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Carlie Simonek

Senior Client Partner - Global Head of Healthcare

Carlie is a dynamic and passionate professional, she has carved an impressive career from her extensive background in the healthcare sector across the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe. Her journey in healthcare has equipped her with a profound understanding and insights of the Healthcare industry’s intricate workings, encompassing everything from clinical practice to the complex realms of coding, digital health, AI, insurance, and more.

Carlie is a US national, with over 6 years experience in US and European Healthcare Executive Search. Her deep domain expertise and insights into healthcare systems on both sides of the pond ranks her in the top percentiles of executive search with a healthcare specialty.

As a Client Partner at Morgan Prestwich, Carlie’s expertise finds its perfect canvas. She specializes in collaborating closely with companies and organizations, to understand their immediate and long-term hiring needs. Her approach is not just about recruitment; it’s about partnering with client and comprehending their organization’s unique culture and vision. Carlie is committed to being the ideal partner in facilitating the alignment of leading talent with her clients strategic goals, ensuring that their team can thrive in the healthcare landscape.


Carlie's Expertise


In an era where healthcare systems confront unprecedented complexities and challenges, the need for innovative, strategic, and forward-thinking leadership has never been more paramount. Our executive search service stands at the nexus of healthcare’s transformation, specializing in identifying and placing those unique leaders who are not only prepared to navigate present-day challenges but are also equipped to foresee and adapt to the demands of the future.

The healthcare landscape is intricate and ever-evolving, with systemic complexities that require adept navigation and management. These challenges range from the implementation of advanced health technologies and navigating regulatory environments, to adapting to changing patient demographics and managing the transition to value-based care. Amidst this dynamic backdrop, there is an urgent need for leaders who can initiate and sustain innovation, manage multifaceted healthcare operations, and implement technologies that propel institutions forward while ensuring optimal patient outcomes and organizational growth.

Understanding that the traditional paradigms of healthcare are being continuously disrupted and reshaped by technology and innovation, our service delves deeper than conventional executive search models. We recognize the critical need for leaders who can harness innovative technologies, digital health, and data analytics to drive transformative change, enhance patient care, and streamline operations, all while fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.

Our approach is rooted in a deep understanding of the healthcare sector’s nuances and the leadership qualities necessary to thrive within it. We engage a comprehensive methodology that encompasses:

  1. In-depth Sector Expertise: Our team comprises seasoned professionals with extensive experience and understanding of the healthcare industry. Their insights and expertise enable us to identify visionary leaders who possess not just the requisite skills but also a profound understanding of the healthcare environment.
  2. Strategic Talent Mapping and Assessment: We utilize a holistic talent mapping strategy, employing cutting-edge assessment tools and rigorous analytical techniques to evaluate candidates’ competencies, leadership styles, and their ability to align with your organization’s culture and goals.
  3. Future-forward Leadership Profiling: In the quest for excellence, we seek out professionals capable of steering organizations through digital transformation and the integration of advanced technologies crucial for patient-centric care, operational efficiency, and competitive differentiation.
  4. Confidentiality and Integrity: Recognizing the sensitive nature of executive transitions, we uphold the highest standards of confidentiality and ethical conduct. We commit to transparent communication and robust due diligence throughout the process.
  5. Post-placement Support: Our engagement doesn’t conclude with a successful placement. We provide continued support to ensure a smooth transition and integration process for both the candidate and the organization, facilitating an environment primed for immediate and long-term success.

At the heart of our service is the commitment to visionary leadership that can meet the demands of modern healthcare systems—leaders who are not just reactive but proactive, not just managers but trailblazers. We believe in the power of leadership to integrate innovative technologies for superior patient outcomes, to navigate the labyrinth of modern healthcare challenges with grace and strategy, and to drive the systemic transformation that the future of healthcare necessitates.

Join us in this journey toward a healthier, more innovative future. With our expertise, we bridge the gap between challenges and solutions, placing transformative leaders who are ready to redefine healthcare’s horizon.

Board, C-suite, Leadership, Vice Presidents and Director Executive Search

At Morgan Prestwich, we recognize that the cornerstone of breakthrough progress in Life Sciences and Healthcare isn’t just innovation — it’s leadership. Our specialized Executive Search Services are designed to identify and secure exceptional Board members, C-suite executives, and Leaders, as well as accomplished Vice Presidents and Directors, specifically for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the US, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Our mission is to forge the human connections and leadership synergies that empower organizations to lead with insight, innovate with purpose, and excel in their respective markets.

The Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors are vibrant and rapidly evolving, marked by disruptive technologies, regulatory complexities, and competitive market forces. In this dynamic environment, SMEs face unique challenges: they must be agile yet strategic, innovative yet grounded in industry realities. This requires leadership that’s not just skilled, but visionary; leaders who can drive growth, foster innovation, and navigate the intricate nuances of regional and global markets.

