Nancy Kovach

Vice President, Life Sciences Practice

Nancy serves as Vice President of the Life Sciences Practice at SSG. She has more than ten years of executive search experience in placing executives in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, medical device, diagnostic and specialty chemical sectors. Her search expertise includes research, recruiting and client management skills. Nancy has worked with start-up organizations as well as mid-sized and large pharmaceutical companies, domestically and internationally, placing senior level executives across a variety of technical/clinical leadership roles. Nancy’s primary focus has been on leadership positions in research and development, commercial operations and healthcare. Her technical background, industry knowledge and global network allow her to build strong relationships with candidates and client companies. Nancy brings a diversified background to her search practice with more than 20 years of experience in the diagnostics healthcare industry. She spent ten years with Dade Behring (now Siemens) in various business and sales operations roles for this global medical diagnostics company. Prior to Dade, Nancy spent six years with E.I. DuPont de Nemours, where she was responsible for the sales and business development of a bench-top chemistry system in the alternate care market. In addition to her diagnostic industry experience, Nancy has direct laboratory experience in clinical chemistry, toxicology and clinical pharmacology research. Nancy received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. She completed her clinical training at the Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Medical Technology. Nancy holds a master’s degree in Management and Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University.