About Us

Klein Hersh is a premier healthcare and life sciences executive search firm delivering the next generation of leadership and innovation.

A Strong History

Since 1998, Klein Hersh has been focused solely on delivering strategic leadership placement solutions that span the entire healthcare and life sciences continuum. That focus, coupled with our team of niche subject matter experts, means you can expect superior quality service every step of the way. Our reputation as a foremost strategic leadership placement provider is built on our ability to build key industry relationships while truly understanding the dynamic intricacies across healthcare; all in accord with the Klein Hersh core values of integrity, honesty, full disclosure, and ultimate partnership.

Built for Success

Our internal industry-customized structure of specialty functional teams and experts allows for critical relationship development among elite talent, deep industry knowledge, and strategic insights shared across the organization to better, more efficiently serve our clients. Time and again, we succeed because of our strategic, comprehensive approach to delivering the right people to the right companies.

Klein Hersh provides leadership search services within the core areas of the healthcare industry, including:

  • Life Sciences (Discovery, Clinical, and Commercialization)
  • Industry Service Organizations (CROs, CMOs, CSO’s, Software companies, Consulting organizations)
  • Healthcare (Providers, Managed Care Organizations, Service Organizations)

Proven Track Record

Klein Hersh’s nimble structure and rewarding culture allows for not only an engaging and positive experience, but also quality candidates every time. Our proven recruiting methodology and unmatched track record is the result of a collaborative infrastructure, narrow niche focus of expertise, and complete client alignment every step of the way.

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Klein Hersh’s industry-centric team of subject matter experts are deeply engaged in the markets we serve, enabling us to gain and share real time knowledge and build the critical relationships to more efficiently serve our partners.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Executive Search
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • General Management
  • Information/Digital
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

Klein Hersh International Recruits CEO for Locana

Executive recruitment firm Klein Hersh International has placed James Burns as the new chief executive officer for San Diego, CA-based Locana Inc., a leading RNA-targeting gene therapy company. Dr. Burns had been serving as CEO for biotechnology company Casebia Therapeutics, where he led the team in discovering and developing new CRISPR/Cas9-based breakthrough therapeutics to treat

Closing the Deal with Candidates in the Life Sciences Sector

The competitive landscape of the life sciences industry is transforming executive recruiting. “Growing pressure to rapidly advance scientific discovery and expand market share is making the competition to attract top talent as fierce as ever,” this according to a new report authored by Dan Strauss, client partner and head of the pharmacovigilance and risk management

Klein Hersh Recruits President and CEO for PCCI

Executive search firm Klein Hersh has placed Steve Miff PhD, as president and chief executive officer of PCCI. Matt Azarva, senior director of the firm’s healthcare analytic practice, led the assignment. Dr. Miff succeeds former president and CEO, Ruben Amarasingham MD, who has led the organization since its inception. Dr. Amarasingham leaves the role to dedicate his efforts on PCCI’s

Living Longer With Better Quality and the Right People

To say the healthcare sector is experiencing rapid growth and sweeping change would be an understatement. To meet these challenges, healthcare companies desperately need top flight talent. In the process, they (like everyone else) are grappling with which route is best: looking to the largest search providers with the most extensive global reach or turning

Press Releases

Klein Hersh Completes Senior Leadership Placements for Two Emerging Biopharma Companies

HORSHAM, PA, August 16, 2018 – Leading life sciences and healthcare executive search firm, Klein Hersh is pleased to announce the placements of Alan A. Musso as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Peloton Therapeutics and Peter P. Pfreundschuh as CFO of UroGen Pharma. Mr. Musso brings significant financial expertise and operational leadership to Peloton. As the company’s first CFO, Mr.

Klein Hersh Places Chief Executive Officer of PCCI

DALLAS, TX, January 24, 2017 — Healthcare and life sciences executive search firm Klein Hersh (KH) has placed Steve Miff, PhD as President and CEO of PCCI. Senior Director of KH’s Healthcare Analytic Practice, Matt Azarva, led the search. “After thorough planning and a comprehensive search process, the PCCI board is pleased to have found a leader to