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Egon Zehnder Announces New Global Health Practice – Egon Zehnder Health

NEW YORK October 28, 2015 – Egon Zehnder, a global leader in executive search and leadership advisory services, today formalized the transformation of its global healthcare and life sciences practice to reflect the broad changes sweeping across the industry. Leading healthcare and life sciences firms are evolving their business models while new entrants from the consumer, retail, and technology sectors are aggressively investing in the $9 trillion global healthcare market. As these companies enter new markets, executives follow suit, leveraging careers from a variety of fields to drive change across the healthcare spectrum.

“To say that healthcare is in the midst of a transformation is almost cliché at this point; the pace and breadth of change across the industry is unprecedented,” said Al Prieto, Global Practice Leader, Egon Zehnder Health. “To keep up with fierce competition, and to meet the needs of diverse and empowered patients and consumers, companies require a new type of leadership – leaders who can capture and synthesize insights across sectors in order to catalyze change and drive innovation on a global scale.”

The Egon Zehnder Health team serves organizations dedicated to improving global health and well-being through senior executive search, talent assessment, and leadership development. The firm’s resources are focused on areas of critical importance to its clients, including consumer centricity, data and technology insights, product innovation, and global healthcare systems.

“This is bigger than just aligning our practice team,” says Mr. Prieto. “It’s about harnessing the global resources of our entire firm to support our valued clients. Due to our unique structure and approach, we are able to seamlessly partner with colleagues across industry practice groups to identify and attract top executives while also delivering best-in-class leadership talent management solutions that are required to navigate today’s rapidly evolving healthcare market.”

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About Egon Zehnder
Founded in 1964, Egon Zehnder is a global leader in executive search and talent advisory services with more than 400 consultants in 69 offices across 41 countries. The firm provides senior-level executive search, board search and advisory, CEO succession, family business advisory as well as leadership assessment and development to the world’s most respected organizations. Egon Zehnder’s clients range from large corporations to emerging growth companies, family and private-equity controlled entities, government and regulatory bodies, and major educational and cultural organizations. For more information visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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