Apotheker Group Executive Search and Advisory Services Firm Celebrates its Launch and Honors Recently Appointed ACMA Board of Governors


NEW YORK,  September 28, 2018 – Apotheker Group, Search and Advisory, an Executive Search & Advisory firm specializing in the life sciences industry, is hosting an invite-only event on Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at the Dream Downtown Hotel in Manhattan, NY to celebrate its recent launch as well as the newly appointed ACMA Board of Governors.

The ACMA has retained the services of Suzana Farah Rahman, Managing Director of the Apotheker Group Search & Advisory, who is an influencer in the Life Sciences industry. In one month, Suzana has facilitated the appointment of five Key C-Suite Board Members to the ACMA Board of Governors.

“Suzana’s unique, unconventional style stands out dramatically from other executive search consultants I have worked with in the past. She is trustworthy, and absolutely tireless in her business transformation efforts. Suzie is constantly expanding her network through highly exclusive events and this is a huge benefit for anyone who partners with her,” says Dieter Weinand, President & CEO of Bayer Pharma AG at Bayer.

The intimate, invite-only event is limited to world renowned executive leaders representing a wide breadth of industries across Life Sciences.

The event is to celebrate the recent Apotheker Group launch as well as Life Sciences movers and shakers such as Jason Aryeh, Founder of JALAA Equities and Board Member of Ligand Pharmaceuticals,  Bob Oliver, Chairman & CEO of VClinbio Former CEO of Otsuka Pharmaceutical, and Dr. Charles Stacey, President & CEO of Accera, who were each recently appointed to the ACMA Board of Governors.

“It has been a privilege to work with Dr. William Soliman in helping with the Board transformation and supporting the mission of the ACMA. I am extremely excited to gather these individuals into one room to honor them while we celebrate the launch of the Apotheker Group,” says Suzana Farah Rahman, Managing Director of Apotheker Group.

The ACMA Board of Governors will be honored Thursday, October 4th 2018 at the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York, NY.

  • Mr. Jason Aryeh, Founder of JALAA Equities, Board Member of Ligand Pharmaceuticals
  • Mr. Bob Chib, Head of Corporate Strategy of Astellas 
  • Dr. Michael H. Davidson, CSO of Corvidia 
  • Mr. Michael Jarjour, Former President & CEO of ODH, Inc.
  • Dr. William Soliman, Executive Chair & President of ACMA
  • Dr. Sotirios Stergiopoulos, CMO of Ipsen
  • Dr. Charles Stacey, President & CEO of Accera


About Suzana Farah Rahman

Suzana, Managing Director of Apotheker Search & Advisory, specializes in connecting executive talent with companies within the industries of biotech, diagnostics, medical device, pharmaceutical, and venture capital / private equity funds. Her recruitment expertise lies in Executive Search within Life Sciences such as CEOs, Board of Directors, Chief Medical Offices, and Medical Doctors.

Additionally, Suzana offers highly sought-after client-specific advisory services. She has supported many companies in navigating complex organizational challenges towards success. Suzana is also known for producing some of the most insightful and exclusive, invitation only events, connecting leaders and KOLs in the Life Sciences Industry.

Suzana makes it a priority to give back whenever she can. She serves on the Board for the American Cancer Society with lead responsibilities on the Corporate Engagement Committee and assists the Nominating Committee in many capacities.


About Apotheker Group, Search & Advisory

Apotheker Search & Advisory offers executive search and advisory services specializing in the life sciences industry. Primary fields of focus include but are not limited to biotech, diagnostics, medical device, pharmaceutical, and venture-capital / private equity funds.

  • Biostatistics & Biometrics 
  • Bioengineering 
  • Clinical Ops, Development & Research 
  • Diagnostics 
  • Drug Discovery 
  • Medical Device 
  • Medical Writing & Medical Affairs 
  • Marketing, Sales, Ops & Finance
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Regulatory Affairs


About the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA)

The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs, or ACMA, is an internationally recognized, self-governing entity which provides the Board-Certified Medical Affairs Specialist Program (BCMAS).

The council works collaboratively with academia and the pharmaceutical industry to ensure that there are adequate educational and professional development opportunities for professionals involved in medical affairs as well as providing the first ever career pathway for physicians, scientists and pharmacists pursuing careers in the pharmaceutical & life sciences industry. 

For additional information, visit the Apotheker Group website, https://apothekergroup.com/.

# # #

Apotheker Group Contact:
Sarah Basmadjian


Media Contact:

Triveni Arora


Back to news