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MIAMI, June 25, 2019Boyden, a premier global talent and leadership advisory firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries, today announced that Vikash Salig, M.D. has joined the firm as a Partner in Miami.

Salig joins Boyden with over 25 years of experience in the U.S. as a renowned voice in executive search, leadership development and organizational consulting in clinical medicine, life sciences and pharmaceuticals. His clients have included several of the top 10 global generic and proprietary pharmaceutical companies and he has placed CEOs, Country Heads and other senior executive roles.

“Vikash joining Boyden in Miami will bring Boyden tremendous additional inroads across the healthcare and life sciences sectors,” said Eduardo Rabassa, a Managing Partner of Boyden United States, based in Miami and New York. “His industry leadership will be a great benefit to our clients and he’ll complement our partners across the U.S. and the globe.”

In addition to his many accomplishments in executive search and consulting, he has led transformational initiatives, both as an executive and an advisor. For over a decade, Salig was the CEO and Founding Director of Dr. Reddy’s South Africa, which grew to become South Africa’s seventh-largest generic pharmaceutical firm. He has a global professional network, grounded in his specialized healthcare expertise in emerging markets as well as Europe and North America.

“The decision to join Boyden was an easy one, with the firm’s highly experienced partners across the globe and an integrated suite of resources,” said Salig. “I was attracted by Boyden’s business model, which combines a robust offering and client-centric service to support client organizations at every stage of growth.”

In addition, Salig is a well-known philanthropist. His work with the Els for Autism Foundation has helped raise significant funding, enabling the building of a $30 million-dollar Center of Excellence in Autism. Salig has also chaired the annual World Generic Medicine Conference three times, including two summits in Washington, DC.

Salig holds an M.D. from the University of KwaZulu-Natal as well as an MBA from the University of Cape Town.


Katie Killip, for Boyden
T: +1 212 850 5620

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