Senior Client Partner, Life Sciences

Alessandro Buccella is a Senior Client Partner based in the Zurich office of Korn Ferry focusing on Global Life Sciences clients.

Alessandro owns a mix of 25 years of management consulting and industry experience: throughout his career he has worked at international level, advising leading global bio-pharmaceutical and med-tech companies on how to improve top line performance by realigning go-to-market models, driving operational and organizational effectiveness and implementing large scale transformations.

Alessandro is passionate about new emerging technologies and their impact on healthcare and life science businesses from a strategic, operational and human capital standpoint. Digital transformation, multichannel customer engagement, commercial effectiveness, operating model innovation/(re-)design and field force operations are Alessandro's main areas of expertise, with a track record of more than 100 assignments conducted at global, European and country level.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Alessandro worked for EY (formerly Ernst & Young), ZS Associates, The Boston Consulting Group and Roland Berger, serving in different Client Partner and General Management roles. He also worked for AstraZeneca, where he was globally responsible for Sales Force Effectiveness and Sales Innovation programs.

Alessandro holds a master's degree in Business Administration and bachelor's degree in Economics from LUISS, International Business School of Rome (Italy). In 2002 he attended an Executive Program in Business Management and Strategy at INSEAD (France).

Occasionally he serves on board of directors for young entrepreneurs' start-ups backed by PE investors.