Peter L. Levin

Copenhagen, New York

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Peter L. Levin Egon Zehnder, Copenhagen, New York


Peter L. Levin is leader of Egon Zehnder’s global Health Practice, having previously led the firm’s Health Practice in both North America and Europe. Peter has unusually broad international experience. While based in New York and now Copenhagen, Peter has worked with leading American and European biopharmaceuticals companies, biotech enterprises, medical device and diagnostics companies. He is a trusted senior advisor assisting healthcare clients on CEO succession planning, executive search and recruitment for CEO positions and board appointments, as well as senior level commercial, research & development, manufacturing and quality assurance executives. Peter also provides executive assessments, leadership development consulting, and accelerated integration support to executives transitioning into new roles.


Prior to Egon Zehnder, Peter was associate general counsel at Novo Nordisk, and later head of business support and development at the company’s global marketing unit. Before Novo Nordisk, he was an attorney with the law firm Kelley Drye & Warren in New York; head of section, Mergers and Acquisitions, with Unibank in Copenhagen; and an attorney with the Copenhagen law firm, Plesner, where he began his career as an associate, practicing corporate law.

Peter earned a first degree in Law (Juris Doctor, JD) from the University of Copenhagen School of Law and a Master of Laws (LLM) from Duke University.

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Peter L. Levin Egon Zehnder, Copenhagen, New York