Since October 2015
Prepare the launch of line extensions and new indications for medicinal BOTOX in urology, chronic migraine and spasticity in lower limbs after a stroke for the Dutch market.
Since July 2009
LH consult was created in July 2009 by Luk H. Herten who has a wealth of experience in sales- and general management having worked for more than 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry. LH Consult offers consultancy and interim management in strategy & marketing, change & crisis management, group & individual coaching to companies and individuals anywhere in Europe.
Interim Brand Manager (Part Time)
February 2015 --- May 2015
Develop very short time new promotional materials for a new indication for the anti multiple myeloma product Revlimid.
Interim Product Manager
August 2012 --- December 2014
Managing a.i. first the introduction of an antihistamine and later a COPD product. The assignment will terminate by the end of December 2014. Available for new consultancy or interim management projects as of January 2015.
Interim Field Sales Manager
March 2012 --- July 2012
Managing, coaching and developping a team of Medical Sales Representatives.
Commercial Director Ad Interim
August 2011 --- December 2011
Change the commercial strategy following the company's international guidelines.
Managing Director Ad Interim
September 2010 --- August 2011
Manage and re-organize an outsourcing company with 120 medical representatives.
September 2009 --- August 2010
Interim Management Selling Skills Training Sales Force Effectiveness Coaching Facilitating for organisations and companies like, Allergan, Bayer, Belgacom, Heel, Norgine, pharma.be.
Company VP & General Manager France & Italy
March 1988 --- June 2009
I spend 21 years with Norgine, starting as a GM Belgium & Holland, later became Regional Director of the Middle European Region (Germany, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland and Austria). My last assignment was in Italy and France where I had a change/crisis management job to do.
Member of the Board
January 1998 --- December 2004
For 7 years I was a board member of AGIM, later pharma.be, the association of the Belgian pharmaceutical industry. My mission was to represent the SME and OTC companies and to defend their particular interests within the Belgian pharmaceutical environment.
Marketing Manager Europe Biotech Products
January 1986 --- January 1988
In my last assignment with Eli Lilly I was based in the London European Office and responsible for the marketing of Insulins and Growth hormone.
AdaptabilityAssertivenessAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCritical thinkingFlexibilityOptimismProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-confidenceSelf-disciplineResiliencyWillingness to compromise
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Interact with physicians Interpret data Analyze data Write protocolsAdvise on strategyAssign activitiesAttend seminarsCoachCoach staffCollaborate with project teamCompile information
Master Interim Management in Management from in 2009
Master in Law from University of Leuven in 1975
Latin-Greek in from Atheneum Keerbergen in 1970
Training and Certification
Master Interim Management, Vlerick Management School Certification