Robin Toft, CEO of Toft Group Executive Search, Joins the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team

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May 9, 2016 – San Diego, CA The American Heart Association – San Diego Division today announces Robin Toft as the first official member of the Executive Leadership team for the 2016-2017 Go Red for Women movement. Toft is the Founder, President and CEO of Toft Group Executive Search, an executive search firm focusing exclusively on building leadership teams for Life Sciences and Healthcare companies. She was chosen for the Go Red for Women executive role because of her dedication, passion, and leadership efforts toward advancing patient care within the industry and community at large. Her extensive contributions have made her the recipient of numerous awards, including the Athena PINNACLE Top Company Award and the San Diego Business Journal “Women Who Mean Business” and “Most Admired CEO” award finalist. As the CEO for one of San Diego’s leading executive life sciences-focused executive search firms, Toft’s primary responsibility will be to identify other key women within the San Diego community to serve in additional leadership roles for the American Heart Association, while helping the organization raise necessary funding for further research projects. “I am thrilled to work alongside the Go Red for Women Executive Leadership team to raise awareness that heart disease is still the leading cause of death among women, and to advance research to ultimately eliminate heart disease in women, and the population as a whole. ,” commented Robin Toft. The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. The organizations funds innovative research, fights for stronger public health policies, and provides critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

About Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women® is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease in women. We are committed to the fight, for as long as it takes. The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement advocates for more research and swifter action for women's heart health. The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement was created by women, for women. Because our health is non-negotiable, because we have the power to save our lives, and because the best force for women is women. The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement is nationally sponsored by Macy's with additional support from our cause supporters. For more information please visit GoRedForWomen.org or call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278).

About Toft Group Executive Search

Toft Group Executive Search is “Changing the Future of Medicine, One Relationship at a Time” and we take pride in the fact that our work helps our clients accelerate getting novel products to market. We are a global retained executive search firm that is 100% dedicated to Life Sciences & Healthcare industries. Our customers include biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, digital health, and diagnostic companies. With offices in San Francisco, San Diego and Boston, we assist a wide range of local, national and international companies - from venture funded start-ups to global Fortune 500 corporations.