With innovations such as Artificial Intelligence, digital pharmaceuticals and telemedicine, as well as the introduction of emerging markets and consolidation of brands; pharmaceutical and life sciences firms need to prepare for continual transformation and competition.
Staying ahead of the curve in this consistently progressive industry requires the top talent. At Horton International, we help businesses to not only seek out the right people but create a talent strategy to ensure our clients foster and retain top leaders who embrace and thrive on change.
We are the trusted, go-to Executive Search partner to many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and life sciences companies.
We recruit at senior management and board level, always with an eye on diversity, for;
We help clients across a range of industries and departments including;
Paul is a core team member of the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences practice at Horton International
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Paul is a familiar face in the UK biotech arena. He has spent over thirty years in the pharmaceuticals and life sciences sector, working initially with Beecham Pharmaceuticals, before joining Genzyme Corporation, where he went on to head the Company’s UK operations. During his role as CEO of GeneMedix, Paul led the dual listed IPO in London and Singapore, and became exposed to the business environment in China and the Far East. In 1998, he entered the world of executive search by joining the healthcare specialists, Ruston Poole International.
He is the Managing Partner of Horton International, Global Healthcare, the result or the merger of Horton UK and Ruston Poole International. He has worked extensively in the UK, USA, mainland Europe and Asia, with clients including major pharmaceutical companies, international generics companies, medical device organisations and early stage biotechnology companies. He has helped organisations to fill roles including Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and non-executive Directors, as well as senior Manufacturing, Operations, Commercial and R&D positions.
Paul studied Chemistry at the University of Surrey. He has been the Chairman of the UK BioIndustry Association’s Manufacturing Advisory Committee, where he championed the need to build a sustainable biomanufacturing infrastructure in the UK. In 1997 Paul received an MBE for services to biotechnology, and in 1999 was the recipient of the IChemE Donald Medal, awarded for service to the biochemical engineering sector.
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Jim is a core team member of the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences practice at Horton International
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Jim’s tenured career has been within multiple sectors including: diagnostic imaging, healthcare technology, pharmaceuticals, contract research organizations (CROs), hospitals, medical devices and wearables, as well as private equity consulting.
Prior to joining Horton International, Jim was with Witt Kieffer, building out their healthcare practice in the hospital and higher education (not-for-profit) markets. Jim’s leadership roles have included serving as President/CEO of several health service and health technology firms, including those focused on genomics and personalized medicine. He has held corporate officer positions with publicly traded Covance (formerly Corning Life Sciences) and Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals (now Sanofi). He began his career in the General Management program at General Electric’s Medical Systems Division. Including his work within executive search, he has acquired and merged companies, built leadership teams and cultures, and throughout has developed an expansive global network within the healthcare and life sciences industries.
In addition to his advisory and executive search services, Jim volunteers at a number of charitable healthcare organizations and industry associations (CHIME and DIA).
Jim has a Master of Science in industrial psychology from Virginia Tech and has worked and lived in the US, EU, Africa and India.
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Johannes is a core team member of the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences practice at Horton International
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Johannes Suciu has many years of professional experience in filling executive positions in the life science and chemical industries, with a background in personnel development, coaching and recruiting.
Johannes is committed to bringing together organizations and people in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical technology and diagnostics sectors, and is distinguished by his ability to recognize trends, and using this insight to bring forward-thinking solutions for his clients. He is an experienced Business Unit Manager with a history of working in human resources (HR consulting, executive search, executive coaching, technical recruitment, and mergers and acquisitions). Previously, he was Executive Vice President at the management consultancy DHR International, and Client Partner at Mediatum, an international executive search and development company in Germany.
Functional expertise lies in general management, supply chain, sales and marketing and operations, with a track record of successful assignments for Chairs, C-Suite positions and VP level roles.
Johannes studied sociology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, specializing in social psychology, methods of empirical social research and linguistics.
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