Pharmaceutical Recruiters

  • As Pharmaceutical Recruiters placing Mid to Senior level Executives in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device industries since 1985.
  • Contact Eda Zullo at 203.319-4309 or to find out more.

BioPharma Areas of Expertise

Commercial Operations & Analytics Careers

Advanced Analytics & Sales Operations
Marketing/Brand Analytics
Data Science and Data Management

Sales Careers

Sales Leaders
Sales Reps
Sales Force Expansions
Sales Training

Market Research Careers

Competitive and Market Intelligence
Brand and Advertising Research
Social Listening
VOC, Patient & Physician Research

Clinical Careers

Permanent & Contract Placement
Biostatistics & Statistical Programming
Permanent Placement
Medical Affairs
Medical Directors & MSLs


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Eda Zullo, Commercial Analytics

Eda joined Smith Hanley Associates in 2000. Her relationships with her clients and candidates is one of personalized, knowledgeable service. Helping companies develop and build groups, and working with candidates throughout their careers, are the hallmarks of her pharmaceutical recruiting practice.

Eda’s expertise is in the recruitment of life sciences, pharmaceutical, biopharma AND  healthcare professionals in the quantitative and statistical area.  Her practice is within the commercial analytics space that concentrates in data science, marketing science, sales analytics, forecasting, promotion response, sales operations and data management.

Before joining Smith Hanley Associates, Eda spent more than 20 years in the nonprofit sector with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). She had regional sales and marketing responsibilities in metropolitan New York. With expertise in membership development, special events and promotions, Eda fostered strong business relationships with corporations through strategic alliances and partnerships throughout her tenure. She holds a BA in sociology from Rosemont College.

Areas of Expertise:
Pharmaceutical Recruiters,Pharma, Biotech, BioPharma, Life Science, Healthcare, Medical Device, Management Science, Marketing Science, Data Science, Sales and Marketing Analytics, Forecasting, Call Planning and Targeting, Sales and Commercial Effectiveness, Promotion Response Analysis, Territory Alignment, Sales Force Size and Structure, Marketing Mix Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Big Data, SAS, R, Python, Hadoop, SQL, SPSS, Tableau, Spotfire, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office.

Nancy Ragonese, Pharmaceutical Sales

Nancy Ragonese joined Smith Hanley Associates in 2014 and now leads the Pharmaceutical Sales and Medical Affairs practice areas. Her relationships with her clients and candidates is one of personalized, knowledgeable service, helping companies acquire the top talent in the industry, and working with candidates throughout their careers, are the trademarks of her recruiting practice.

Nancy’s expertise as a pharmaceutical recruiter for sales and operations leaders nationwide, including sales training, sales operations, zone and area managers, clinical nurse educators and medical science liaison’s. Nancy also has a strong track record of success in sales force expansions and build-outs requiring attainment of top talent in a tight time frame. Whether you have one specialized hire, ten hires for a small expansion, or 100+ hires, Nancy and her experienced pharmaceutical recruiters team will be there every step of the way.

Before joining Smith Hanley Associates, Nancy spent over seven years at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. in the HR business partner function where she provided comprehensive HR support to over 500 employees and business leaders in prescription medicines on complex situations brought to HR including; workforce expansions, recruiting, performance management, leaves of absence, reductions in force, compensation management and policy interpretation.

Areas of Expertise:
Pharmaceutical Sales Leaders; Sales Reps; District Managers; Regional Managers; Regional Directors; Account Managers; Account Executives; Vice Presidents; Zone Directors; Nurse Educators; Medical Science Liaisons; MSL; Specialty; Primary; Respiratory; Cardiovascular; Diabetes; Metabolic; Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Pulmonology; Biosimilars; Oncology; HCV; Institutional; HIV, Hepatitis; Hospital; Long-Term Care; Orphan Diseases

Lindsey Bartlett, Market Research

Lindsey specializes in the recruitment of primary and secondary market research professionals across several industries, including Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device.  Lindsey’s placements within this space tend to focus on pipeline through in-line or re-launch of products.  These span across most disease areas.

Lindsey’s ambitious character and personable demeanor make her a valuable resource for her clients, as well as a reliable point of contact for her candidates. Her knowledge of the pharmaceutical recruiting area has grown signficantly over her five years with Smith Hanley, as she continues to be an asset to both her clients and candidates.

Areas of Expertise:
Pharmaceutical Recruiters, Competitive Intelligence, Digital and Social Media Research, Consumer Insights, Shopper Insights, Category Management, Syndicated Research, Custom Research, Primary Research, Product Development, Data Analysis, Sensory Research, New Product Development, Physician Research, Patient Research, Quantitative Research, Qualitative Research, Prelaunch and Go-to Market Strategy.

Nihar Parikh, Biostatistics & Medical Affairs

Nihar joined Smith Hanley Associates in 2013 and works in Biostatistics, Clinical Research, Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs), and Medical Affairs. He works with diverse clients from global Pharma’s to Biotech, CRO and Medical Device companies. Smith Hanley Associates has a rich history biostatistics, and Nihar hopes to carry the torch for many years to come. He believes the keys to success in this industry are the ability to build long lasting relationships, a strong work ethic, and above all having integrity. Nihar is an advocate for his candidates, and will go beyond their resume and accomplishments to help them reach their full potential. In his free time some of Nihar’s interests include travel, golf, yoga, and financial markets.

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