Our approach at Morgan Prestwich is as unique as the candidates we seek:

  1. Global Reach, Local Insight: Our expansive network spans the US, Europe, Middle East, and APAC, combining a global perspective with the invaluable local knowledge necessary for nuanced decision-making and strategic growth.
  2. Specialized Focus: We specialize exclusively in the Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors, ensuring an in-depth understanding of industry trends, challenges, and the specific leadership competencies that drive success in these fields.
  3. Strategic Leadership Profiling: Every search begins with a deep dive into your organization’s unique culture, mission, and market position. We analyze the strategic leadership competencies required to elevate your business and then match these with candidates of the highest caliber.
  4. Comprehensive Search and Assessment: Our exhaustive search process employs cutting-edge techniques and a proprietary assessment framework to evaluate candidates’ expertise, leadership styles, and potential for strategic alignment. We don’t just find candidates with the right skills; we identify leaders who will shape the future of your organization.
  5. Confidentiality and Integrity: We operate with the highest level of professionalism, upholding strict confidentiality and ethical standards throughout every phase of the engagement.
  6. Post-Placement Support: Our commitment extends beyond successful appointments. We offer robust post-placement support, ensuring seamless transitions and the ongoing effectiveness of your new leadership.
  7. Dedicated to SMEs: We understand the unique challenges and opportunities faced by small to medium-sized enterprises. Our strategies are tailored to leverage the agility, innovation, and potential that characterize SMEs, transforming these into competitive advantages.

With Morgan Prestwich, you’re choosing a partner committed to placing leaders who will leave a lasting impact. Our candidates aren’t just fulfilling roles; they are catalysts for growth, ambassadors of innovation, and architects of lasting success.

Embark on a journey with us — a journey to exceptional leadership, unprecedented growth, and market distinction. At Morgan Prestwich, we don’t just fill positions; we elevate your potential by connecting you with leaders who will shape the industry’s future and drive transformative success on a global scale.

Digital Health, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

In the pulsating sphere of AI and Digital Health within the global Life Sciences industry, the evolution of technology isn’t just rapid; it’s revolutionary. Our executive search service is finely honed to this vibrant intersection, dedicated to identifying and placing transcendent leaders who can navigate the exhilaration of this technological renaissance, turning potential into practice and driving an era of smarter, faster, and more efficient healthcare solutions.

The integration of AI and Digital Health in Life Sciences marks a paradigm shift, offering promises of unprecedented advancements in predictive analytics, precision medicine, patient engagement, and beyond. However, this exhilarating frontier is also complex, requiring navigation through intricate regulatory environments, data privacy concerns, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the constant imperative for innovation. This landscape calls for a new archetype of leadership — leaders who are not only fluent in the languages of life sciences, technology, and data but also visionary in strategizing, pioneering in spirit, and relentless in execution.

Leadership within AI and Digital Health transcends traditional managerial aptitude. It demands a deep understanding of machine learning, natural language processing, telehealth, data governance, and more. These leaders must possess the agility to pivot with market and technological shifts, the insight to invest in relevant innovations, and the vision to foresee how these advancements can redefine healthcare delivery, improving outcomes and streamlining processes.

Our executive search strategy is anchored in core tenets of precision, foresight, and excellence:

  1. Profound Industry Insight: Our team brings a wealth of experience from the life sciences, AI, digital health, and executive search sectors. This multidimensional expertise enables us to comprehend the subtleties of this niche market and the qualities indispensable in its leaders.
  2. Meticulous Candidate Evaluation: We delve beyond the resume, employing a comprehensive assessment methodology that gauges technical prowess, leadership acumen, visionary thinking, and cultural fit, ensuring each leader is primed to propel your organization to new heights.
  3. Unyielding Focus on Innovation-Centric Leadership: We target professionals who aren’t just participants in the AI and Digital Health revolution but are its architects — those with a proven trajectory of leveraging technology to accelerate discovery, refine patient care, and enhance operational efficacy.
  4. Absolute Confidentiality and Ethical Rigor: Every facet of our process is underpinned by stringent confidentiality protocols, maintaining the utmost discretion and integrity in every engagement, ensuring robust trust and transparency.
  5. Enduring Post-Placement Support: Our dedication extends past successful placements, offering continuous support to guarantee fluid onboarding, seamless integration, and the long-term triumph of both the candidate and the organization.

Our mission goes beyond matchmaking. We are the conduit between present potential and future excellence, pairing you with leaders who will not just ride the wave of AI and Digital Health advancement, but direct its course. They will catalyze change, inspire innovation, and etch significant contributions into the annals of life sciences history.

Embark with us on this exhilarating journey. With our strategic insight, exhaustive search acumen, and commitment to excellence, we’re not just filling positions — we’re defining futures and reimagining what’s possible in global healthcare.

Great Science Deserves Great Teams

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Great science truly deserves the greatest teams to deliver on the promise to patients, caregivers, and society in important areas of clinical need. Our promise is to identify the very best talent for each part of your journey towards building a fully integrated global Biopharmaceutical business.

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