Executive search firm Toft Group places R. Eric Gerber as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development for Agilent Technologies, Inc. in Santa Clara, CA


Toft Group Executive Search has placed R. Eric Gerber as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development with Agilent Technologies, Inc. in Santa Clara, California. Mr. Gerber was previously Vice President of Business Development at SCIEX. Before joining SCIEX, he was Senior Director of Business Development for Dionex Corporation where he headed corporate BD and strategic planning. Earlier in his career, Eric was responsible for technology incubation at Applied Biosystems and worked as a Product Manager in Varian’s chromatography division. Eric started his career as a synthetic organic chemist at Shaman Pharmaceuticals in South San Francisco.

Mr. Gerber holds a B.A. in Organic Chemistry from Reed College, Portland, Oregon.

About Toft Group Executive Search

Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. Toft Group’s targeted, accurate search process translates into exceptional return-on-investment for clients nationwide.  The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.

About Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. With more than 50 years of insight and innovation, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions, and people provide trusted answers to its customers’ most challenging questions. The company generated revenues of $4.91 billion in fiscal 2018 and employs 14,800 people worldwide.