AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Santé Ventures, an early-stage healthcare and life sciences investment firm, today announced that Diane Brouillard is joining the firm in the newly-created position of Head of Talent and Networks. Ms. Brouillard will work closely with Santé’s investment team and portfolio companies. She will recruit and oversee strategic hiring at the portfolio companies and expand and strengthen Santé’s deep network of industry leaders, medical innovators and entrepreneurs. Ms. Brouillard will be based in Austin.
“As we continue to combine vision with rigor, Diane’s experience with first-class recruitment initiatives within leading management consulting and Wall Street firms will enhance our ongoing efforts to build companies of consequence from the ground up,” said Kevin Lalande, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Santé Ventures. “We welcome Diane to the firm and are excited for her to work with our team as well as our current and future portfolio companies in their important work of developing innovative new medical technologies, biotechnologies and digitally-enabled healthcare services to deliver better health outcomes at lower costs.”
Ms. Brouillard previously spent seven years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). She served most recently as the West Region Leader for the Executive Networking and Career Transitions Group where she focused on developing strategic programs to build stronger relationships with C-suite executives and clients across industries and functions. Earlier in her career, Ms. Brouillard worked in recruiting and human capital programs at several banks including J.P. Morgan, UBS and Deutsche Bank.
Ms. Brouillard earned her B.S. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University.
About Santé Ventures
Founded in 2006, Santé Ventures is a specialized healthcare and life sciences investment firm with over a half-billion dollars in capital under management. The firm invests in early-stage companies developing innovative new medical technologies, biotechnologies and digitally-enabled healthcare services. Since inception, the Firm has made over 30 portfolio investments, including Claret Medical (Boston Scientific), TVA Medical (Becton Dickinson), Millipede Medical (Boston Scientific), Molecular Templates (MTEM), AbVitro (Celgene) and Explorys (IBM Corp). Santé invests nationally and is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with additional offices in Houston. For more information, please visit www.santeventures.com.