Bench International Search will not be left on the sidelines. Founded in 1974, the privately owned executive search firm caters to the health care and pharmaceutical industries, recruiting senior and mid-level executives, scientists, and health advisory board members. Bench International also fills positions for medical specialists in the fields of managed care, occupational and environmental medicine, and disease management, among others. It has conducted placement work for such big industry names as Celgene Corporation and Novartis. Headquartered in California, the company has additional offices in New York City and the UK. The company was founded by Denise DeMan-Williams, its chairman and CEO.