Elizabeth Ganz


Office Location: Chicago

Phone: +1 312 4961000

Elizabeth Ganz is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office and a member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice where she specializes in recruiting senior executive leaders in the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, and healthcare services sectors.

Previous roles at Heidrick & Struggles include engagement manager, Chicago associate director, and practice area coordinator (PAC) in the Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice. She is recognized for her exceptional client service, a comprehensive understanding of the life sciences industry, and her broad network of candidates. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Elizabeth spent several years in the life sciences industry working for Abbott Laboratories and Takeda Pharmaceuticals in government relations, executive sales, and marketing positions.

Elizabeth has served on the boards of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lurie Children’s Hospital, VNA Hospice of New England, Winchester (MA) Hospital, and various other non-for-profit organizations.


Elizabeth earned a bachelor’s degree in communications, with honors, from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

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