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Never seems to stop, thorough, determined, considerate, very committed, tenacity, self-sufficient, personable, hard-working, delivers results, great person.
Andy Smith is part of our Executive Leadership Team and head of our Singapore office. He has over 18 years’ search experience dedicated to the Life Sciences sector and brings Asia-Pacific knowledge and focus to our team.
Andy’s experience includes the placement of executives from senior technical specialist to ‘C’ level, across the sector, including biotechnology, specialty pharma, big pharma, medical devices, diagnostics, generics, biosimilars, academic institutions, consumer healthcare, consultancy, and other related service providers. His functional expertise covers many managerial disciplines, including general management, clinical research, business development, human resources, research & development, medical, marketing & sales, manufacturing, IT, and finance.
Beginning his search career in London, Andy has since spent significant periods of time based in EMEA, Asia Pacific, and North America. Most recently, he served as a director in a boutique Life Sciences firm in Asia Pacific. Before this, Andy was in-house Global Search Consultant at AbbVie – a major global biopharmaceutical company – where he developed and executed search strategies for senior regional and global executive positions.
Having spent over 10 years living and working across regions, Andy has a unique understanding of the careful management needed in certain projects; particularly those involving cross-border moves of executives.