Korn Ferry has appointed a new Senior Client Partner of its global life sciences practices and Managing Director of pharmaceuticals.
Mark Broer will join the executive search firm from Spencer Stuart, where he was a member of the Board and led the global biopharma practice. He will work in both the firm’s Zurich and London offices and is tasked with co-leading the global pharmaceutical sector - Hunts Canlon reports.
Broer brings a wealth of knowledge to the role. He previously led Spencer Stuart's healthcare practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and prior to that, he was an Executive Director at Russel Reynolds Associates.
However, Broer hasn’t always worked in the industry. Before starting his career in executive search in 1999, Broer was a Senior Vice President at a European-based investment bank. He also holds experience in business management, marketing and corporate strategy and served in the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
Jay Kizer, President of life sciences for Korn Ferry, comments on Broer’s appointment: “We are pleased to have Mark join our global life sciences practice.Mark is an industry expert and leader in the pharmaceutical sector, with over two decades of professional services experience. Both our clients and practice stand to benefit from Mark’s wisdom and expertise.”