Managing Director

Beth Ehrgott

Ms. Ehrgott, Head of our Global Life Sciences Practice, brings more than 35 years of both global and national business development and executive search expertise to The Alexander Group. She has conducted searches for top C-Suite executives across research and development, commercial, finance, corporate development, tech ops, legal, information technology, compliance, human resources, and diversity and inclusion for Fortune 500 companies as well as private equity/venture capital backed emerging growth clients across multiple industries, including pharmaceutical, generics, biotech, medical device, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, not-for-profit, retail, financial services, and professional services.

Prior to joining The Alexander Group, Ms. Ehrgott was Head of Talent Acquisition for Europe & ROW as well as Head of Global Talent Acquisition Projects for Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics. Ms. Ehrgott was tapped by this newly formed division of Novartis not only for her consultative approach to executive search but also for her proven track record to achieve the “slightly impossible.”

Previously, Ms. Ehrgott was Co-founder & Partner of a national interim staffing firm that recruited executive level human resources professionals for a Fortune 500 client base.

She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Lehigh University and a former classical ballet dancer.

"Search is in my DNA. Nothing gives me more joy than recruiting a purpose-driven leader whose mission is to transform public health and patient outcomes."


  • Lehigh University

    Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/Sociology and Spanish

Industry Experience

Life Sciences
Consumer Packaged Goods
Financial Services

What do you think differentiates The Alexander Group from other executive search firms?

Many things but most importantly is our seamless fluidity with our clients and internal team. Most firms have an externally facing team who engage with their clients but often there is a disconnect with their internal team. Our external client partner and team are the same people who execute each phase of the search - from conducting fresh research for every search to full candidate assessment and interviews and all client and candidate communications from search kickoff through completion. We are extremely client and team focused and function as a welcomed extension of our client team as opposed to an external third party.

What’s the highest compliment a client can give you?

Repeat business and unsolicited endorsement to others.

What do you love about your work?

The trusted partnerships we have built for decades and continue to build. Within our global life sciences practice, if we can help make a difference for patients, even indirectly, by providing top executive leaders to our clients who are committed with tremendous passion to develop new treatments for unmet needs across every therapeutic area, then sign me up every day! There is nothing better!

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