A leading biopharmaceutical company focused on researching, developing, and producing novel drugs based on the natural molecule, messenger RNA (mRNA), needed our support to find an executive director of global regulatory affairs. Their R&D is focused on innovative cancer immunotherapies, molecular therapies and prophylactic vaccines including Covid-19.
Our partner needed someone highly experienced to progress the novel vaccine and therapeutic programs through preclinical and clinical development. This person had to able to represent regulatory affairs in cross-disciplinary areas with ideas to create and implement highly qualitative strategies for the development of their innovative products.
We were successfully able to identify qualified individuals on our internal database, as well as finding new talent via LinkedIn and network referrals. After detailed qualification of the candidate’s skills, we were able to shortlist four individuals and submit them to the organization. After initial telephone interviews, two of them were invited into our Frankfurt office and went through an interview process with 8 different SVPs and VPs.