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Beth Ehrgott

Beth Ehrgott

Managing Director

Beth Ehrgott, who heads our global life sciences practice, brings more than 30 years of national and global business development and executive search expertise to The Alexander Group. She has conducted searches for top research and development, medical, commercial, finance, business development, tech ops, information technology, legal, compliance, diversity & inclusion, and human resources talent for Fortune 500 companies, as well as for emerging growth clients, across all industries including pharmaceutical, generics, biotech, medical device, consumer package goods, manufacturing, non-profit, retail, investment banking, financial services and professional services consulting firms.

Prior to joining The Alexander Group, Ms. Ehrgott was Head of Talent Acquisition for Europe & ROW as well as Head of Global Talent Acquisition Projects for Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics. Ms. Ehrgott was tapped by this newly formed division of Novartis not only for her consultative approach to executive search but also for her proven track record to achieve the “slightly impossible”.

Previously, Ms. Ehrgott was cofounder and Partner of a national interim staffing firm that focused on high-level human resources professionals for a Fortune 500 client base. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Lehigh University and a former classical ballet dancer.

Search is in my DNA. Nothing gives me more joy than recruiting a purpose-driven leader whose mission is to transform public health and patient outcomes.
Lehigh University
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/Sociology and Spanish
Phi Beta Kappa
Industry Experience
Life Sciences and Healthcare
What do you think is the most difficult part of executive search, and how do you respond to it?

We are in the service industry, and our reputation is all about delivering for our clients. However, we deal with an unpredictable product — people. Experience and fluid communication help us counsel our clients and candidates throughout the search journey.

What’s the single most important thing a prospective client needs to know about you?

We will never give up until we find the ideal candidate.

What’s your favorite advice to give?

If you believe in yourself, work hard and smart, you can tackle any challenge life throws at you.