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Executive search firm Toft Group places John Norkett as Vice President of Managed Care, East with LabCorp in Burlington, NC

Toft Group Executive Search has placed Mr. John Norkett as Vice President of Managed Care, East with LabCorp in Burlington, North Carolina. Mr. Norkett was most recently Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services for Inform Diagnostics. Previously, Mr. Norkett was VP of Reimbursement for Progenity, and Sr. VP of Managed Care and Reimbursement for Miraca Life Sciences. Mr. Norkett held key leadership roles with Laboratory Corporation of America as an Area Director of Business Development He also served as Regional Sales Director of Health Plans at Quest Diagnostics.

Mr. Norkett holds a B.S. in Finance & Economics from DePaul University in Chicago.

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 LabCorp

LabCorp, an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care.

Executive search firm Toft Group places Carmine Stengone as CEO of Pipeline Therapeutics, San Diego, CA

Toft Group Executive Search has placed Mr. Carmine Stengone as Chief Executive Officer with Pipeline Therapeutics in San Diego, California. Mr. Stengone recently served as President and CEO of Avelas Biosciences. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President, Business Development for COI Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Stengone was also Vice President of Corporate Development for Afraxis Holdings, Senior Director of BD with Phenomix Corporation, and has held positions with Anadys Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development.

Mr. Stengone holds an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, an M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Duke University, and a B.S. in Chemistry from Wake Forest University.

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. Toft Group has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is using innovative research strategies to develop novel drugs for the treatment of MS and other demyelinated diseases by enhancing the functional restoration of the affected nerves.

Executive search firm Toft Group places Daniela Do Anjos Hanova as Vice President, Human Resources with Exact Sciences in Madison, WI

Toft Group Executive Search has placed Ms. Daniela Dos Anjos Hanova as Vice President of Human Resources for Exact Sciences in Madison, Wisconsin. Ms. Hanova was most recently with AstraZeneca as Global HR Director. Previous to AstraZeneca, Ms. Hanova worked for Abbott as Division HR Director. Earlier in her industry career, she served with Solvay Pharmaceuticals (now Abbott) as Zone HR Director and PriceWaterhouseCooper as Human Resources Services Manager.

Ms. Hanova holds a MA in English and Russian Languages and Literature from Comenius University, Slovakia.

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 Exact Sciences

Exact Sciences Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of the deadliest forms of cancer. The company has exclusive intellectual property protecting its non-invasive, molecular screening technology for the detection of colorectal cancer.