Posted by Emily Leinbach on October 29th, 2018
WALTHAM, Mass., October 30, 2018 – The Bowdoin Group, an executive search firm with deep expertise in leadership search and strategic build-outs for innovative companies, is pleased to announce the placement of seasoned commercial leader Christopher Casazza as the new Chief Commercial Officer at YourEncore, a leading consulting network in the life science, consumer products, and food sciences industries. Also placed by The Bowdoin Group as part of YourEncore’s growth strategy is Jennifer Leitzel, the new Director of Business Development. These two new additions are critical hires for YourEncore and will compliment several other senior-level hires as part of their growth strategy.
“The Bowdoin Group dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to thoroughly understand our company and our objectives. They made sure they had all the context to find us the best candidates,” said Brad Lawson, CEO of YourEncore. “Bowdoin helped us define the characteristics and qualifications for each role and their consistent communication and reporting gave us complete transparency into in the search. We could not be more pleased with the partnership and will continue to partner with The Bowdoin Group as we scale our company.”
Josh Gottlieb, Managing Director for Digital Health at The Bowdoin Group, commented on the impact of the company’s work, noting, “It is always exciting to work with companies like YourEncore that are providing services that are not only meaningful and mission-driven, but that can ultimately save lives. As a firm, it’s what we enjoy the most.” Gottlieb added, “It was truly a pleasure working with the entire leadership team at YourEncore.”
“We are proud to partner with companies like YourEncore that are driving innovation in the Digital Health vertical,” said Founder and CEO of The Bowdoin Group, Dave Melville. “Christopher Casazza and Jennifer Leitzel will be excellent additions to an already strong team. The firm is poised for growth and we’re honored to have been part of the process.”
Casazza will manage all commercial operations for YourEncore and will play an integral role in high-level strategic decisions, leveraging his experience as former Senior Vice President of the US Commercial Client Consulting Team at Kantar Health. Leitzel will use her fifteen years of experience in sales, account management, pharmaceutical development, and clinical trial operations to develop strategic relationships and solutions to BioPharma companies.
Indianapolis-based YourEncore, an Inc. 5000 company, helps companies in the life sciences, consumer products and food sciences industries solve complex innovation, compliance and productivity challenges by deploying industry-accomplished experts. YourEncore Experts, which include MDs, PhDs, executives and practitioners, have on average 25 years of experience and are behind many of the most successful products on the market. In addition to advisory services, the company also offers the resources to act on its recommendations. Founded in 2003, YourEncore today works with 12 of the 15 leading global pharmaceutical companies and four of the six top consumer care companies.
About The Bowdoin Group
Founded in 1994, The Bowdoin Group is an award-winning executive search firm that specializes in leadership and strategic roles for a wide range of companies, from small firms building out their executive team to large firms sourcing talent for rapid market expansion. With deep expertise in BioPharma, Digital Health, FinTech and Financial Services, and Software, The Bowdoin Group is a leader in the Greater Boston area with depth of experience in sourcing talent and servicing companies globally. The company’s service reputation earned it a ranking in the top 2% of the recruiting industry for client satisfaction. Bowdoin is active in supporting Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as several non-profit causes.
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