June 30, 2011 – Sanford Rose Associates – San Francisco, a specialized executive search firm focused on serving its clients in the life sciences arena, has named Eduard Alberts, Ph.D. as vice president and managing partner. Dr. Alberts has over 20 years of experience and success in the life sciences industry, both domestically and internationally, as well as across different-sized companies and a wide array of cultures. His prior corporate positions have been based in Europe, where he started out his career, Israel, and North America for such companies as Bio-Rad Laboratories, Sigma-Aldrich, Vi-Jon Laboratories, Tecan, and Applied Biosystems (now Life Technologies). “Success in the executive search industry largely boils down to leveraging and building relationships with key hiring managers/executive management. Eduard's life sciences industry knowledge, his prior recruitment expertise, and his extensive network of global contacts should prove to be of tremendous value to both our clients and our firm,” said Rich Carter, president of Sanford Rose Associates – San Francisco. Founded in 1959, Sanford Rose Associates is a full-service executive search firm with a network of offices in North America, Europe and Asia.