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Peadar Coyle announced as Business Development Director for Ashfield Ireland
Peadar has been a key member of the team in Ashfield Ireland since joining us back in 2010, and is transitioning to this role from his prior position as Project Manager. Eoin McAtamney, Managing Director of Ashfield Ireland, commented: “This is an exciting time for Peadar to become Business Development Director of Ashfield Ireland. We have a strong reputation in the market and our business continues to grow as a result of the quality of service we provide and the success we achieve for our clients. Peadar’s new role will be key to accelerating our growth through client partnerships in areas of our business suc...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events welcome Matt Foreman as Head Of Exhibits
Matt will head up a dedicated global exhibit team that operates as an internal department, delivering a specialist service to the agency’s healthcare clients. Within his role, Matt will be responsible for driving exhibits strategy, working closely with the business development team to identify and develop new opportunities. In the last 12 months the team has delivered over 100 exhibits in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. Matt will report to Penny Callaghan (Director, Operations & Business Services) and will be responsible for a team of experienced exhibit professionals. Matt joins Ashfield Meetings & E...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Doing the double: Pegasus is crowned PRCA ’s ‘specialist consultancy’ for the second year
Held at London’s Park Lane Hilton (Tuesday 7th November), the PRCA National Awards honour the best of the UK PR and communications industries. Pegasus, an Ashfield Healthcare Communications’ agency, battled it out against five other agencies to win the prestigious award. Judges were impressed with the way Pegasus drives its mission of ‘inspiring healthy decisions’  right through the business – from award-winning campaigns for some of the world’s most influential health organisations, to staff perks such as flexible working hours, daily fresh fruit and in-office massages. Pegasus Man...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Celebrating everyday quality leadership through the eyes of Ashfield Meetings & Events
Quality is one of our core values at Ashfield and underpins everything we do. The theme for this year was ‘everyday leadership’ which set the tone and opened up discussions around our relationships with our clients and internal stakeholders. Employees from our Ashby De La Zouch, Indianapolis (US) and Ivyland (US) offices, as well as remote workers, came together in celebration of this event and took part in virtual and face-to-face sessions. These sessions included activities designed to encourage individuals to recognise and embrace qualitative behaviour and enhance the strengths of their own behaviour by brea...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Introducing Allegro
Allegro has been designed to achieve a number of objectives, specifically linked to providing a strong talent pipeline to fuel company growth, providing quality assurance in Associate Medical Writer development, attracting the best talent to Ashfield Healthcare Communications and supporting the agencies in the training and pastoral care of junior Medical and Scientific Services staff. The 12-month, accelerated-learning programme, commencing in January 2018, comprises an 8-week training phase followed by two five-month rotations around our healthcare communications agencies, after which the Allegro recruits will join an age...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events expands management team with new Operations Director
Hayley (pictured below right) has over 17 years’ event experience, including five years working within healthcare companies. She joins from Smith & Nephew, a leading international wound care and surgical devices business, where she led the marketing communications and event activity across Europe and Canada. Hayley also has experience in operational development. Hayley will report into Penny Callaghan (Director, Operations & Business Services, pictured below left), providing the operational and venue sourcing teams with guidance and ensuring efficient working practices across the business. Commenting on her a...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Digital & Creative – looking forward
In his new role, Piers will be responsible for helping clients identify opportunities for further growth and working with them to achieve their vision. Having worked with clients in healthcare for the past four years, and previously worked in marketing across multiple sectors including travel, automotive and social media, Piers brings a wealth of experience in understanding client needs and aspirations. Piers French shared: “I’m excited by this new challenge and to be a key part of our growth strategy. We have an incredibly talented team, delivering outstanding work for our existing clients. I am looking forwar...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Sheffield Hallam University align with Ashfield Meetings & Events for elective module
On 1 November, Caroline Westwood (Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University) brought a group of second year students to visit Ashfield Meetings & Events’ headquarters in Ashby De La Zouch. After a tour of the office and open discussions with a cross-section of staff – including the agency’s current undergraduate placement students – Ashfield provided the group with a fictitious event brief to respond to. The brief, which forms 60% of the module, was designed to prompt the students to consider the various elements involved in organising a full service event. The students will pitch their ideas...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Watermeadow Medical – celebrating 20 years of excellence
