Date Published
10 July 2019

Leading Life Sciences firm enhances Signium’s executive search and leadership presence in the life sciences sector.

Chicago, IL, USA – Signium today announces a significant increase in its presence in the United States with the addition of Discovery Search Partners to the Signium Group. Located in Atlanta, Boston, the Philadelphia area, and Virginia, Discovery Search Partners enhances Signium’s executive search and leadership presence in the life sciences sector.

Discovery Search Partners was formed in 2009 by a group of experienced life science and recruitment professionals dedicated to creating the optimal search and integration experience for their clients. Founding Partners Don Evans and Bill O’Callaghan have over fifty years of success placing high-level executives in all areas of the dynamic field of healthcare and life sciences.

Managing Partner Bill O’Callaghan of Discovery Search Partners explained, “Culturally and professionally Signium is a great fit for us, accelerating our capability to meet the needs of our clients who are increasingly looking for international solutions to both their domestic and global search assignments.”

Signium Chairman, Alastair Paton said “We are delighted that Discovery Search Partners has joined Signium. As one of the leading life science search firms in the United States, Discovery Search has great client relationships, an international mindset, and represents an ideal cultural fit with us. Discovery Search is a very important addition to the Signium organization and is an indication of Signium’s ambitions for the United States.  We are looking forward to working with our new colleagues and supporting our global and regional clients in the United States.” 

The affiliation strengthens Signium’s market position in the United States. Now numbering over 45 offices in 29 countries, Signium continues to expand and strengthen its global presence throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.  

About Discovery Search Partners

Discovery Search Partners is client-focused, execution-oriented, and community-minded. Our market expertise combined with our relationship-driven model has enabled us to successfully execute some of the most difficult searches in the life sciences industry. Each project is personally led and managed by one of our partners, in addition to a team of experienced, skilled search professionals who understand the intricacies of the highly competitive life sciences market. 

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About Signium
Signium is one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting firms with an extensive history dating back to the 1950s with offices in key business cities around the globe.  We look beyond the qualifications and background of an individual candidate to consider culture fit and client values, something we call the application of “intelligence and intuition.” With local passion, knowledge, and a partner-led approach, we advise senior business leaders on developing their skills, their people, and their organizations. 

Signium was a founding member of the global industry standards body, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).