Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Sanford Rose Associates Opens Silicon Valley Office in Response to Area's Life Science Industry Growth

Sanford Rose Associates Opens Silicon Valley Office in Response to Area's Life Science Industry Growth

Roy Fiebiger has been named Managing Partner of Sanford Rose Associates-Silicon Valley. Most recently, Fiebiger served as President and CEO of NeuColl, a spin-out of Collagen Corporation and Cohesion Technologies. With a 26-year career in the medical device industry, Fiebiger is a natural fit to spearhead the life science industry practice which will be the predominant focus of the Silicon Valley office.

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2005

According to Fiebiger, the Silicon Valley location was selected for its proximity to the world’s largest concentration of bioscience companies, life science investment firms, and five world-renowned research universities (Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC San Francisco and UC Santa Cruz). The location is also of strategic importance to the Life Science Practice Group of Sanford Rose Associates which includes Fiebiger’s office and several other SRA offices.

Rich Carter, Ph. D., President and CEO of SRA International, the parent company of Sanford Rose Associates, is quick to point out, “Roy has been on both sides of the desk. He has been both client and candidate in the retained search process at various points in his career. His insider’s understanding of the industry will be a real asset to his clients. We are very excited to have him join our team.”

Roy Fiebiger says, “I’m confident I can add value for my clients by combining my industry experience with SRA’s Dimensional Search® methodology, refined over its 46 years in business.”

With more than 20 years at the executive level, Fiebiger’s experience also includes Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Service for Laserscope, a leading medical laser company. Roy’s early career was with Johnson & Johnson. In addition, he is an Executive Coach and Mentor to life science clients of the San Jose Bioscience Center, Women’s Technology Cluster and U. S. Market Entry. Roy has a B. A. in Economics from University of California at Berkeley and an M. S. in Human Resources and Organization Development from University of San Francisco.

Sanford Rose Associates was founded in 1959. Today it is a full service executive search firm with a network of over 60 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. SRA founder Sanford M. Rose was a recruiting industry pioneer. His early accomplishments include establishing the first nationwide job fair business in 1960 and building the world’s largest computerized client and candidate data base in 1981.

About California’s Life Science Industry

California is home to 2,600 biomedical companies who collectively employ approximately 230,000 workers making the biomedical industry the leading employer in the state according to the California Healthcare Institute.

Since 2001 over 200 life science spin-off companies have been established in California with Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, UC San Diego and the Scripps Institute together responsible for two-thirds of all biomedical spin-off companies in California. In 2003, California’s biomedical companies reported $32.3 billion in worldwide revenue. In each of the years 2002 and 2003 life science investments in California companies exceeded $2 billion per year. The next closest state (Massachusetts) averaged $800 million during the same two year period.

For further information, contact Roy Fiebiger at 650.798.5270 or via e-mail at roy@srasv. com