Paula Blank International
Bay Area, San Mateo
Retained, Staffing, Experienced
A retained executive search firm focused on the life sciences
Paula Ellen Blank has focused on life sciences recruiting since 1982. Paula has contributed to the growth of leading biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device companies by helping them build strong, cohesive management teams.
Paula's extensive network of professionals in the biomedical community has called on her judgment and resourcefulness repeatedly as their companies grow. Not only does she find the right candidate for a position, Paula understands the broader implications of each choice and provides strategic hiring planning and access to her industry connections.
She has worked with emerging companies and venture capital healthcare investors as well as established companies. Paula has helped innovators secure both venture funding and corporate partners and has provided guidance on organizational structure and compensation issues.
Her domestic and international assignments have included CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Vice Presidents in Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Research and Development, Clinical Research, Process Sciences, Operations, Quality/Regulatory Affairs and Board Members.
Previously, Paula was founder and principal of Lewis & Blank International and principal of Howe-Lewis International. She began her professional career at Yale University in Development. Currently she serves as a Director of a private heathcare company.