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Aug 2003Present


Goldener Executive Search Associates

Retained Search firm in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.  Supervise and manage day to day operations of a small retained search firm. Multiple high level placements. Very satisfied client.


Sep 1966May 1970


Georgetown College


The Founder and President of Goldener Executive Search Associates, John Goldener has helped high-quality executive talent find new and challenging career positions for over eight years. Dr. Goldener founded the firm that bears his name in 2003 after having established a successful presence in the space in two other search firms. Today, John Goldener and Goldener Executive Search Associates have helped place hundreds of executives in the pharma and biotech fields. John Goldener maintains extensive networks within numerous professional societies in the United States and abroad, which allow Goldener Executive Search Associates to place clients in high-level positions around the globe with titles from Senior Director to Chief Medical Officer. John Goldener attended Georgetown University for his undergraduate degree in biology and later received his medical degree from the Georgetown University Medical School. Dr. Goldener performed his residency in Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Most recently, Dr. John Goldener received his Master of Medical Management (MMM) from Tulane University. Dr. Goldener possesses a license to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania. He is a member of myriad professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the European Society for Medical Oncology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Community Service

Member Lower Merion Board of Health 1985-87. Worked in indigent pediatric clinic 2 days per week from 1979-2000 at Lankenau Hospital.


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