Agenus Selects TCG for Associate Director, Senior HR Business Partner Search

BERKELEY, CA  – Agenus, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Associate Director, Senior HR Business Partner search. Managing Director, Nat Schiffer and Recruiting Director, Kristen Perez, are leading the critical HR search.

“This is an incredible opportunity to partner with people who are changing the world for what is arguably the most state-of-the-art Bio-technology manufacturing site in the world that opened officially January 2023,” said Nat Schiffer. “The site will double in size in the coming years and will literally change lives through the manufacture of antibodies for cell therapy, Oncology, and vaccines.”

In this highly visible role, the Associate Director, Senior HR Business Partner will cultivate relationships with functional leadership and will provide counsel on a full range of HR business areas including talent acquisition, performance management, career development, employee relations, and organizational planning. The Sr. HRBP will report to the Chief People Officer.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group, please contact Kristen Perez at

About Agenus

Agenus is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that discovers, manufactures and develops immunotherapies for cancer. Their portfolio consists of bio-engineered therapies designed to activate the body’s own defenses in order to fight cancer. These therapies are optimized through an integrated proprietary active learning platform designed to deliver better drugs, optimized combinations and predictive biomarkers to address critical unmet needs in cancer!

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.