William Clemens, III

Executive Search Expert
Leader, Spencer Stuart Life Sciences Practice

A member of Spencer Stuart’s Life Sciences and Private Equity Practices, Bill Clemens, III, focuses on conducting board and C-suite searches. Additionally, his practice consists of a range of senior functional services, including sales and marketing, research and development, human resources, legal and finance for biotechnology, pharmaceutical and services companies.

Bill joined Spencer Stuart from another leading executive search firm, where he served as the managing partner of its Greenwich, Conn., office and led the worldwide pharmaceutical practice. He has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry in the areas of sales, marketing, client services, business development and general management, beginning his career with Janssen Pharmaceutica, a Johnson & Johnson Company, in a sales and sales training role, followed by a product management position for Forest Laboratories.
Bill then transitioned to the pharmaceutical services side of the business joining Clinical Communications, a medical education and communications company, as director of client services. Upon the sale of the company, Bill and a group of colleagues formed PharmaCom Group, a medication education and consulting firm, where he served as partner and vice president, overseeing all sales, marketing and operational roles.

Bill earned his M.B.A. in marketing, as well as a bachelor’s degree in management and psychology, from the University of Connecticut. He is an active board member on the University of Connecticut Foundation.