• Life Sciences Expertise

    The war for talent is real & new skills will be channeled into life sciences industry now, and in the future. As demand for innovative, more cost-effective and better value healthcare solutions increases, the need for more scientists, engineers and technicians increases.
     
  • Life Sciences Expertise

    The war for talent is real & new skills will be channeled into life sciences industry now, and in the future. As demand for innovative, more cost-effective and better value healthcare solutions increases, the need for more scientists, engineers and technicians increases.
The Life Sciences Practice Group is a global representation of InterSearch countries actively engaged in supporting the InterSearch clients in the following industries:
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biologics
  • Medical technologies
  • CRO (clinical research organisation)
  • Healthcare
and identifying the best candidates with sector experience in general/division/product management, procurement, materials, manufacturing plants, engineering, quality assurance as well as marketing & sales, HR, finance/administration, logistics.

Life Sciences Group

Group Leader
  • Micheál Coughlan
    Micheál Coughlan
    InterSearch Ireland
M.Coughlan@intersearch.org

Life Sciences Group - Regional Leaders

North West Europe & MEA
  • Micheál Coughlan
    Micheál Coughlan
    InterSearch Ireland
M.Coughlan@intersearch.org
Central Eastern Europe
  • Yulia Zabazarnykh
    Yulia Zabazarnykh
    InterSearch Russia
Y.Zabazarnykh@intersearch.org
Americas
  • Rodrigo Donoso
    Rodrigo Donoso
    InterSearch Argentina
R.F.Donoso@intersearch.org
Asia Pacific
  • Lotika Mahindra
    Lotika Mahindra
    InterSearch India
L.Mahindra@intersearch.org
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Micheál Coughlan
InterSearch Ireland

Managing Partner of InterSearch Ireland Micheál joined the InterSearch Worldwide Board of Directors in 2017. He began his career with InterSearch Ireland in 1996, becoming Managing Partner in 2010.

He is the initiator of the InterSearch Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice Group, supporting clients and candidates within the pharmaceutical, medical technologies and healthcare sectors.

He has worked with a variety of organizations designing and implementing recruitment strategies for leadership and management appointments. Many of these assignments involve multi-country search.

Micheál joined the Academy team in 2013 where he is responsible for training and development of talent within the InterSearch Worldwide organisation.

Micheál holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from NUI Galway and a master’s degree in human resources management from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Micheál Coughlan
InterSearch Ireland

Managing Partner of InterSearch Ireland Micheál joined the InterSearch Worldwide Board of Directors in 2017. He began his career with InterSearch Ireland in 1996, becoming Managing Partner in 2010.

He is the initiator of the InterSearch Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice Group, supporting clients and candidates within the pharmaceutical, medical technologies and healthcare sectors.

He has worked with a variety of organizations designing and implementing recruitment strategies for leadership and management appointments. Many of these assignments involve multi-country search.

Micheál joined the Academy team in 2013 where he is responsible for training and development of talent within the InterSearch Worldwide organisation.

Micheál holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from NUI Galway and a master’s degree in human resources management from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Yulia Zabazarnykh
InterSearch Russia

The Length of work in the Agency: since 1996

Education:
1992 – 1997 Russian State University of Humanity (Specialization – Information protection). Degree Certificate with Distinction

Supplementary education:
REC training – Recruitment Employment Corporation in London, UK
Selling training, SPIN technologies

Professional achievements:
Yulia is the Partner of “Kontakt”, who rose from a trainee to the partner. Till 2004 Yulia worked as a trainee, a consultant, a senior consultant and since 2004 she has worked as the head of the department. In 2008 Yulia became the Partner of the company. Yulia actively works in cooperation with the international Executive search agencies net InterSearch. In 2014 Yulia won a prize Excellence Award 2014 for developing international recruitment within the annual meeting of InterSearch members.

Rodrigo Donoso
InterSearch Argentina

Rodrigo Donoso, the Life Sciences Practice Group team leader for Americas, has worked with a  variety of organizations designing and implementing recruitment strategies for  executive appointments.

The  positions recently completed in life sciences and healthcare manufacturing are  Country Manager, Clinical Operations Managers, Human Resources Managers,  Project Managers, Sales Managers, among others.

Rodrigo  is an economics graduate with over 10 years of experience in executive search  and HR consulting. He has been a member of the InterSearch Board of Directors since  2011.

Lotika Mahindra
InterSearch India

As a Partner and key member of the senior consulting team, Lotika has successfully led and executed critical and complex leadership hiring assignments., for multi-national corporations as well as leading Indian organizations.

She has over 15 years experience in the Executive Search industry which primarily spans across the Lifesciences, Pharma, Healthcare, R&D / Innovation, Consumer, Lifestyle and Manufacturing sectors.

Additionally she actively leads the development of knowledge solutions and provides leadership, direction and structure to highly qualified distributed, multi-location research teams .

Previously, she has worked with two leading global organizations, IFC (World Bank) and Airtel, in roles with high external interface and marquee client management responsibilities.

Lotika has successfully completed a post graduation four years Engineering program from the Aptech Institute of India. She graduated from Delhi University, with majors in Political Science.

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