Robin Toft is the president and CEO of Toft Group Executive Search. Over the course of her career in executive search, Ms. Toft has placed hundreds of executives, from director through C-level positions in biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device, and digital health companies. In their quest for qualified candidates, Toft Group focuses on top female leaders within the industry for all assignments, and received the Athena San Diego "Pinnacle" award in recognition that 43 percent of the company’s placed candidates were women. Ms. Toft holds a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from Michigan State University and a teaching credential from San Diego State University.
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