Toft Group Executive Search, a global life sciences and healthcare executive recruiting firm, announced Julie Visser has been appointed as Toft Group’s Executive Career Coach and Executive Search Leader. Ms. Visser has more than 20 years of expertise in talent acquisition, executive C-Suite placements and executive career coaching. She will oversee Toft Group’s corporate executive career coaching initiative and continue to build executive search assignments for both C-Suite talent and Board member positions.
“Demand for top talent, particularly qualified diverse candidates, is at an all-time high as healthcare companies recognize a talent gap has emerged, and companies recognize the competitive advantage of an inclusive executive team complimented by an inclusive Board of Directors,” said Ron Giannotti, President and CEO of Toft Group. “I am thrilled with the addition of Julie’s talent to our Toft Team! Her knowledge will play a key role in expanding our life science executive search practice. In addition, Julie brings the experience and know-how to build a premier coaching practice which is a key component of the soon to be released WE CAN™ Platform that enables female candidates to prepare and accelerate their careers.”
Prior to joining Toft Group, Ms. Visser enjoyed a career leading and partnering with US companies’ worldwide human resource efforts, including Life Technologies, Thermo Fisher and NuVasive. Her expertise in talent acquisition and executive global placement has resulted in countless job opportunities for those seeking advancement in their careers. In addition, Ms. Visser is the founder of JA Talent Partners, a career coaching company, focused on women re-entering the workforce.
Ms. Visser holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing management from the University of Arizona and is AIRS certified.
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 at the intersection of biotech and high tech. Toft Group’s targeted, accurate searches translate into exceptional return-on-investment for clients nationwide, and the team’s extensive networks enable the presentation of more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise see. The firm’s extensive track record has shown its ability to quickly fill highly specialized leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Diego, San Francisco and Boston.