Heidrick & Struggles strengthens healthcare & life sciences leadership
As global practice managing partner – healthcare and life sciences, Mitchell will lead a team of more than 80 partners, principals and associates in the Americas, Europe and Asia serving clients in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and healthcare services sectors.
"John has an unsurpassed reputation throughout the life sciences industry for his deep experience and success in finding and placing senior leaders globally throughout the sector. He will be a true difference-maker for our clients in the sector and to our firm in building the strength of this practice," said Krishnan Rajagopalan, executive vice president and global head of practices for Heidrick & Struggles. "John will lead the further development of our expertise in a business sector that continues to experience rapid growth in every region of the world."
Mitchell brings nearly 30 years of experience in executive search, working at the senior executive and board levels, primarily advising companies in healthcare and life sciences, including global conglomerates, emerging firms, private equity-backed companies and startups.