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Sales oriented career profile with a lot of affinity for marketing : 1,5 year product management/marketing experience in a big pharmaceutical company. (MSD ) A total of 14 years experience in sales, 12 years as a healthcare representative in different disease area's, experienced in hospital sales and with general practioners. Also gained a lot of experience in direct sales in pharmacies with OTC products. Additionally worked almost 2 years as a sales rep in the automotive industry.


Past Experience

  • Product Specialist Hospitals/GP's
    January 2009 --- November 2015
    Mixed job as product specialist in specialized niche markets mainly rhumatology and gastro enterology, ( hospital environment). Also a lot of experience with General practioners. Also responsible for direct sales activities in pharmacies.

  • Associate Product Manager
    July 2007 --- November 2008
    Marketing position in the field of osteporosis, implementation of marketing activities in the Belux market. Very diverse and varied job: Motivating and guiding the field force, short term strategy, development of all promotional materials, responsible for the roll out of special projects for the medical community as well as public campaigns.

  • Healthcare representative
    February 2003 --- June 2007
    Responsible for driving the sales of the osteoporosis franchise in the territory Limburg. also gained experience in the field of cholesterol reducers and anti-inflammatory drugs.

  • Sales representative
    February 2001 --- July 2002
    responsible for the sales of Mercedes-Benz cars in a dealership, including the sales of financial products on behalf of Daimler-Chrysler Financial Services.

  • Assistant Corporate Communication
    September 1999 --- May 2000
    Corporate Communication department.

  • logistics account agent
    September 1998 --- March 1999
    first job


Self Assessment :
Result OrientedTrustResponsibilityInterest in knowledgeIndependenceFlexibilityEfficiencyCritical thinkingAttention to detailCommunicativeCollaborationProactivityProblem solvingService orientedAdaptability


Self Assessment :
Hospital SalesPharmaceutical salesProduct Marketing DiabetesAdverse Events (AE)Clinical trialsCompliance with regulationsEvent ManagementFamily practiceGastroenterologyGeneral practiceGeneral MedicineHospitalsKOL managementMarketingMarket researchMarket developmentMarketing ManagementMarketing CommunicationsMarketing StrategyPharmaceutical IndustryPharmacistsPresentation SkillsPresentationsProduct launchProduct managementPublic SpeakingRheumatologyRespiratorySalesSales EffectivenessSales ManagementSocial MediaTrainingUnderstand levels of research evidenceUnderstanding of regulatory guidelines
LinkedIn Assessment :
Pharmaceutical IndustryPharmaceutical salesProduct launchMarketingHospital SalesSales EffectivenessMarketing StrategyMarketing ManagementSales ManagementNew Business DevelopmentDiabetesProduct MarketingGastroenterologyMarket PlanningMarket researchMarketing CommunicationsStrategic ThinkingPharmaceuticsStrategySalesMarket accessMedical DevicesProduct managementPublic Speaking

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Achieve sales objectivesImplement marketing plansDevelop marketing strategies Interact with physiciansAdverse event reportingConduct post-marketing surveillance studyDesign information leafletDevelop training materialsEstablish relationships with Key Opinion LeadersGastrointestinal diseasesInteract with KOLInteract with pharmacistsInteract with physiciansLiaise with doctorsOral presentationOrganise meetingsPromotional materialsRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeSearch literature on clinical trials


  • post graduate in from EHSAL Management School (EMS) in 2010
  • post graduate in from VLEKHO in 1998
  • bachelor in from Provinciale Hogeschool Limburg in 1997

Training and Certification

  • marketing and communication Certification


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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Medical Sales Representative Product Specialist Sales representative Senior Medical Sales Representative Account Manager Business Development Manager Field Project Manager Product Manager Sales Manager
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Antwerp, Belgium Flemish Brabant, Belgium Limburg, Belgium Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 2 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region



Driving License
  • Yes