Allegis Partners Announces Shawn O'Connor Joins Company as Managing Director & Global Head of Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice

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Shawn leads practice that focuses on executive search engagements for Board of Directors, Presidents, CEOs, GMs & First-line Management

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Shawn O'Connor, Allegis Partners

As a part of the Allegis Group, Allegis Partners has access to critical support from our multibillion dollar parent company as we invest in the future of the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice.

Allegis Partners, an executive search and advisory services company, today announced Shawn O'Connor has joined the company as Managing Director and Global Head of its Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice. In this capacity, Shawn leads the practice which focuses on executive search engagements ranging from members of the Board of Directors, Presidents, Chief Executive Officers, and General Managers of corporations to first-line management.

“We are so pleased to have Shawn leading the Allegis Partners Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice, because his vast industry knowledge and expertise is a significant asset for our employing clients,” said Simon Robinson, President of Allegis Partners. “As a part of the Allegis Group, Allegis Partners has access to critical support from our multibillion dollar parent company as we invest in the future of the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice.”

Leveraging more than 25 years of experience in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry, Shawn focuses on senior executive and direct report-level assignments within the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector. He has worked with companies at all stages of growth, from venture-backed and development stage, to large, established publicly-held companies across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, eHealth and healthcare technology markets. Shawn has established himself as a trusted partner to his clients through his consultative approach, strong work ethic, deep industry knowledge and extensive professional network.

Prior to joining Allegis Partners, Shawn served as President of RSA Americas, where he established and managed a very successful Life Sciences Practice in the US. Before that, he built a long and successful career at Johnson & Johnson, where he served as a Vice President, Human Resources.

Shawn’s areas of functional discipline extend to all management categories including General Management, Sales and Marketing, Research & Development, Clinical, Regulatory, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Strategic Planning and corporate Business Development. He can be reached at 973-538-0444 (direct) and

About Allegis Partners
Allegis Partners, part of The Allegis Group, which was founded more than 30 years ago, specializes in Human Capital Management. Allegis Partners Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice focuses on the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and Diagnostics industries, and provides client organizations with timely, cost effective, superior quality consulting services in all aspects of retained executive search.

Allegis Partners Life Sciences is located in Morristown, New Jersey, the center of the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. Allegis also has over 400 offices across the globe, providing worldwide reach to support our clients’ needs.

Through the years, Allegis Partners has aggressively developed and expanded our retained executive search practice into many regions of the world, while continuing to maintain our focus on select practice areas. Our extensive and relevant industry experience makes us one of the strongest retained executive search firms specializing in Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and Diagnostics. This allows us to generate the deepest penetration possible in this highly complex marketplace. Learn more at

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