Alain Serhan is a core member of Egon Zehnder’s Health and Technology Practices, and helps clients move seamlessly across these two segments. He works as a healthcare consultant with new entrants and established organizations alike as they expand their business into new sectors. As part of his joint role, Alain co-leads the firm’s digital health initiative. Beyond an active portfolio of executive search clients in health technology and IT services, Alain provides management appraisals, leadership development, recruitment solutions, leadership team effectiveness consulting, and accelerated integration support to executives transitioning into new roles.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Alain was Vice President, Sales and Consulting Services, at IMS Health Canada, where he launched and built the company’s Consulting and Services group and led the sales team to deliver more than $90 million in annual revenues. Before IMS, Alain helped position, raise financing for, and build two start-ups including one in the distributed data space that was later sold to Sybase, and one in the online healthcare marketing sector. As a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Alain advised executives in the telecom, consumer goods, and healthcare sectors. Earlier in his career, he worked for Nortel Networks, IBM, and Omron Japan, as an engineer and developer.
Alain holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal, and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.