Megan Aparicio

Megan Aparicio is a Consultant in the global pharmaceutical and biotech practice at Russell Reynolds and is a trusted advisor to CEOs, venture capital firms, and senior executives focused on building and recruiting top talent in innovative settings.

With over fifteen years of executive search experience, Megan advises pharmaceutical and biotech companies, CEOs and Boards on their talent needs cross-functionally across R&D, commercial, and technical operations.  She has deep expertise in R&D in particular, recruiting top-performing R&D leaders spanning from discovery through clinical development and medical affairs, and has successfully placed chief executive officers, heads of research and development, chief scientific officers, chief medical officers, and R&D experienced board directors. Beyond C-level positions, her search experience includes functional leadership roles across the R&D spectrum in a variety of established and emerging modalities and disease areas.
In addition to executive search, Megan partners closely with the Leadership & Succession practice to provide leadership advisory services around succession planning, talent benchmarking, talent development, M&A talent assessment and integration, and team effectiveness.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds, Megan worked for a boutique, retained executive search firm focused primarily in life sciences. She received her BA from York University in Toronto.
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