Hess Associates

Medical Device   |   Biotechnology   |   Biopharmaceutical   |   Information Technology

Recruitment Services Since 1986

About Us

President: Herbert Hess M.Sc. Physics

(U Cincinnati) and B.SC. Physics (CCNY)

Herbert founded Hess Associates in Toronto in 1986. Herbert’s background includes over 10 years of award winning sales background with IBM and Storage Tek in both the US and Canada. His firm has been a member of National Personnel Associates for over 20 years. He has been an invited speaker at both University and Industry levels.

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VP Recruiting Services: Paula Strasberg Ph.D

Biochemistry (McGill) and Certificate of Management (U Toronto)

Paula has an over 20 year R&D background at McGill, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (NY), McMaster University, Hospital for Sick Children, and University of Toronto. She has held faculty positions at both McGill and U Toronto, and is an Emeritus Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics, specializing in Molecular Genetics. She joined Hess Associates in 1997 as a search consultant.

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Both Paula and Herbert are published scientific authors, have presented many research as well as industry- related seminars, and have conducted pertinent surveys. Hess Associates is often called upon by journalists to serve as a reliable source of information about the present and future state of the information technology and biopharmaceutical sectors.

What We Do

We bring candidates and clients together.

Mission Statement

Our mission is helping organizations and professionals achieve their goals by forming long term relationships with them based on Trust, Industry Knowledge, and Results.

Biotechnology and Information Technology Specialists

Boutique firm recruiting in specialty IT and Biotech niches for ~ 30 years

Very strong technical background:

  1. Senior staff holding Ph.D. Biochemistry and M.Sc. Biophysics degrees
  2. True comprehension of client requirements
  3. KOLs, deep understanding of industry – international meetings, periodicals
  4. You deal directly with principals – not junior recruiters, not offshore staff
  5. Available 24 x 7
  6. Global recruiting reach via membership in NPA (National Personnel Associates, US recruiter firm member/owner organization, with partner offices worldwide)
  7. Over 20,000 direct first level LinkedIn connections with an 80% response rate
  8. Work as trusted business advisor