American biotechnology company Biogen Idec recently announced its retention of human resource (HR) executive search firm Hanold Associates of Kenilworth, Illinois. Hanold Associates will lead sourcing operations for a new Vice President and HR Business Partner in Research and Development and a new Vice President and HR Business Partner for Commercial Operations.
Both roles will report to Biogen Idec Chief HR Officer Ken DiPietro, as well as to their respective business executive vice presidents. Publicly traded Biogen Idec of Weston, Massachusetts, specializes in development and distribution of pharmaceuticals used to treat cancer, neurological disorders, and autoimmune diseases. The company formed in 2003 following the merger of Biogen, Inc. and IDEC Pharmaceuticals.
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In 2010, recruiting expert Jason Hanold established Hanold Associates, which handles sourcing for effective HR officers, talent acquisition and management leaders, Total Rewards program directors, and HR generalist teams. Jason Hanold serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the boutique firm.