Our Experience

Passion … Expertise … Perseverance …

MSI Life Sciences is a privately-held specialty boutique practice*

The depth of expertise, process and results-driven philosophy of the firm’s consultants provides a structured and professional approach that our clients in the Life Sciences sector understand and appreciate.

MSI Life Sciences was founded in 2001 with the underlying belief that, as consultants to the Life Science Industry, our business must be nimble, dynamic and responsive in order to provide the high-end and high-touch attention that our clients deserve. We believe in being passionately connected to the pulse of the industry and taking are active participants in organizations such as the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) and BIO HR.

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  • We approach our client relationships in the true spirit of a strategic partnership.
  • We purposely choose to limit our partnerships in any one geographic area or therapeutic area for ethical reasons. We do not want conflicts of interest when we represent our client.
  • Landing the best professional for our client will not be hampered by an extensive black out list.
  • We maximize our results by limiting the number of searches that we take on. We become dedicated to you and we strive to exceed your expectations.
  • We partner with you by taking the necessary time to understand your business philosophies; comprehend your unique needs, challenges and culture; share your energy and enthusiasm; and become advocates for your values, technology, and objectives.
  • We have pledged to function as an extension of you in a seamless partnership with a relentless level of commitment, objectivity and accountability.
  • We serve as a PR firm strategically taking your message directly to high potential professionals who are happily engaged in the success story of your competitors. We specialize in overcoming challenges and strategically telling your story—as well as you do—to land key executives and pivotal team players who are not only a cultural fit, but who can also have immediate impact.
  • We know that there is a war for talent. We know how to attract and extricate top talent on your behalf.
  • We are experts at building trust and earning respect by asking the tough questions and providing personalized attention. We take pride in our work and the long-term relationships that we develop with care. And for that reason, we do not pass off our relationships and partnerships to junior associates. Lucy Watson-Baker, CPC, Partner Life Science Practice, and Roberta Packer, CPC, VP Life Science Practice, are your dedicated search team.
  • Our business model is a shared-risk model that provides our partners with dedicated, customized, high touch, and high priority service with a commitment to a successful hire.

MSI Life Sciences has conducted searches for a wide variety of clients across the nation. Below you will find a sampling of those searches by industry.

Click each title to reveal more information about those industry searches that MSI Life Sciences has found successful placements.

Medical Device

Executive Chief Financial Officer
Clinical Affairs Director Clinical Education

Director Financial Planning

Director Credit Collections & Billing

Managed Care Director Reimbursement
Marketing VP Global Strategic Marketing

VP Marketing

Director Marketing

Product Manager

Marketing Communications Manager

Channel Marketing Manager

Regulatory and Quality VP Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Director Quality Systems

Director Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Research and Development Sr. Director Program Management


Executive Chief Financial Officer
Business Development Director Licensing and Strategic Partnerships
Corporate Development Sr. Director International Strategy

Principal, Corporate Development

Director Strategic Planning

Engineering VP Engineering

Reliability Assurance Engineer

Finance Corporate Controller

Sr. Director Tax

Operations General Manager

Director Manufacturing and Engineering

Director Manufacturing

Sales and Marketing VP International Sales

Director Global Marketing

Senior Marketing Manager

Senior Product Manager

Software Development Software Quality Assurance Engineering Manager

Sr. Software Engineer

Healthcare IT and Clinical Informatics

Sales and Marketing                                                                           Commercial Marketing Director

Marketing Product Manager, Mobile Computing

Software Development Director Software Solutions and Strategy



Business Development Director Business Development
Clinical  Sr. Medical Director, Dept. Clinical Affairs

Sr. Medical Director, Rare Genetic Diseases

Head of Clinical Operations

Clinical Research and Development VP Clinical ResearchDirector Clinical Research

Clinical Research Physician

Clinical Program Director

IT VP Information TechnologyDirector IT Applications

Director IT Infrastructure

Medical Affairs Medical Affairs Liaison Director
Operations VP Supply Chain

Senior Director Package Engineering

Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance SVP Quality North America

Director Regulatory Affairs

Research and Development Global VP Biologics, Early Stage R & D

Global Head of Bioassay Center of Excellence

Head of Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance

Manager Innovation & Science Relations

Sales and Marketing Director Specialty Pharmaceutical Distribution

Director Sales Training & Development

Director Commercial Operations



Executive Chief Financial Officer

Chief Medical Officer

EVP Metabolic Endocrinology

Business Development SVP Commercialization & Business Development
Finance Director of Accounting

Controller of Managed Markets

Human Resources VP HR
Medical Affairs VP Medical Affairs

Director Medical Affairs

Medical Liaison teams:

• Reproductive Health

• Neurology

Operations Director Contracting & Operations
Sales and Marketing VP Sales

VP Marketing

Director DTC Marketing

Sr. Product Manager

Area Business Director


Executive Chief Financial Officer

SVP Global Customer Service

Business Development VP Corporate Development
Engineering Group Leader Mechanical Engineering

Design Engineer

Sales Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

Human Resources VP HR & Organizational Development
Operations Director Global Sourcing

Business Unit Head Vacuum Instrumentation

Research and Development VP Global Technology

Director Technical Development

Sales and Marketing Global Sales Manager Laboratory Products

Director Channel Sales

Regional Sales Manager

*MSI Life Sciences is the specialty division of Management Search, Inc.

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