Hobson Associates

Ivan Santiago Joins Hobson Associates Life Sciences Team

Ivan Santiago, Life Sciences RecruiterFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Plantsville, CT — Hobson Associates, a leading force in the Life Sciences recruitment sector, proudly welcomes Ivan Santiago as a Consultant specializing in Life Sciences recruitment. With a rich background and a proven track record, Ivan brings unparalleled expertise to identify and recruit top-tier professionals in sales & marketing, digital health, and senior leadership roles within the drug discovery and development (D&D) industry.


Ivan's professional journey began at Aerotek, where he honed his skills in the aviation sector, seamlessly transitioning to the dynamic realm of life sciences and manufacturing at Astrix Technologies. At Astrix, Ivan excelled in recruiting for pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients, showcasing his ability to navigate the unique challenges and intricacies of the industry.


Setting Ivan apart is his dedication to fostering strategic partnerships with key players in the life sciences field, including technology companies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs), labs, and manufacturers at the forefront of developing cutting-edge products. His recruiting approach ensures that he not only fills positions but also contributes to the long-term success of both clients and candidates.


Ivan holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication with a minor in Marketing from Southern Connecticut State University. Beyond his academic achievements, Ivan is deeply committed to building connections and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Tau Kappa Epsilon (Tau-Eta Chapter) Fraternity.


"Ivan's experience, strategic mindset, and passion for building meaningful connections make him a valuable asset to Hobson Associates' Life Sciences team. We are confident that Ivan's addition will further elevate our capabilities in serving the life sciences industry," said Danny Cahill, President and Managing Partner at Hobson Associates.






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