Gabrielle Lajoie is a core member of the firm’s global Healthcare Sector, which she previously co-led for five years. She specializes in executive officer and board of director searches, partnering with both public and privately held biotechnology, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. Gabby also frequently works with venture capitalists to attract senior management to their portfolio companies. She is based in San Francisco.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates 20 years ago, Gabby was a consultant with CSC Healthcare/APM Management Consultants in New York. In this role, she provided consulting services to major academic medical centers on long-term restructuring projects and cost-saving initiatives. Previously, Gabby was a Senior Benefits Analyst with PepsiCo, where she advised divisions on managed healthcare strategies. Gabby began her career in the Boston office of global management consultants Towers Perrin.
Education & Affiliations
Gabby received her BA in psychology from the University of Vermont and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association and the Harvard Business School Health Industry Alumni Association.
Healthcare, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Pharmaceuticals, Digital Health, Financial Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Board & CEO Advisory Group