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Gary founded SRI in 1994 after spending several years leading the marketing practice at a national search firm. As the President of SRI, Gary leads business development for the firm and works on searches in Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Public Relations. His searches span many industries and include; Financial and Professional Services, Health Care, Technology, Online & Traditional Media, and Consumer Products. Gary has placed Partners, Practice Leaders, Directors of Marketing and Communications, and C-Level Officers. Gary’s long-term clients include many prestigious companies and leading agencies.

In addition to providing overall leadership for the company, Gary is active in many industry associations and is regularly called on as an expert on employment issues ranging from recruiting and retention to industry trends and ethics. He has a loyal following of clients, many of whom have worked with him since he started SRI. As a seasoned Executive Recruiter, Gary brings considerable knowledge and insight into SRI’s Marketing and Communications Practice.

Please contact:
Gary Platt
Ph. 631-255-4941

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Mary Frances joined SRI in 2012 after 8 years with another national search firm in their Pharmaceutical division. An in-depth knowledge of the industry and a reputation of integrity brought Mary Fran to SRI to lead their Pharmaceutical/Healthcare practice. In May of 2019, Gary Platt, CEO/Owner made Mary Fran a Partner at SRI; leading a team of project coordinators/recruiters to source, assess and deliver top talent in the market. The result is a true partnership with clients and candidates. Offering varying levels of service; Retained, Priority/Contained and Contingency.

Prior to her career as an executive search consultant Mary Fran began as a Media Buyer in NYC in radio, TV, print and out of home. This was followed by 10 years in the barter finance industry, with ICON International. Next career challenge was as an owner/operator of an Irish Import company with a retail site and a ground floor web-based business.

SRI Team:

Currently manage a team of executive search consultants focused on commercial/medical sector within the Life Sciences. Clients include Fortune 500 and start-ups. SME on industry trends and market dynamics to provide full-service strategic solutions to hiring managers, HR execs and Talent Acquisition partners. Deep network of “A” talent who yield results.

People I Recruit:

My area of specialty is the Commercial /Medical sector within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Diagnostics and Life Sciences Industry. From Product Managers to VP’s and C level Commercial roles, we are dedicated to finding the top performers in their fields. Often, our assignments involve building an entire team of talent to launch or revitalize a product. Our process involves a dedicated and targeted approach honed after 17+ years of experience. A deep network in Hematology/Oncology, Rare Disease, Inflammation/Immunology, Diabetes, Cardio, Neuroscience, Dermatology, Medical Aesthetics, Med Device, Class I, II, III and more.

Practice Specialties:

Product/Brand Management ~ Strategic Marketing ~ Sales Management ~ Business Development/New Product Planning ~ Commercial Operations ~ Managed Care/Pricing/Reimbursement~ Market Access/HEOR ~ Marketing Communications/Public Relations/Corporate Communications ~ CRM/Digital Marketing/MCM ~ MSL/Medical Affairs

Please contact:
Mary Frances Hughes
Ph. 631-708-7208

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