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Sanford Rose Associates® – San Diego Expands Firm with Addition of San Francisco Office
San Diego firm's acquisition builds coast-to-coast executive search firm.
By: Sanford Rose Associates-San Diego
Sanford Rose Associates® – Toft Group is highly specialized in placing Life Sciences executives into personalized medicine, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies. The firm has successfully placed hundreds of executives, director through CEO-level, nationally. The firm’s President & CEO, Robin Toft, is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in the biotech industry. Upon joining Sanford Rose Associates®, Ms. Toft originally served as Managing Director of the company’s San Francisco office for four years. In 2010, Ms. Toft opened the firm’s San Diego office, which has ranked the #1 firm in the Sanford Rose Associates® network of 50 offices globally for the past two years. In May of 2013, Sanford Rose Associates® - San Diego was honored with the Athena San Diego PINNACLE Award for supporting women in leadership roles in life sciences. Last year, 43% of the company’s placed candidates were women, up from 31% in 2011.
Richard Carter, Ph.D., former owner of Sanford Rose Associates® - San Francisco and CEO of SRA International (2005-2011), will remain an active search consultant and advisor to the Toft Group. Dr. Carter is excited about this transition stating, “Our clients and candidates will receive the most benefit from merging our two successful Life Science executive search practices and our networks. Robin and I both believe in building outstanding leadership teams for our clients. Bringing our networks together will provide our clients with what they need – the ability to find the highest quality candidates far more efficiently than with other firms in our industry.”
Sanford Rose Associates® - Toft Group (www.sanfordrose.com/
Robin Toft, President and CEO, at (858) 546-4801