Shawn Friend

Senior Partner

Shawn Friend is a Senior Partner with Prestige Scientific and has been working in executive search for 16 years. He has been involved in building numerous clinical teams for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in both the private and public sectors. He has consistently crafted partnerships that provide talent solutions to help battle the numerous unmet medical needs across the world.

Specializing in Clinical Development (physicians) and Clinical Operations (management/ leadership), Shawn has witnessed the approval of numerous life changing products. Not only does he have the opportunity to see individual lives changed through his recruiting efforts, he gets to partake in literally making the world a better place for all of us. Most recently his successful searches included: Chief Medical Officer I Oncology, Senior Medical Director I Immunology, Senior Medical Director I CAR-T, Chief Medical Director I Immuno-Oncology, Senior Medical Director I Oncology, Senior Medical Director I Inflammatory, Fibrotic.

Shawn lives in Wilmington, NC and is a father to three beautiful daughters. He enjoys working with the community and volunteering with organizations like the Salvation Army and the Habitat for Humanity. Last year, he was fortunate enough to participate in a “Run for the Ta Tas” and looks forward to several more similar events this year, 2020.