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CEO - Cannabinoids/Biotechnology

PeopleConnect Staffing Grand Rapids ,MI
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Job Description

CEO –Cannabinoids/Biotechnology

Location:  Grand Rapids, MI or any city near a major airport

 

Looking for a startup that will make major improvements in people and animals’ lives?  Have a passion and the experience to take innovative products to market through licenses agreement, direct market sales, or channels sales?  We are looking for you! 

Our client has developed and patented a variety of over-the-counter and pharmaceutical biotechnology products that create product differentiation in a crowded marketplace. Their growing patent portfolio encompasses antiaging, dermatitis, cancer, bio-enhancement, weight loss, veterinary medicine, and inflammation.  These are used in an array of treatments and therapeutics for humans and animals.  The founder has a background and expertise in medicinal chemistry and the pharmaceutical industry.

This is a full time CEO role with commensurate equity; a good fit for someone who has a long-term outlook to disrupt multiple billion-dollar OTC and pharmaceutical markets and is able to have a deferred paycheck until revenues or funding occurs.

As CEO (Chief Executive Officer) you will wear several hats including operations, licensing agreements, marketing, sales, and investor relationships.  You will bring a passion for startups, experience in fund raising, operations, and sales/marketing.  Currently they have an active license agreement in place, working to close other deals.

You have experience building a company from the ground up (startup), fund raising experience, excellent investor presentation skills, and an expert background in business.  Prior experience working in in the biotechnology and cosmetic fields is a plus.   The successful candidate will have a history of successful fund raising, team building, and supporting a culture of collaboration and innovation.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ in a leadership role  
  • 5+ years’ in a CEO role
  • Current startup company experience
  • Proven ability to present to investors including Angel and VC and raise funding
  • Biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical company experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge in licensing agreements; negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills with internal and exterior stakeholders
  • Go to market strategy development and implementation experience
  • Willing and able to work for equity only until funding has been raised to support salaries

 

Qualified CEO candidates, please send your resume and LinkedIn profile to Karen@PeopleConnectStaffing.com

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Company Description
PeopleConnect's Contingency Plus placement service is for full-time salaried positions. It offers the thorough research, expert leadership and personal attention of a retained search, without requiring you to pay in advance.

Unlike retained firms, we're old fashioned enough to believe our job is to deliver quality people to you before asking to be compensated. Our recruiters and researchers have years of experience, and use tried-and-true headhunting techniques to identify top candidates. We’re confident in our ability to find the person you need. It’s risk-free for you, because you pay us after we produce results.

PeopleConnect Staffing

PeopleConnect's Contingency Plus placement service is for full-time salaried positions. It offers the thorough research, expert leadership and personal attention of a retained search, without requiring you to pay in advance. Unlike retained firms, we're old fashioned enough to believe our job is to deliver quality people to you before asking to be compensated. Our recruiters and researchers have years of experience, and use tried-and-true headhunting techniques to identify top candidates. We’re confident in our ability to find the person you need. It’s risk-free for you, because you pay us after we produce results.

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Grand Rapids, MI
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