About Us

Prestige Scientific is an executive search firm that builds innovative leadership teams in Life Sciences, from Discovery through Commercial. We provide our clients with a performance-based hiring system that identifies leaders with past success meeting similar corporate objectives as their own, while overcoming challenges and adhering to critical timelines.

Since our founding in 2001, our search results have led to the landing of critical rounds of funding, the discovery of unmet medical needs, successful regulatory pathway design, merger and acquisition due diligence, executing successful exit strategy, and building successful commercial teams around a marketed product.

Our understanding of which competencies make the difference in a critical hire’s effectiveness can ensure the right experts are identified, and that talent management efforts achieve the greatest return on investment. Learn more about our search process.

Our Qualifications

  • Prestige Scientific has been building management and executive teams in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry since 2001. Our highly specialized advisors personally convey each client’s vision to build inspired, high-performance teams.
  • Global Impact:
    • 200+ Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Clients
    • 1,000+ Completed Searches
    • 20 States – 11 Countries
    • Millions of Lives Changed
  • Top 40 Life Sciences Dedicated Search Firms – Hunt Scanlon
  • Largest dedicated life sciences retained search firm in Massachusetts
  • Boston Business Journal’s exclusive 2022 & 2023 Fast 50 Companies
  • Members in good standing and always abide by the strict code of ethics of the National Association of Personnel Services.
  • Our systematic approach has proven to decrease our client’s time-to-fill while increasing hiring accuracy. On average our searches are completed in 59 days, with the eventual hire presented by the 9th day.
  • Prestige Scientific is divided into distinct Practice Areas with experts specializing in specific areas. Prestige Scientific provides executive search services at all stages of development, from Discovery through Commercial.
    • Executive Leadership & BOD
    • Discovery and Preclinical
    • Physician and Clinical R&D
    • Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
    • Technical Operations and CMC
    • Corporate and Business Development
    • Human Resources and Talent Acquisition
    • Information Technology
    • Legal

Achievements

Leadership

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Our Leadership
Since 2001, Prestige Scientific’s leaders have built innovative leadership teams in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, and have fostered relationships built on trust and transparency. Their expertise places them as valuable advisors to their clients and candidates. Meet the rest of our team.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Interim Staff and Consultants
  • Retained Executive Search
Industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Diagnostics
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
Functions
  • Business Development
  • Corporate Services
  • Discovery & Preclinical
  • Executive Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Physician and Clinical R&D
  • Quality Assurance
  • Regulatory
  • Technical Operations & CMC

News Briefings

7 Ways to Unlock Value with Executive Search Firms

In today’s fiercely competitive job market, securing top-tier talent has become more challenging than ever. This is where executive recruiters step in as invaluable allies, offering a range of services beyond simply matching candidates with job openings, according to a recent report from Prestige Scientific’s Kristin Call. “While their primary role is well-known, there are

Search Firms Continue to Provide New Services for Clients 

As the competition intensifies in the ongoing war for top executive talent, search firms are increasingly experiencing heightened pressure to provide an array of comprehensive services that go beyond pure retained search. The evolving landscape demands a strategic response, leading numerous firms to diversify, expanding their repertoire to encompass an assortment of supplementary offerings such

How to Address Quiet Quitting

Quiet quitting. What began as a viral video has become one of the most talked about (and written about) topics this year. Is it a valid phenomenon, or is it nothing more than catchy clickbait? To a certain degree, the answer to that question does not matter, says executive search firm Prestige Scientific in a

Press Releases

Prestige Scientific Announces Successfully Completed Search for a Senior Vice President of Translational Medicine

Wilmington, NC – Prestige Scientific is excited to announce the successfully completed search for a Senior Vice President of Translational Medicine with our partner, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class drugs in oncology. This critical hire will have a highly visible role, interacting with internal and external stakeholders and reporting into the CEO. This

Prestige Scientific Announces Successfully Completed Search for a Senior Vice President of Technical Operations

Milford, MA – Prestige Scientific is excited to announce the successfully completed search for a Senior Vice President of Technical Operations with our partner, a clinical stage targeted oncology company based in Massachusetts. The candidate hired for this role has 20+ years of experience working with small molecule drugs, creating CMC strategies, as well as global

Prestige Scientific Announces Successfully Completed Search for a Fractional Chief Medical Officer

Wilmington, NC – Prestige Scientific is excited to announce the successfully completed search for a Fractional Chief Medical Officer with our partner, an early-stage RNA company initially developing therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. The individual hired for this interim role brings more than twenty years of drug discovery and development experience with a successful track record

Prestige Scientific Places Senior Vice President of Development for a Biopharmaceutical Company

Milford, MA. –  Prestige Scientific announced the completed search for a senior vice president of development for their partner. This biopharmaceutical company is leveraging innovative platform technology to develop vaccines against infectious diseases. Their platform can potentially induce broad, robust, and durable protection against viruses. This critical hire will be a peer of the C-suite,

Prestige Scientific Featured in BioSpace Article on How Executive Pay Packages are Negotiated

Milford, MA. – Prestige Scientific’s Co-Founder, Stephen Provost, was featured in a recent BioSpace article: How Executive Pay Packages are Negotiated As turbulent economic conditions persist and layoffs become more commonplace, some have elected to take large pay cuts to preserve cash flow. This has sparked a larger conversation about how, exactly, executives’ salaries are decided.