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Why Pharma & Medical Device Firms Are Hiring Scouts To Lead BD In Asia

Why Pharma & Medical Device Firms Are Hiring Scouts To Lead BD In Asia

Written by Robert Hall for Life Science Leader Magazine

Early last year I had a call with the Global Head of Business Development and APAC (Asia Pacific) Regional Head of Human Resources at a major biotech group. Once initial pleasantries were exchanged the first words from this executive were “Rob, we’re looking to hire a scout ASAP to lead business development in Asia.”