The Asia-Pacific region has emerged as the fastest growing pharmaceutical market in the world and the war for talent has never been so competitive!
Collaborating with Morunda is the right choice; we have filled over 400 managers to director positions since 2001. We provide the best possible pharmaceutical talent for your recruiting needs.
Recently, Morunda KK has been contacted by a number of companies looking to enter the Japanese market. Recruiting is not always straightforward for new entrants into Japan, and while the decisions involved are certainly not easy, they present challenges that must be carefully considered. Having a solid strategy is a must!
The five challenges of recruiting In … Read More
Pharmaceutical companies in Japan cross cultural boundaries to retain and hire the best and the brightest
After the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, I asked a European Pharmaceutical executive about how quickly the company was able to respond to the crisis. After a long pause and deep sigh, the executive described how his company would only act after observing Astellas or Takeda had taken the lead. He said, “Philip, you know that many … Read More
The new year brings hope and a sense of possibility. One of my favorite movies is The Shawshank Redemption. In it, the character Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, writes to his friend Red (Morgan Freeman), “Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies”. Along with hope, … Read More
Morunda KK surveyed leading American and European pharmaceutical companies in Japan to find the median age and the median salary of positions.
We surveyed marketing and business development functions and senior heads of business units, executive officers, and vice presidents. We also included clinical development functions and surveyed study/trial managers; operations managers; project managers; clinical operations directors and … Read More
Written By Mark Miller, Joaquin Zuluaga
and Anthony Tsay
As a recruiter for the clinical development area of the pharmaceutical industry, it is always great when you receive a phone call or e-mail from your client saying, “We need Project Managers, Clinical Trial Leaders, CRA’s…and lots of them. Can you help us”?
Of course we can, that’s what … Read More
The International Executive Search Federation’s (IESF) global meeting was held in September 2012, in Milan, Italy. One of the keynote speakers at the meeting was Peter Hägglund, an expert in leadership, governance and organizational behavior.
Peter described the ways in which leadership has taken on a new dimension in the 21st century, explaining that an organization’s teams … Read More