Peter Levin leads Egon Zehnder’s global Health Practice. Previously led the firm’s Copenhagen office and its Health Practices in North America and Europe. Has worked extensively with boards and C-suites of leading US and European biopharmaceutical, biotech, med-tech, med-device, and diagnostic companies. Possesses deep expertise advising boards on CEO successions and recruiting CEOs and C-suite executives, especially in commercial and R&D and BD healthcare executives. He has conducted numerous board searches and board reviews for companies in the life sciences industry. In addition, 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 and before that Associate General Counsel at Novo Nordisk. Prior to Novo Nordisk, worked as an attorney with the New York law firm, Kelley Drye & Warren in M&A and with the Copenhagen law firm, Plesner, in M&A and bankruptcy.
Peter has a first degree in law from University of Copenhagen School of Law, and a Master of Laws from Duke University. When not working, enjoys traveling with his family, running, and skiing.