Brigitte Frankel leads Spencer Stuart’s West Coast operations and is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Practice. Brigitte’s practice encompasses life science tools, diagnostics, biopharmaceuticals, medical technology and digital health. In these sectors, Brigitte focuses on recruiting assignments for CEOs, board members, and senior-level positions across a range of functions, including general management, commercial operations, research and development, and finance.

Scientific and business expertise

  • Prior to joining the firm, Brigitte was a management consultant with A.T. Kearney, assisting healthcare and high tech clients in developing their corporate and business unit strategies. Her expertise included market entry strategy, strategies for maximizing business unit profitability and valuation of intellectual property.
  • She has 10 years of sales experience within the healthcare industry, with both Agilent Technologies and with Amersham Pharmacia, now a unit of General Electric.
  • Brigitte began her career in academic research, investigating the mechanisms of proteolysis in mammalian systems.
  • Brigitte holds a master’s degree in biology from Harvard University, an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at UCLA and a bachelor’s degree in biological chemistry from Wellesley College.

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