Paula Blank International

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The quality of our management team has been a great source of pride and has been given due recognition by investors during our road show and subsequent follow-on offerings. Paula deserves many thanks for her share in helping me recruit a talented and cohesive team. She knows how to present our company to the right audience to get results.”

Sherri Oberg


Paula BlankPaula Ellen Blank has focused on life sciences recruiting since 1982. Paula has contributed to the growth of leading biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device companies by helping them build strong, cohesive management teams.

Paula's extensive network of professionals in the biomedical community has called on her judgment and resourcefulness repeatedly as their companies grow. Not only does she find the right candidate for a position, Paula understands the broader implications of each choice and provides strategic hiring planning and access to her industry connections.

She has worked with emerging companies and venture capital healthcare investors as well as established companies. Paula has helped innovators secure both venture funding and corporate partners and has provided guidance on organizational structure and compensation issues.

Her domestic and international assignments have included CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Vice Presidents in Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Research and Development, Clinical Research, Process Sciences, Operations, Quality/Regulatory Affairs and Board Members.

Previously, Paula was founder and principal of Lewis & Blank International and principal of Howe-Lewis International. She began her professional career at Yale University in Development. Currently she serves as a Director of a private heathcare company.

Alliance Partners
Nick Maczkov of Maczkov-BioSciences has become an Alliance Partner with Paula Blank and has completed over 100 senior level searches in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and instrumentation arena since 1982 when Nick, like Paula, had his start in the industry. They have
completed over fifty CEO search assignments

Annette Pfister of Pfister International has completed a diverse range of senior management executive searches and strategic resource consulting assignments for pharmaceutical and consumer health care companies. East coast based, Annette’s earlier career was spent in executive sourcing and compensation management at Johnson and Johnson and Pfizer (Warner Lambert.)



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