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Business and strategic leader with proven interpersonal skills. Strong and wide range of experiences in various management roles, achieving results by adding value to the bottom line. Personality: - Unwavering commitment to excellence - Resilience to overcome adversity - Infectious passion and drive to succeed Specialties: marketing, sales, strategy, leadership - Leading & managing highly matrixed, cross-functional teams for success - Strategy and business development - Performance, organizational and leadership challenges Education: Master of Pharmacy and a postgraduate in Applied Economics


Current Experience

  • Business unit director oncology
    Since November 2014

Past Experience

  • Cluster Value Team Leader Solid Tumors BENELUX
    May 2012 --- December 2013
    Responsible for directing and executing all strategies and activities for the oncology disease stronghold, with focus on prostate cancer (Zytiga) Line Manager for sales&marketing teams Lead cross-functional and highly matrixed teams, connecting people and functions (S&M, Medical Aff, HEMAR, Finance, BI and RA) Strong business acumen in strategic, business and tactical planning.

  • Sr. Product Manager Psychiatry
    January 2011 --- May 2012
    Responsibile for Janssens core business products (Xeplion, Risperdal Consta and Invega), which represents one third of the company topline sales of products in promotion. Successfully launched Xeplion, the new extended release formulation of Invega with the objective of changing the treatment paradigm in schizophrenia

  • Sr. Sales Manager Psychiatry
    January 2006 --- December 2010
    Responsible for sales (15M Euro) for the psychiatry franchise in Flanders. Focus on sales force organization, motivation and empowerment of the sales people. Successfully managed Risperdal late life cycle, continued double digit growth Risperdal Consta, and launched Invega.

  • District Manager Primary Care
    June 2004 --- January 2006

  • Product Manager Pain
    June 1999 --- June 2004

  • Pharmacist
    January 1999 --- January 1999


LinkedIn Assessment :
Pharmaceutical salesPsychiatryMarketing StrategyKey Account ManagementBusiness StrategyCoachingSegmentationPharmaceutical IndustryPain ManagementSales EffectivenessSales ManagementProduct managementForecastingDigital StrategySales Force EffectivenessPharmaceuticalsHealthcareChange ManagementPainHospitalsPromotionsTherapeutic AreasCross-functional team leadershipNeurologyoncologyHospital SalesPharmacoeconomicsEntrepreneurshipProduct launch


  • Master in Teaching from University of Leuven in 1999
  • Postgraduate Applied Economics in from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1999
  • Master in Pharmacy from University of Leuven in 1998
  • Secundary Education in Latin-Math's from Sint-Amandscollege Kortrijk in 1993

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