Ph.D., Partner


"Successful life sciences companies are built and enhanced by the highest quality senior executives. We seek out candidates in the top 10% and engage them through extensive referencing, leadership assessment, and fit with our client's company culture."

Suzanne has conducted CEO and top-level scientific, medical, financial and commercial searches for public and venture back companies. Specializing in life sciences, she leads searches in the biotechnology, diagnostics, research tools and pharmaceuticals sectors of healthcare.

Prior to ON Partners, Suzanne was a Senior Client Partner and Co-Leader of the Biotechnology Practice at Korn/Ferry International. During a decade of experience at the firm, she was twice awarded with the Life Sciences Practice Annual Client Satisfaction Award.

She has a respected background in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, including serving as Vice President of Business Development for two venture backed companies, and holding research positions at the R.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Pharmacia and SIBIA.

Suzanne received her Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology from Northwestern University and her Bachelor’s Degree magna cum laude in biochemistry from Mount Holyoke College.

Suzanne and her husband live in Menlo Park California. Her son is a recent graduate of Bucknell University. She enjoys water polo, swimming, scuba diving and travel.

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