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Chairman, London

South East

Full-Time (permanent)


Executive Recruit have another Chairman job vacancy for a London based client – handled by our South East office.

The rare opportunity to be appointed as the permanent chairperson of a major pharmaceuticals business headquartered in London.

Our client is an internationally recognised name, not just in pharmaceuticals and wider business circles but in many households throughout the world, with an instantly identifiable range of tablets/drugs, ointments and other healthcare products. They are looking to appoint a new Chair with immediate effect. Representing the key interests of all shareholders, you will act as the liaison between our client’s renowned CEO, the board of directors and the company’s investors, constructively and sensitively resolving any differences that arise.

It is essential that the incoming Chair has a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, so they can swiftly gain an insight into the way our client’s business operates, the market they are in and the competition and challenges they face.
You will play an important role in tactfully providing guidance to the firm’s CEO whilst allowing them to carry out their own role effectively and independently. It will be your responsibility to schedule, chair and report back on board meetings, which should be constructive and to-the-point.

Ensuring that thorough management accounts are regularly produced and that key information is distributed in a timely manner, you will be a well-connected individual with 10 or more years of senior level experience as a Chair (including non-executive) or Director.

In the media’s eyes you will be the face of the business to them and to shareholders, regularly giving press briefings on the health of the business. A permanent role in central London, the Chair will be remunerated at up to £200k.

To apply you must be legally entitled to work in the UK. Candidates currently registered with Executive Recruit or associated companies will automatically be considered.


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