John Baker


Leveraging more than 25 years in the healthcare environment, John Baker focuses on senior executive and direct report level assignments within the Life Sciences Sector.

John has worked with Private Equity, Venture-Backed, Development Stage, and High-Growth Publicly held companies across the Device, Diagnostic, Biopharmaceutical, eHealth, and Healthcare Technology markets.

John establishes himself as a trusted partner to his clients through his consultative approach, strong work ethic, deep industry knowledge and extensive professional network. Gaining an accurate understanding of his clients’ critical success factors and long-term business strategies, John applies his operational background and leadership assessment skills to identify talent to augment and strengthen those key areas, often introducing clients to business development opportunities that add to the growth of their business.

Prior to joining DHR International, John served as a Managing Partner for Highland Partners, where he refined his assessment of general management talent and leadership of successful organizations. Previously, John held various sales, marketing, and operational roles within the medical device, diagnostic and laboratory services industries, including Vice President, Corporate Healthcare for Quest Diagnostics and Director, Corporate Accounts for Hewlett-Packard Medical Products Group (nka Philips Medical Systems). His early career included positions with Beckman Coulter.

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