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Alice Tan

Senior Client Partner, Global Life Sciences

Alice Tan is a Senior Client Partner based in Korn Ferry’s Singapore office, where she is a member of the Firm’s Global Life Sciences Market.

Ms. Tan brings to Korn Ferry eighteen years of executive search experience. She has successfully placed numerous leadership roles, including chief executive officer, managing director, vice president and other functional leadership roles (Medical Affairs, Market Access, R/A, Clinical Operations, HR, Finance etc.) across International/ Asia Pacific region.

Ms. Tan brings to her clients’ work a global perspective and significant insight into the cultural dimensions that determine the selection and appointment of senior level executives.

Previously, Ms. Tan worked with another global executive recruitment firm and led the life sciences practice for pharmaceutical, medical devices, healthcare services, biotechnology and clinical research operations for South East Asian markets. Earlier, she led her executive search practice across Asia Pacific from 2006-2009. Since 2004, she has been conducting searches in the Life Sciences space across Asia, specializing in placing senior executives in strategic positions.

During her career, she has assisted her clients on an array of many challenging searches and other leadership advisory work across Asia Pacific.

Ms. Tan is also a member of the CEO/Board Practice, she has assisted clients on Board placement and Board Effectiveness work for the past years.  She is based in the Singapore office.

Ms. Tan earned a bachelor of business degree in marketing from La Trobe University. She has also attended an Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.