Shannon Pereira

Shannon Pereira

Principal, Supply Chain


Shannon Pereira is a Principal in the Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice of Korn Ferry and is based in Princeton, New Jersey.

Ms. Pereira focuses on identifying and developing talent across various life sciences companies ranging from VC funded biotechs to Fortune 500 corporations. 

Ms. Pereira has several years of retained search experience and has successfully led and completed searches within the life sciences sector including Global Head of Technical Operations, Chief Operations Officer, Head of Manufacturing, Chief Medical Officer, SVP of Pharmacovigilance, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Medical Officer, and President roles. She has also worked on a variety of global Senior Management positions with clients based in Asia and Europe.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Pereira was an instrumental member in growing a premier life sciences boutique search firm in NJ. Previous executive search firm experience also includes working for another top retained executive search firm. 

Ms. Pereira graduated Cum Laude from Carnegie Mellon University where she earned her B.S. in Psychology. She attended secondary school at the prestigious Kent School in Kent, CT where she remains an active member of the alumni committee.