Since its inception, Watermeadow has grown to become a global agency thanks to many of its longstanding employees playing a pivotal part in its success – our current Managing Director Nicola Duckworth joined in 2001, together with Penny Butcher, Principal Medical Writer, and Liz Southey, VP Medical & Scientific Services. Murray Edmunds, our VP of Medical Writing Excellence, is our longest serving employee, having joined Watermeadow in 1999. Exciting growth ahead Since then, Watermeadow has gone from strength to strength with more than 80 employees across three locations in the UK, with some home workers in the UK...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Heather Sharp honoured by Conference News
Their new CN30 Under Thirty initiative, delivered in partnership with Cvent, aims to give a platform to younger individuals in the conference and meetings sector, highlighting their outstanding achievements and offering them opportunities to learn from each other and leading industry figures. Heather joined Ashfield Meetings & Events in 2010 as a Project Executive and has shown passion, commitment and promise throughout her career, progressing naturally through multiple roles. Now an Account Director, Heather is responsible for a team of 20 talented event professionals that work across an extensive portfolio of clients...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - November 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield publishes white paper on sales outsourcing as a change partner
Pharmaceutical companies are facing unprecedented change. Product portfolios are migrating from mass market solutions to highly specialised therapies, relevant to relatively small patient populations. Reimbursement is becoming increasingly complex and successful commercialisation means targeting multiple stakeholders before a prescription is even written. In response, the pharma industry is exploring new sales and marketing models, evolving its core strategies to meet these modern, multifaceted challenges. Historically, contract sales organisations (CSOs) have provided a flexible, cost-effective means for the pharma indust...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 31, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Neale Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Pharmacovigilance to sponsor Proventa Internationals ’ B2B Pharmacovigilance Strategy Meeting USA 2017
Ashfield Pharmacovigilance, part of UDG Healthcare, is proud to sponsor Proventa International’s B2B Pharmacovigilance Strategy Meeting USA 2017, which will take place November 7, 2017 in Boston Massachusetts at The Westin Boston Waterfront. This event gathers leading pharmacovigilance experts from a mix of emerging to large Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Academic/Research Institutions to help solve key strategic challenges in the area of Pharmacovigilance. Proventa International is a Management and Market Intelligence Consultancy specializing in life sciences and healthcare sectors. By creating an executive net...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events continues to identify future leaders
After an extensive assessment day, Ashfield Meetings & Events welcomed six employees to the 2017 programme; Luke Thorogood, Hollie Seager, Alexandra Gee, Emma Willis, Zoe Dunn and Asia Mirza. Each will be given a personalised development plan which will act as the objectives to their Future Focus journey. The initiative was created to identify individuals with the potential to fill future, critical roles within Ashfield Meetings & Events and its growing sister brand, SPARK THINKING. The two-year programme has been designed to create an environment that allows the individuals on the programme to explore their own po...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Stephanie Gross Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

An intrapreneurial spirit: Luke Flett speaks to C & IT
The full article appears below and in the autumn issue of C&IT Magazine. The post An intrapreneurial spirit: Luke Flett speaks to C&IT appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare. (Source: Ashfield Healthcare News)
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield to host workshop at the 14th annual eyeforpharma Patient Summit Europe 2017, London, UK
Ashfield is proud to be a supporting sponsor of the conference, taking place 19 – 20 October, and will be hosting a workshop session at 14:50 on day 1, where Jessica Brueggeman, EVP Health Behaviour Group, MicroMass Communications, and Jo Fearnhead-Wymbs, Patient Engagement Director, Ashfield Healthcare Communications, will be sharing insight into: The key to improving patient outcomes and brand performance Traditional pharma marketing approaches that only provide education and information are not enough to change patient behaviour Evidence-based strategies from behavioural science and health psychology provide a ro...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Graduate Ambassadors to attend University careers fairs across the UK
Over the coming weeks, the graduate ambassadors will be visiting careers fairs over the UK to talk honestly about their experiences of working, not only within the industry, but for Ashfield. The ambassadors will use their own experience to inform, enthuse and inspire prospective students to choose medical sales and Ashfield as employer of choice. Two of our ambassadors, Lorna Towndrow and Ryan Wade recently wrote about their experiences with Ashfield in a blog, which you can read here. The ambassadors will be able to: Answer key questions about the role of a representative Outline the challenges, benefits, career opportu...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield proudly sponsors the second Pf Award Winners Club at the House of Commons
