Based in New York, Jennifer Power is active in Egon Zehnder’s Healthcare Practice. She is valued by clients for her deep insights derived from decades of management experience working with big pharma as well as biotech and nonprofit health organizations. Having dedicated her career to advancing and delivering medicines across geographies and economic segments, Jennifer is passionate about the healthcare sector and loves helping to form and build high performance teams.
I love the intricate, cross-functional nature of the pharma and healthcare industry and how business success also benefits people around the globe.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, most recently Jennifer was with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the role of Deputy Director for Innovation Introduction with responsibility for establishing delivery pathways for Covid-19 therapeutics, mainly in Africa. That was preceded by multiple, headquarter-based commercial leadership roles at Pfizer, culminating in her move to Johannesburg as the General Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa. Earlier in her career, she worked in Global and US marketing roles at Novartis Oncology and Schering Plough.
Jennifer earned a BA from Pomona College and an MBA from Columbia University. She has a strong connection to nature and enjoys playing active sports like tennis, skiing, and running, and travels widely.