Gynecologic disease bio-analytical solutions company retained Slone Partners to identify exceptional CFO with global distribution experience

 Boston, MassachusettsSlone Partners, North America’s leading executive search firm specializing in the life sciences and diagnostics sectors of healthcare, announces the placement of Bob Beechey at Vermillion, Inc, in the newly-created post of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Beechey will be stationed at Vermillion’s facility in Trumbull, CT.

Educated at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania prior to earning his MBA (with Distinction) from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, Mr. Beechey has a proven track record with significant financial leadership roles in healthcare. At Q² Solutions Bioanalytical and ADME Laboratory Operations he served as Vice President and General Manager; at Quintiles Transnational he was Vice President of Internal Audit and Vice President Finance Global Laboratories; and at Thermo Fisher Scientific, he served as Divisional Vice President Finance. Mr. Beechey started his career at Arthur Andersen LLP before moving to Eastman Kodak.

The appointment of Mr. Beechey to CFO continues almost a decade of retained search collaborations between Slone Partners and Vermillion. With seven completed senior management placements by the firm, Vermillion’s gynecological disease innovation is fortified by a team committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel high-value diagnostic and bio-analytical solutions. The objective is to improve cancer outcomes for women, with Vermillion’s OVA1 ovarian cancer test kit currently on the market.


Slone Partners delivers the leaders who build amazing healthcare organizations – People Are Our Science®. Since 2000, Slone Partners specializes in delivering world-class C-suite leadership, executive, and upper management talent to the most promising and established life sciences, research, diagnostics, precision medicine and laboratory services companies. With coast-to-coast presence in the most active healthcare industry hubs of Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Austin, Research Triangle Park NC, and Washington DC, Slone Partners uniquely and precisely provides an array of executive search and advisory services to exceptional clients. Our full suite of services includes identifying, negotiating with, onboarding, and relocating talent, in addition to post-placement mentoring, success monitoring, and culture fit services. To learn more about Slone Partners’ value proposition and processes, visit or call 888.784.3422.

Press release edited on 6/28/2023