Hobson Associates

Laurence Valachovic Joins Hobson's Life Sciences Team

Bringing a Wealth of Experience and Commitment to Drive Success Biotech and Pharma Recruitment




Plantsville, CT — Hobson proudly introduces Laurence Valachovic, a seasoned Senior Consultant specializing in CMO/CDMO, device, biotech, and pharma verticals. With over a decade of experience in life sciences recruiting, Laurence's journey from Business Development to dedicated headhunter underscores his versatility and deep industry insight. His '360 desk' proficiency enhances his role as a strategic partner for clients.


Meet Laurence, a seasoned Senior Consultant in the Life Sciences team at Hobson, specializing in CMO/CDMO, device, biotech, and pharma verticals. With over a decade of expertise in life sciences recruiting, Laurence's journey began in Business Development, evolving into a dedicated headhunter over the past five years. Having navigated a '360 desk' at various points in his career, Laurence possesses a comprehensive understanding of the talent ecosystem, positioning him as an invaluable partner for his clients.


Laurence is a proud graduate of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, where he majored in English. Additionally, he holds a radio journalism certificate from the New School of Radio and Television. His commitment to professional development is evident through his membership in the President's Club, completion of Sandler Sales Training, and certification as a 'Bill Goode Marketing System' user, showcasing his enhanced sales skills.


Hobson looks forward to the innovative contributions Laurence will bring to the team and its clients:

"We're thrilled to welcome Laurence to Hobson," said Danny Cahill, President and Managing Partner. "His expertise in life sciences recruiting and dedication to community align perfectly with our values. Laurence's skills and commitment to excellence will undoubtedly elevate our Life Sciences team. We look forward to achieving great success together."





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