John Mitchell

Managing Partner

Office Location: New York City , Miami Beach

Phone: +1 212 6993143

John Mitchell is the global practice managing partner of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice at Heidrick & Struggles. 

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles he led the global Private Equity Practice at a leading executive search firm. Previously, he was the firm’s Life Sciences Practice Leader for the Americas and a core member of its CEO & Board practice.  He also served as the managing partner of another international search firm’s Life Sciences Practice. He was elected to this firm’s board of directors.

John brings almost 3 decades of executive search experience.  Prior to entering the search profession, John was a senior vice president of Efficient Health Systems, a leading healthcare cost management company.  He began his career with American Hospital Supply Corporation (AHSC) serving in a number of commercial and general management positions.  He achieved vice president status at AHSC, becoming the youngest company officer elected in the history of this market-leading company.


John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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