The event, which is invitation-only, took place at the House of Commons in Central London and honoured Pf Award winners from over the last 18 years – including Ashfield’s very own winners from 2017, Neil Lawton and Kathy Wadhams, who you can read more about here. The Winners Club event was created last year as an exclusive network of professionals who have been previously recognised for their excellence in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. During the evening, all Pf Winners in attendance were given a pin badge, signifying their membership to the prestigious club before a motivational speech from ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events scoop life sciences event award
Ashfield provided the venue sourcing, logistical support, production, AV and creative theming for the Bayer UK conference that was attended by 450 attendees from their pharmaceutical, consumer, crop science and animal healthcare operating divisions. In addition, Ashfield worked collaboratively with Rapport to deliver the messaging and content to ensure the new business positioning and strategy was translated into an experiential event. The judges commented on the winning submission: “Clear, strong objectives from the outset have led to an innovative and highly engaging event. The project clearly met the brief with an...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Eoin McAtamney announced as Managing Director of Ashfield Ireland
Eoin joins Ashfield from Fresenius Kabi in Ireland where he was National Sales Manager. Prior to this, Eoin was Business Unit Director (UK and Ireland) with Pharmed Group, where he managed the Pharmaceutical & OTC division in Ireland and led the successful entry and development of the business into the UK market. Previously Eoin has gained sales experience in both the pharma and CSO environments. Eoin holds a BA Hons Business Administration, an MBA degree and diplomas in digital marketing and health economics. Eoin is also currently President of the Pharmaceutical Managers Institute (PMI) in Ireland. Com...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - September 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

MicroMass Communications joins Ashfield
MicroMass designs solutions across all therapeutic areas that improve patient and health outcomes by changing patient and provider behaviour. These solutions are created bespoke to the needs of each of MicroMass’ pharmaceutical clients. As the role of patients in healthcare decision making expands, coupled with the ongoing shift to digital channels, demand from pharmaceutical companies for behavioural change and direct patient engagement capabilities is increasing. MicroMass generates the majority of its revenue from patient engagement and support programmes, with the remainder coming from HCP (healthcare professiona...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - September 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Neale Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield to host webinar on Patient Support Programmes on Tuesday 10 October
Patients, payers and healthcare professionals have high expectations for patient support programmes (PSPs). Pharma’s ambition is to deliver a truly differentiated service with measurable results and improved patient outcomes. But is this ambition always achieved? We are hosting a one-hour webinar to help you deliver an exceptional PSP. Join Nagore and our panellist, Thomas Kerscher, Global Head Patient & Customer Excellence for Shire. Discover 5 ways to make your PSP a big success: Get invaluable insights based on 16 years’ experience of creating successful PSPs Learn to design, deliver and measure a progr...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - September 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Van Osten Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield to host webinar on Patient Support Programs on September 26th
Patients, payers and healthcare professionals have high expectations for patient support programs (PSPs). Pharma’s ambition is to deliver a truly differentiated service with measurable results and improved patient outcomes. But is this ambition always achieved? Discover 5 ways to make your PSP a success: Get invaluable insights based on 12 years’ experience of creating successful PSPs Learn to design, deliver and measure a program that really stands out Take away practical dos and don’ts that will change the way you think about PSPs Answer the questions: How do we define success and add value to lots o...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - September 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Van Osten Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Healthcare Communications K.K. is ruby sponsor of the 2nd Asia Pacific meeting of ISMPP, Tokyo, Japan
Building on the success of the inaugural meeting last year that focused on collaboration within the region to drive ethical and effective publications, this year’s meeting will focus on “navigating our future” and has some interesting presentation and panel discussion sessions planned looking at: GPP and Other Guidelines: an Editor’s Perspective, Pubs 2020 – Further, Faster, Stronger and Meeting in the Middle: Global Affiliate Collaboration in Medical Publications. Whilst we’re at ISMPP we looking forward to having lots of interesting discussions with visitors to our booth as we seek to ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - August 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Trio of hires signal Pegasus ’ northern grit
