BOSTON, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Horton International - North America, a principal partner of Horton Group International Limited, a global retained executive search and advisory firm, announced today that Molly A. Robb returns to the company as a Managing Director for Horton International's global life sciences practice.
Throughout her twenty years as an executive search professional, Ms. Robb has attained a track record of success leading executive-level consultancy assignments for technical and commercial leadership positions within public and private organizations. Ms. Robb will be based in the United States and responsible for expanding the life science practice; key sectors include: biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, medical diagnostics/tools and web-enabled healthcare technology.
Josh Hollander, President and CEO of Horton International - North America said, "Molly is an industry expert with an unmatched dedication to her clients. She understands the importance that leadership style, values and motivation play in ensuring the cultural fit needed for executives to have long term success in a new organization. I am excited to have her back at Horton International to build on the current success of our life sciences team."
Ms. Robb joins Horton from Korn Ferry International's healthcare and life sciences private equity and venture-backed healthcare practice. There and previously, Ms. Robb completed numerous executive search assignments including Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Financial Officers and other senior-level operators within early pre-clinical, clinical-stage and commercial-stage life sciences portfolio companies.
"It's great to be back at Horton International," said Robb. "We are uniquely positioned to provide the high touch, consultative service of a specialized boutique, but with the international reach to support clients that are facing the ever growing opportunities and challenges associated with globalization."
Within her extensive network, Molly has earned a reputation for being an ethical, innovative, insightful, results-oriented and customer-centric search consultant. Her advisory skills and deep knowledge of the life sciences sector, along with her abilities to accurately assess cultural fit have been key to her success.
Molly is an active supporter of the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and has served as a Board member for Underwood Elementary School's Afterschool Program in Newton, Massachusetts. A proud native of Milwaukee, Molly earned her Bachelor's of Arts degree from the Journalism School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Horton International was founded in 1978. In the 1980s, the firm began its international expansion into Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and the Americas. Horton Group International Limited (HGIL), now a UK-based holding company, continues to serve as the governing body for the firm, establishing global policies, procedures and guidelines for all international operations.
For more information about Horton International - North America, visit www.horton-usa.com. Contact the North American Headquarters or Michelle Helmerich at:
29 Main Street, Suite 327
West Hartford, CT 06107
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