Jim Gerardot, Jr. strengthens firm’s global executive recruitment capability, brings extensive industry background.
Washington, D.C., September 3, 2013 / PRNewswire– Kincannon & Reed, the leading global retained executive search firm serving the agribusiness, food, and life sciences sectors, today announced that Jim Gerardot, Jr. has joined the firm as a Managing Director. He will office out of St. Louis, MO.
Gerardot joins Kincannon & Reed following a twenty-eight year international career in senior executive positions in life sciences companies. Most recently, he was Executive Director of Global Marketing for Novus International’s animal health and nutrition business.
Earlier in his career, Gerardot held senior leadership roles at Bayer Animal Health, Merial, Merck AgVet, DirectAg, and Pfizer Animal Health, among others. In addition, he has participated in the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue as a panelist, served as a member of the Global IFIF/FEFANA SFIS Project Management Board, and is currently on the Board of Directors of St. Louis World Affairs Council.
Greg Duerksen, President of Kincannon & Reed commented, “Jim’s senior experience and deep knowledge of the life sciences sectors aligns perfectly with Kincannon & Reed’s philosophy that retained search yields the best results when conducted by principals who have a personal understanding of the environment in which our clients operate.”
Gerardot added, “I’m very excited to join Kincannon & Reed’s global team and look forward to leveraging my experience to assist the firm’s clients in building great leadership teams.”