Larry Hansen brings over 25 years of management and leadership experience in the Pharmaceutical, Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Medical Device space. As Toft Group’s Senior Vice President, Larry primarily focuses on conducting Director through C-level searches.
Prior to joining Toft Group Executive Search, Larry had spent much of his career driving early-stage life sciences companies through successful commercialization and growth. Most recently he was Chief Commercial Officer for Aviir, Inc. where he built and led a commercial team through the launch and rapid growth of specialty cardiology products. Before joining Aviir, Larry was Vice President, Commercial Operations for bioTheranostics, part of the worldwide bioMerieux group. In this role, he was responsible for expanding the commercial organization as the company launched a comprehensive portfolio of oncology products in the U.S. and internationally. Larry has also served in advancing senior management roles for Prometheus Laboratories and was responsible for establishing the company’s sales force, leading it through multiple expansions. At Prometheus, he created one of the first successful commercial teams focused on personalized medicine, combining diagnostics and therapeutics. Larry began his sales career at the Procter & Gamble and also held several positions within Novartis.
Bachelor of Science – Business Administration University of Wisconsin – Parkside with concentrations in Sales and Marketing and Human Resource Management.