STAMFORD, CT, May 11, 2016 — Curran Partners Inc. has announced a new partner. Robert F. Obst, a long-time client of the firm in his capacity as head of human resources for MacroGenics, Inc. and, previously, MedImmune, Inc.
Bob brings significant experience in successfully building life sciences organizations to his role as Partner. Most recently he was the chief human resources and facilities officer for MacroGenics, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company in Rockville, Maryland.
Prior to MacroGenics Bob was the chief human resources executive leading MedImmune’s (now AstraZeneca) growth from early-stage development through regulatory approval and commercial launch. He established the human resources function at both MedImmune and MacroGenics. Earlier in his career he held human resources positions with American Cyanamid (now Pfizer), SmithKline Beckman (now GlaxoSmithKline), and W.R. Grace.
Bob holds a B.A. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. from Pace University.
About Curran Partners, Inc.
A retained executive search firm, we have been recruiting exceptional candidates to build exceptional companies since 1989. We are guided by a firm belief that human capital is a key strategic element that provides competitive advantage. Our purpose is to identify, actively pursue and recruit such talent for our clients. During over twenty years of experience we have successfully recruited in a broad range of professional sectors and functional disciplines. Our valued clients are in consumer and industrial products, healthcare and life sciences, business-to-business services, and many other areas. Our clients include public and private U.S. organizations and, to a significant extent, foreign entities establishing or enhancing their U.S. based operations. More than 90% repeat business proves how our method and values can successfully meet the demands of our clients.