Authored by Liftstream In January 2013, Liftstream highlighted 13 people we thought the life sciences industry should be watching during 2013 as they took on unique challenges that we marked out for the year ahead. This January, we look back … Continue reading

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Dr Karl-Ludwig Kley – Merck KGaA – Executive Leadership Series

Authored by James Sheppard At the beginning of 2013 Liftstream profiled 13 life science leaders we believed were going to make an impact over the course of the year. Below we outline how Dr Karl-Ludwig Kley performed for Merck KGaA in 2013. 2013 Liftstream Analysis: 2012 … Continue reading

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