Aug 13, 2018 | ON In The News



holly wittenberg
Holly Wittenberg

CLEVELAND, OH – August 13, 2018ON Partners, the results-driven retained executive search firm, today announced that Holly Wittenberg has joined the firm as a vice president in its life sciences practice. She is based in the firm’s Dallas office.

Wittenberg brings to ON Partners over 20 years of executive search experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. Her experience spans preclinical R&D scientists through medical affairs, specializing in physician recruitment supporting early and late stage clinical development and US and global medical executives across a variety of therapeutic areas.

“Holly brings an amazing wealth of knowledge and contacts in the life sciences industry, and she’ll make a strong addition to our team,” noted ON Partners co-founder and managing partner Tim Conti. “We are lucky to have her.”

Prior to joining ON Partners, Wittenberg served as the principal sourcing partner at multinational biotechnology company Biogen, responsible for bringing high-potential medical directors in clinical development and medical affairs, expanding pipelining initiatives and elevating the work to include competitive intelligence and innovation.

“ON Partners’ strong track record, impressive life sciences team and focus on client service and results all drew me to the firm,” noted Wittenberg. “I’m excited to be making this the next step in my career.”

Prior to Biogen, Wittenberg was a managing partner at Kaye/Bassman International, where she led strategy, candidate sourcing, process management and client development for its pharmaceutical & biotechnology practice. She also served as a board member and executive director of Dress for Success, and as a board member for Attitudes and Attire and the Kaye/Bassman Charitable Foundation. She received a Bachelor of Arts in speech communications from Texas A&M University.


About ON Partners

ON Partners recruits game-changing executives for world-changing companies. The firm was founded in 2006 by like-minded executive search professionals desiring to establish a more client-centric alternative to the large multi-service global firms they were leaving behind. Growing quickly ever since, ON Partners has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 List and as one of the Top 25 Retained Executive Search Firms in the U.S. Specializing in recruiting c-suite, board and vice president/senior management talent, our partners have a long successful track record of building world class management teams across broad industries. For more information, visit


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