Gilead's Meyers on making deals and finding unmet patient needs

Gilead's Meyers on making deals and finding unmet patient needs

The drugmaker's new EVP of worldwide commercial operations also talks about tackling medication access, product launches, and starting a commercial team from scratch.

Paying Lip Service to STEM Isn't Enough

Paying Lip Service to STEM Isn't Enough

I'm not suggesting that colleges become vocational schools. But don't you think they should also help young people prepare for the life they're going to be living?

The Highly Regulated Healthcare Industry Can Draw in Top Marketers

The Highly Regulated Healthcare Industry Can Draw in Top Marketers

Today's ambitious marketers and media people want to be the ones to not only figure out how to work within the regulations but also to create better work than ever before.

Insurers seek to challenge millennial 'invincibility'

Insurers seek to challenge millennial 'invincibility'

Tech companies and Bernie Sanders have found the millennial audience easy to crack. Organizations in and around healthcare? Not so much.

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

Denise Strauss, formerly VP of cardiovascular marketing at Boehringer Ingelheim, will oversee the drugmaker's marketing activities.

To Move the Needle on Gender Parity, Execs Must Admit Bias

To Move the Needle on Gender Parity, Execs Must Admit Bias

I was successful because I learned how business gets done, and that often meant learning to act like one of the guys.

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

Millian, a former Sanofi and Merck executive, on marketing new therapies in the MS market.

Carling's Sherri Wilkins on her first creative break

Carling's Sherri Wilkins on her first creative break

The chief creative officer at Carling Communications talks about how she learned that the best leaders are only as good as the performance of their team.

Kite Pharma, developing a CAR-T therapy, hires new comms lead

Kite Pharma, developing a CAR-T therapy, hires new comms lead

The company hired Christine Cassiano, who is charged with preparing the communications strategy for the drugmaker's experimental cancer therapy.

Huntsworth Health promotes two to agency global CEOs

Huntsworth Health promotes two to agency global CEOs

The company promoted Maryellen Royle to global CEO of Tonic Life Communications and Jon Clark to global CEO of Nitrogen.

Concentric hires Robin Roberts as GM

Concentric hires Robin Roberts as GM

Roberts reports to Ken Begasse, founder and CEO of Concentric Health Experience.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

J&J insulin pumps are at risk of hacking; Merrimack CEO leaves and cuts workforce; Japanese scientists wins Nobel

MM&M's 5 most popular stories in September 2016

MM&M's 5 most popular stories in September 2016

Physicians are seeking beyond-the-pill services from drugmakers; Novartis debunks misconception that only smokers get lung cancer; pharma's access to docs declines

How to get more women in the C-suite, according to IPG, Unilever, and AOL

How to get more women in the C-suite, according to IPG, Unilever, and AOL

A new report analyzing gender parity in advertising found that men tend to endorse other men at higher rates than women. Execs share their insights about the issue.

WebMD CEO departs, replaced by president

WebMD CEO departs, replaced by president

WebMD said David Schlanger left the company under mutual agreement, and that Steven Zatz replaced him as CEO.

WebMD's Leming on audience development and lessons from CNN.com

WebMD's Leming on audience development and lessons from CNN.com

The vice president of audience development talks about her days in the dot-com world and how struggling in a new role shaped her career.

What do employers want? We ask three execs for their secrets and their insights

What do employers want? We ask three execs for their secrets and their insights

They share their insights, secrets, worries, and everything else in between.

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

The new SVP and GM of health believes that the Dentsu Aegis deal would provide scale and efficiencies.

Sudler New York's John Marchese on the New Talent Pool

Sudler New York's John Marchese on the New Talent Pool

"It's easy to 'fill open positions,'" Marchese says. "We've banned that phrase. If you do that, you're just checking boxes on a list."

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