Toft Group Appoints Dani Gavson as Vice President

Team expansion driven by ongoing talent-gap crisis, which has accelerated demand for top healthcare executives

Toft Group Executive Search, a global life sciences and healthcare high-tech executive recruiting firm with offices in San Francisco, San Diego and Boston, today announced Dani Gavson has joined Toft Group as vice president.

“Toft Group is expanding to meet customers’ increasing calls for highly qualified, diverse executive candidates working at the intersection of biotech and high-tech,” said Robin Toft, founder, president and chief executive officer of Toft Group. “As today’s talent gap becomes a hiring crisis, the need for experienced and talented executive search professionals has grown. We are excited that Dani has joined Toft Group to help fill that need, since she has a strong track record of placing hard to hire executives.”

Ms. Gavson joins Toft Group with more than 25 years as an executive search consultant specializing in life sciences. She has worked with executive search firms both in South Africa and the United States, and owned her own San Diego-based firm. Ms. Gavson has placed exceptional and highly sought-after industry experts in all phases of the drug development life cycle – including translational research, clinical research and development, and medical affairs in many of the world’s leading companies in North America and globally. She also has many years of expertise in identifying highly skilled physicians and physician scientists for executive roles in the pharmaceutical and biotech sector.

Ms. Gavson obtained her bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

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.