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Jared Kesselheim joins Leerink Capital Partners

Leerink Capital Partners, the asset management affiliate of Leerink Partners, has appointed Dr Jared Kesselheim as a Managing Partner. 

Based in Boston, Kesselheim is co-managing Leerink Capital Partners’ healthcare technology and services and digital healthcare investment initiative. He joins Todd Cozzens who recently came to Leerink Capital Partners from Sequoia Capital to lead Leerink’s healthcare growth equity effort.

Kesselheim has over seven years of investment experience in healthcare information technology, healthcare services and diagnostics. Most recently, Kesselheim was a leader of Bain Capital Venture’s healthcare practice, focusing on investments in healthcare information technology and services. Previously, Kesselheim completed a residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Kesselheim received his undergraduate, MBA and medical degrees from Harvard.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jared to Leerink Capital Partners, and we look forward to leveraging his deep experience in healthcare technology as we expand our footprint in this dynamic sector,” says Jeff Leerink, Chairman and CEO of Leerink Partners. “His appointment is yet another example of Leerink’s ability to attract industry-leading talent to our firm, allowing us to provide world-class support to companies and investors that are shaping the future of healthcare.”

“This is an exciting new opportunity for me, and I look forward to helping the Leerink Capital Partners team further capitalise on the growth opportunities in the tech-enabled healthcare services, HCIT and Digital Health sectors,” says Kesselheim. “Leerink has an incredible platform and a well-deserved reputation as a leader in healthcare. I am excited to be working with the LCP team and leveraging our platform for the benefit of entrepreneurs and emerging healthcare companies.”

“As Leerink continues to build its investment platform, Jared’s hiring adds another diverse set of skills to our team,” says Todd Cozzens, Managing Partner, Leerink Capital Partners. “Jared has a proven track record of identifying unique companies and helping them realize continued innovation and growth. His vast knowledge of healthcare services and technology combined with his financial acumen and unique clinical practice experience will be valuable resources, and I look forward to his contributions.”

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