John Mitchell is the global practice managing partner of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice at Heidrick & Struggles.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles he led the global Private Equity Practice at a leading executive search firm. Previously, he was the firm’s Life Sciences Practice Leader for the Americas and a core member of its CEO & Board practice. He also served as the managing partner of another international search firm’s Life Sciences Practice. He was elected to this firm’s board of directors.
John brings almost 3 decades of executive search experience. Prior to entering the search profession, John was a senior vice president of Efficient Health Systems, a leading healthcare cost management company. He began his career with American Hospital Supply Corporation (AHSC) serving in a number of commercial and general management positions. He achieved vice president status at AHSC, becoming the youngest company officer elected in the history of this market-leading company.
John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.