June 2, 2016 – Egon Zehnder has added Lee Wrubel M.D., to its New York office as a consultant and strategic talent advisor. Dr. Wrubel has more than 20 years of experience working across healthcare delivery, management consulting and venture capital. As a member of Egon Zehnder’s global health and private equity practices, he will provide strategic counsel on executive search, leadership development, and management appraisals.
Dr. Wrubel has been a venture capitalist for over 20 years, most recently as a general partner at Flare Capital (formerly known as Foundation Medical Partners), a healthcare technology venture capital firm he co-founded in 2001. An active board member, he helped develop management teams across more than two dozen portfolio companies, including early stage medical devices, healthcare IT, and biopharmaceuticals enterprises.
Earlier, he was an investment professional with Highland Capital Partners and Canaan Partners, working closely with the management of numerous private companies. Dr. Wrubel began his business career as a consultant at The Wilkerson Group, a healthcare-focused management consulting company.
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“The deep health sector experience, clear business acumen, and demonstrated leadership abilities Lee Wrubel brings to our firm will be invaluable to Egon Zehnder’s clients,” said Al Prieto, leader of Egon Zehnder’s New York office.
Just a few weeks back, Egon Zehnder appointed Mr. Prieto to lead its office in Manhattan. In addition, he also continues as co-leader of the firm’s global health practice. Mr. Prieto leads CEO executive search and succession, board advisory, and leadership team assessment and development engagements for clients building health and wellness businesses spanning the healthcare, consumer, industrial, and technology sectors.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media