Victor Kleinman is a Senior Partner with Kingsley Gate. Previously he served as Managing Partner of the Global Biopharmaceutical Practice for a global retained executive search firm. His career in Life Sciences executive search and organizational consulting spans three decades. Victor has established an international reputation for consultative, relationship-driven, performance-based project management during this tenure.
Victor’s client base includes multiple “top-ten” global pharmaceutical companies, midsized biopharmaceutical companies and smaller, emerging companies. On their behalf, he has successfully recruited highly prominent, game-changing leaders who have developed and commercialized next-generation therapies in Oncology, Cardiovascular/Metabolic Medicine, Neuroscience, Immunology, Respiratory Medicine, Rare/Orphan Diseases, Cell and Gene Therapy, and Personalized Medicine.
Victor also has long-standing relationships and deep expertise working with the world’s leading medical device, scientific instrumentation, and diagnostic companies, including significant search experience in companion diagnostics.
Victor and his Kingsley Gate Life Sciences colleagues have decades of combined experience in some of the Industry’s most demanding functional areas including, but not limited to, Translational/Experimental Medicine, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Quality, Manufacturing/CMC, Global Project Management, Global Development, Chief Commercial Officers, Chief Medical Officers, CEO’s and Board Members.
He presents a legacy of success in recruiting senior leaders who have developed and commercialized numerous revolutionary blockbuster drugs, products and medical technologies. He has also worked closely with many early-stage companies in the recruitment of senior leadership teams, extending his involvement and collaboration across every stage of organizational growth, including successful IPOs and product approval/product launches.
Victor is a respected thought leader and has been frequently quoted in Business Insider, Life Science Leader, Bio World Insight, Fierce Biotech, STAT and other industry news and information sources.
Victor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Florida State University and is based in our Palm Beach, Florida location.