Author: Mensah Alkebu-Lan
Table of Contents #
Despite the technical complexity of the two industries, there are a number of investors who have been paying close attention to Biotech and Pharma companies and their Chief Executives.
The Biotechnology industry continues to grow, but along with this comes the challenge of finding qualified and experienced CEOs to lead.
There is a very short list of CEO candidates with decades of experience. Instead, companies have had to come up with ways to identify leadership potential. For example, boards at Biotech companies may opt to use things such as psychometric instruments to identify behavioral characteristics relevant to leadership roles.
The essence of the Biotech CEO embodies a number of traits. For example, he or she must be able to learn from others. This is extremely important in the life sciences.
Biotech CEO Jobs on LinkedIn #
- Biotech CEO Jobs | LinkedIn, https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/ceo-biotech-jobs/. Accessed 23 July 2022.
Past Events for Biotech CEOs #
- Biotech CEO Summit: Home (July 11-13, 2022), https://www.biotechceosummit.com/. Accessed 23 July 2022.
- Biotech CEO Summit Europe: Home (May 9-11, 2022), https://www.biotechceosummit-eu.com/. Accessed 23 July 2022.
- “The Top 25 Biotech CEOs of 2022.” The Healthcare Technology Report., 14 February 2022, https://thehealthcaretechnologyreport.com/the-top-25-biotech-ceos-of-2022/. Accessed 23 July 2022.
- “The Top 25 Biotech CEOs of 2021.” The Healthcare Technology Report., 24 February 2021, https://thehealthcaretechnologyreport.com/the-top-25-biotech-ceos-of-2021/. Accessed 23 July 2022.
- LaHucik, Kyle. “'Biotech sisterhood': 25 female CEOs find new ways to 'sponsor' the next generation at Arizona retreat.” Fierce Biotech, https://www.fiercebiotech.com/biotech/biotech-sisterhood-25-industry-ceos-convene-sponsor-support-women-c-suite. Accessed 23 July 2022.
- “So you want to become a biotech CEO – BIO.” Biotechnology Innovation Organization, https://archive.bio.org/advocacy/letters/so-you-want-become-biotech-ceo. Accessed 23 July 2022.
- Pagliarulo, Ned. “How biotech and pharma companies pay their CEOs, and their workers.” BioPharma Dive, 8 September 2020, https://www.biopharmadive.com/news/biotech-pharma-ceo-employee-pay-2019/582851/. Accessed 23 July 2022.
- Werber, Yaron, et al. “The First Time Biotech CEO: A High-Wire Act.” Cowen, https://www.cowen.com/insights/advice-for-the-first-time-biotech-ceo/. Accessed 23 July 2022.