March 11, 2021 – LifeSci Partners, a life-sciences focused consultancy, recently launched LS Associates, a global consulting service designed to provide companies with on demand C-suite leadership to flexibly and economically meet the strategic business needs of companies.
LS Associates leverages the expertise and network of the larger LifeSci Partners platform to deliver targeted and talented executives with relevant industry and subject matter expertise to companies at any stage of growth and transition, said the firm. The LS Associates “executive-as-a-service” model will enable customizable access to talent in a cost-effective manner to provide trusted guidance through strategic milestones and evolving corporate needs.
“LS Associates will leverage the unmatched global network and expertise of LifeSci Partners to deliver talented executives to help companies achieve their immediate goals while remaining well positioned for long-term success,” said Andrew McDonald, founding partner at LifeSci Partners. “Our on-demand approach is uniquely designed to tap into the LifeSci network to deliver high quality executives with industry and subject matter expertise that enable the execution of our clients’ strategic goals; navigating market conditions; executing diverse capital transactions; and building credibility and relationships among the investment community. Our network of leaders provides immediate expertise and importantly, customizable support tailored to meet the ever-changing growth, complexity and needs of our clients.”
Scott Janssen joined LS Associates as managing director. He has a track record with high growth private and public companies. Mr. Janssen has over 25 years of accounting, finance and operational experience in the life sciences and technology space. Most recently, he served as managing director of the Connor Group, where he provided consulting services to clients, supporting their high growth and change management needs including numerous IPOs and public company transition engagements.
Deep Domain Expertise
“We are thrilled to be launching a C-level advisory service which we believe is the ideal next step to complement and expand LifeSci Partners’ broad range of services which includes investor relations, executive search, strategic partnering and analytics, public relations and capital markets advisory,” said Mr. Janssen. “We are confident that our LS Associates platform will provide accessible, cost-effective solutions to support our clients’ strategic vision and tactical execution.”