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Mid 2009 I have put 30 years of Sales -, Marketing - and General Mangement experience into my own Management Consulting firm, LH Consult, offering management consultancy and Interim Management in strategy & marketing, change and crisis management, group & individual coaching as well as sales force effectiveness solutions to customers anywhere in Europe. Specialties: Strategy, People Management, Marketing, Coaching, Change/Crisis Management, Communication & selling skills.


Current Experience

  • Interim Manager
    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.

  • Managing Partner
    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.

Past Experience

  • 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.

  • Consultant
    September 2009 --- August 2010
    Interim Management Selling Skills Training Sales Force Effectiveness Coaching Facilitating for organisations and companies like, Allergan, Bayer, Belgacom, Heel, Norgine,

  • 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, 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.


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAssertivenessAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCritical thinkingFlexibilityOptimismProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-confidenceSelf-disciplineResiliencyWillingness to compromise


LinkedIn Assessment :
people managementManagement ConsultingChange ManagementHealthcareSales ManagementMarketing StrategyPharmaceuticalsSales Force EffectivenessConsultancyCoachingSales EffectivenessPharmaceutical IndustrymanagementStrategyOutsourcingBusiness StrategyMarketing ManagementPharmaceutical salesProduct launchMarket AnalysisProject ManagementMarket researchNew Business DevelopmentProduct MarketingMarket accessBusiness DevelopmentSales OperationsStrategic PlanningMarketingSalesBusiness PlanningLeadershipKey Account ManagementCross-functional team leadershipStart-upsAnalysisForecastingMedical DevicesCRMBiotechnologyMergers & AcquisitionsProduct managementBusiness IntelligencePharmaceuticsCompetitive AnalysisInternational BusinessCompetitive IntelligenceInterim ManagementOrganizational DevelopmentOrganizational Design

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
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


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 2 to 3 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week
  • International:

Area / Region

Linden, Belgium


Driving License
  • No