Doug Carrara Joins Battalia Winston as Partner in the Life Science Practice

NEW YORK, March 18th, 2019 Battalia Winston International announced that Doug Carrara has joined the firm as a Partner.
Doug is an experienced senior level executive with over 30 years in the medical device and diagnostic markets. He has worked across sales, marketing, customer operations and consulting on a global basis in both Fortune 500 and small companies.
Prior to joining Battalia Winston, Doug was a member of the senior executive team of Akers Biosciences, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Commercial Operations. Previously, he was with Quest Diagnostics where he led the northeast business unit as the Senior Director of Strategic Accounts focusing on developing relationships across the C-suite of major healthcare delivery systems and acute care centers. Earlier in his career, Doug held numerous domestic and global leadership roles at Becton Dickinson (BD). At BD, Doug held leadership roles at the corporate level as well as in the field, both domestically and overseas.
Doug earned a BA from Drew University and an MBA from the Rutgers Business School. Additionally, Doug received his Professional Coaching Certification and Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner Certification from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC).
Throughout his career, Doug has focused on the importance of selection, development and retention of talent. As a Certified Coach, Doug takes pride in assisting individuals in achieving and exceeding their goals, both personally and professionally.
“I am excited by the forces currently affecting the marketplace” said Carrara. “The collision of generations, improvements in technology and increasing global business climate requires a very strategic approach to ensure that a company has a productive and adaptable workforce. To that end, companies need a strategy that that align talent with deliverables that provide value to its shareholders and most importantly its customers.”
“We’re thrilled to have Doug join our team,” said Dale Winston, CEO and Chairwoman at Battalia Winston. “His expertise in medical device and diagnostics will augment our strong life science practice. In addition, his functional knowledge in sales and marketing with enhance our capabilities.”
About Battalia Winston
Battalia Winston was founded in 1963, and today is one of the world’s largest woman-owned executive search firms. The firm is consistently ranked as one of the top executive search firms. Battalia Winston has offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Woodbridge, NJ and Washington, DC. Over the past 50 years Battalia Winston has conducted executive search assignments and established expertise in virtually every major industry and functional area. Clients range from early stage companies to Fortune 100 global enterprises. Each of Battalia Winston’s partners concentrates in an industry group reflecting his or her individual expertise. These practice groups include: life sciences, healthcare services; technology, media and entertainment, industrial products, professional services, financial services, consumer, legal, risk, compliance, family business, diversity and inclusion, retail, and nonprofit.



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