Korn Ferry
Mark Keech

Mark Keech

Client Partner


Mark Keech is a Client Partner for Korn Ferry Executive Search, where he is a member of the Global Practice specializing in Life Sciences and Healthcare across Australia and NZ. He is also a member of the firm’s Global HR Practice.
Mr. Keech has more than 30 years of successful experience in talent acquisition and human resources in multiple industry sectors and in life sciences executive search. He has worked on the placement of senior leadership roles for global, regional and local pharmaceutical, medical devices, diagnostics, consumer health and healthcare companies.
Mr. Keech’s specialist expertise developed from early roles in the steel industry through increasingly responsible industrial relations and human resources roles in electrical and mechanical engineering, building and civil engineering construction, banking and finance, and life sciences.
Mr. worked for 13 years in senior Australian and Asia Pacific HR roles for Johnson & Johnson (J&J), spanning pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, and consumer health. In his final role, Mr. Keech lead a regional team designing and implementing in-house and outsourced talent acquisition capability including senior executive search across all J&J businesses in 15 countries in Asia Pacific.
Mr. Keech holds a bachelors degree in economics and industrial relations from the University of Newcastle.
Previously, Mr. Keech worked for a boutique Australian executive search firm for over 5 years, leading the life sciences practice. He was appointed the global life sciences practice lead for the worldwide group of affiliated executive search firms.