Mark Perrin – Executive Consultant

The Executive Edge

Mark Perrin is a former C-suite executive from the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medtech industries including nine years as CEO of two publicly traded companies. During his career, he led the U.S. Sales and Marketing operations for two major pharmaceutical companies, as well as created the complete commercial infrastructures for two emerging biotech companies. While leading those commercial functions, his teams launched over a dozen products, four of which exceeded $1 billion/annual revenue and were examples of what great teams can accomplish.

As a CEO, Mark gained first-hand, significant corporate finance and capital markets experience, having raised over $220 million in both debt and equity financings as well as uplisting one company to Nasdaq. Building leadership teams has been one of his passions which has included the recruitment and development of nearly a dozen C-suite executives. After being appointed board chairman, he further developed his board skills through increased knowledge and appreciation for disciplined corporate governance as well as board recruitment and development.

Experience and Expertise

Senior executives have attained their positions via a demonstration of strong core competencies and achievement of significant success. Mark’s executive coaching focuses on those future critical periods and key inflection points which can have a profound impact to both the executive and the company’s longer-term success. These include:

  • Being new in a role and reassessing one’s leadership and communication skills
  • Being new to an organization and assimilating to a new corporate culture
  • Recognizing the need to increase alignment and synergy with your team
  • The need to enhance your leadership skills for maximizing your positive impact on the organization
  • The COVID experience – realizing the need to improve your crisis leadership skills
  • Identifying a blind spot or perceptual issue that has been limiting your effectiveness
  • Organizational strategy development particularly with the leadership team
  • Adapting leadership skills for the work from home model or hybrid model
  • Reassessing whether your team has a thorough grasp of risk assessment and risk management
  • Knowing you have to increase thinking partnerships both internally with team/staff and externally
  • Evaluating whether your personal brand is where you want it to be in order to progress your career

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Executive Coach, International Coaching Federation
  • Certified, Hogan Assessments
  • Accredited, Smart Collaboration Accelerator


  • B.S., Economics, cum laude, Fordham University
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management

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Phone: 1.630.404.2256