VirdisGroup welcomes Deborah J Peirce

By 8th March 2023 No Comments

VirdisGroup, global specialists in Life Science Executive Search, is pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah J Peirce as Senior Consultant North America & CEO WindSail Insights, LLC.

“I’m passionate about helping Life Science companies who deliver life-saving therapies to patients. I am excited to be joining the VirdisGroup and a team of outstanding executive search professionals who bring credibility and connection to the search process placing exceptional talent in well-matched positions. It’s an honor to be their Boston-based US partner, and I look forward to adding value that builds on the VirdisGroup’s reputation for being agile, timely and perceptive when delivering on client needs.”

Deborah has thirty years of experience implementing Human Resource strategies that enhance company culture and create high-performing teams aligned with corporate goals. Currently, she is CEO & Managing Partner at WindSail Insights, LLC based in Boston where she advises and provides all levels of HR support to bio-tech companies from pre-clinical thru late-stage development and commercial launch. Prior to this, Deborah was Vice President, Human Resources at Eloxx Pharmaceuticals.  She also held executive level HR positions with pharmaceutical companies, Teva, Corp., Baxter Healthcare Corp., and Hospira, Inc.  She began her career in Human Resources at Motorola where she held several positions of increasing responsibility over twelve years including a three-year expatriate assignment in Beijing, China.

Deborah’s earlier career interest in international affairs lead her to the public sector where she worked as a Congressional Aid in Washington, D.C. and for the United Nations in New York and Vienna for the Centre of Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs.

Deborah earned her B.A. in History from Smith College in Massachusetts and a Master’s in Public Administration from Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.  Deborah has completed her comprehensive exams towards a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  In her free time, Deborah enjoys being with her husband and their two daughters, walking their Belgian sheep dog and playing the violin.