It was the best experience I have ever had with a search firm.
David was hired to recruit our first Chief Commercial Officer. I had worked with him previously to recruit three senior managers including a CCO at a previous company. As well as being very focused in terms of his knowledge of candidates in this space, I had never experienced a more detail-orientated approach to candidate selection and interview (and subsequent write-up) so he immediately was top choice when looking to fill our most recent CCO position. He managed to even surpass my expectations with 50+ candidates interested in the role and a final shortlist that was of the highest quality. David’s output is excellent.
I have worked with COSI over the past five years to recruit and hire several oncology marketing directors both in the US and in Europe. COSI identified top oncology candidates and was the most productive recruiter in assisting me in building a world class team. Because of their specific expertise and breadth of contacts, I heartily recommend COSI to potential oncology focused clients seeking superior commercial talent. I also found COSI’s integrity, business approach and commitment refreshing.
Faced with a tight time constraint and the need for a well qualified dynamic VP candidate with oncology sales and marketing expertise, David presented three qualified finalists within weeks. We had an accepted offer in eight weeks and this was one search that I know paid for itself many times over.
I met David Collins and Commercial Oncology Search, Inc. back in 2011 while I was searching for a new oncology marketing position. Based on that successful experience I have continued to employ their services, most recently using David’s team to expand our current oncology sales force. The latter was a successful national expansion that was accomplished well ahead of an aggressive schedule.
I attribute my successful hiring track record to COSI’s prompt follow up, national oncology network and willingness to offer insights about future candidates and employers thus ensuring they are a good fit. I truly value David’s opinion and he will be my first phone call whenever we expand our oncology sales force in the future.
COSI did a near perfect job at helping us recruit a senior sales/marketing executive in the oncology space. They had the right access/connections, understood what we wanted, and made it happen about 3 times faster than I expected. COSI was also easy to work with and had a deep knowledge of the space.
What can say other than David and his team at COSI were extremely professional, talented and communicative when tasked to support the building of our US Commercial team. More importantly, they truly listened to my needs as the National Sales Leader and help promote the vision of our organization. Two months to build our Oncology Field Sales Team was no easy feat but our two organizations immediately established trust to meet that tight timeline to recruit, interview, background check, and hire. It was a true partnership! With four months as a Sales organization during the launch phase of a rare disease product, we are well on track thanks to COSI and their efforts helping me build a cohesive, fun, and driven team. Bottom line: I highly recommended COSI for recruiting efforts in Oncology as they truly take the time to meet your needs.
I recently engaged David to help me find a rock star CCO. I had interviewed several firms before selecting David and could not have been more pleased with the result. David’s expertise in the oncology space was invaluable. He helped us develop a truly comprehensive profile, identify our targets, and thoroughly screened and vetted our candidates. He is thoughtful and professional and I would engage him again without hesitation.
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Key Account Manager Team Scale-up
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Oncology-Focused Biotech Firm