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Peter Levin leads Egon Zehnder’s global Health Practice. He previously led the firm’s Copenhagen office and its Health Practice in North America and Europe. He has worked with boards and C-suites of leading American and European biopharmaceutical, biotech, med-tech, med-device, and diagnostic companies. Peter has deep expertise advising boards on CEO succession and recruiting CEOs and senior-level commercial, R&D, manufacturing, and quality-assurance executives in the health-care industry. He has conducted numerous board searches and board reviews for companies in the life sciences industry. Peter also provides executive assessment services, leadership development consulting, and accelerated integration support to executives transitioning to new roles.

Finding executives for companies dedicated to saving and improving the lives of people around the world makes me feel I’ve made a difference.

Prior to Egon Zehnder, Peter was Head of Business Support and Development for marketing and Associate General Counsel at Novo Nordisk. Previously, he was an attorney with the law firm Kelley Drye & Warren in New York, led mergers and acquisitions at Unibank in Copenhagen, and was an attorney with the Copenhagen law firm Plesner.

Peter has a first degree in law from the University of Copenhagen School of Law and a Master of Laws from Duke University. When not working, he enjoys traveling with his family, running, and skiing.

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Financials, Clinical Trials, Supply Chain: What Health Care CEOs are Focused on Now

Financials, Clinical Trials, Supply Chain: What Health Care CEOs are Focused on Now

On March 28, our global health care practice convened a virtual meeting with 15 CEOs around the world to discuss how to ensure financial… Read more

COVID-19: Healthcare Leaders Respond

COVID-19: Healthcare Leaders Respond

We convened global health care CEOs on March 21 and 22 to discuss what’s needed now and how best to lead in this crisis. Read more

Annual Health Industry Leaders Dinner

Annual Health Industry Leaders Dinner

Egon Zehnder's 2019 Health Industry Leaders Dinner had an enriching discussion with commercial leaders representing best-in-class and global health companies including Novartis, Roche, and… Read more

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