Growth trend continues at ‘health first, sector second’ agency Pegasus, an Ashfield company, part of UDG Healthcare plc, has announced further growth of its Pharma and Life Sciences division with the appointment of three new team members to its northern base in Macclesfield. Kesha Tansey, Account Director, joins from within Ashfield. Formerly of Zoetic Science and GCC, she will lead integrated communications programmes with teams situated in both Macclesfield and at Pegasus’ Brighton HQ. She is joined by newly appointed Senior Account Executive, Trystan George, who moves from The Scott Partnership and Bi...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

David Proffitt announced as Head of Quality and Compliance for Ashfield Commercial and Clinical UK
David has held a number of key roles within Ashfield since joining us back in 2014, and is transitioning to this role from his prior position as Training Business Manager. Talking about how his experience will help shape this role, David said: “I’ve worked within the Pharmaceutical Industry for around thirteen years, having been drawn to a field which makes a real, tangible difference for patients. Over this period, I have been lucky enough to work for some wonderful organisations. During my time at Ashfield, I have run countless product training courses and delivered field coaching with the training and devel...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - August 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Our #AshfieldStars collide for this year ’s best practice fete
The theme of this year’s event was ‘Constellations’ which is representative of the way we join together and collaborate across our business. Through our successful partnerships, we’re able to support our clients to achieve their ultimate goal: helping to improve patients’ lives. This annual event provides a forum for our business to truly demonstrate Excellence.Connected. and is a great networking opportunity, allowing people to meet, discuss and share ideas. This year, staff manned more than 40 booths to showcase their teams’ talents in providing innovative, creative solutions, strategi...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - August 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Dan Walker to speak at C & IT Agency Forum
Dan Walker (Head Of Content) will debate ‘how to take your business to the next level’. The session, which starts at midday, will consider how event agencies can grow their business amidst the ever-changing environment and backdrop of uncertainty. The discussions will cover key topics such as the competitive landscape, collaborative growth opportunities, marketing differentiation, business development strategies and the importance of culture and innovation. Dan will sit alongside representatives from a range of other UK event agencies that have been selected to showcase the diversity of the sector. The session ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 31, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events look for outside inspiration
The Lab, now in its fifth year, is an interactive event for UK staff, dedicated to delivering continued professional development, building supplier partnerships and driving creativity. It is designed to complement the agency’s award-winning learning and development programme. This year the theme Outside Inspiration will focus on how staff – both individually and collectively – can find fresh sources of creative stimuli to help enhance solutions for their clients. The Lab will have 200 attendees (including a number of preferred suppliers) and provide staff the opportunity to learn through a combination of ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events take on four new undergraduate students
The scheme, now in its sixth year, gives undergraduates the opportunity to experience the realities of a career in event management first-hand. Students will have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge whilst learning new on-the-job skills. Ashfield Meetings & Events partnered with universities throughout the UK to encourage students to apply, with candidates participating in an assessment day in May. This year, four successful students progressed through and will join the event delivery teams within the agency. Agnes Morgan (University Of Plymouth), Hannah Whittaker (University Of Central Lancashire), Em...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Healthcare Communications launches Cirrus Communications
Ashfield Healthcare Communications, a leading global healthcare communications agency, announced today that as a result of significant growth, they have launched a new strategic healthcare communications agency, Cirrus Communications. Cirrus Communications will be based in London and Macclesfield, UK and New Jersey, USA, with plans to further expand and recruit talented new team members across all locations by Q1 of 2018. Cirrus Communications will provide a personalised approach to healthcare communications through seamless interaction, intellectual partnership, consistent support and strategic alignment with its clients....
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alanna Simpkin Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Cambridge BioMarketing joins Ashfield
Cambridge BioMarketing is an industry leader in orphan and rare disease drug launches, a fast-growing area of drug development and commercialisation. The orphan drug and rare disease market is forecasted to grow by a CAGR of 11% between 2017 and 2022 to $209bn, with orphan drugs estimated to account for 21.4% of prescription sales by 20221. Cambridge BioMarketing also has a strong creative and digital function in a market where digital content is becoming increasingly important for pharmaceutical companies. The acquisition of Cambridge BioMarketing provides a platform for growth, specifically in Cambridge, Massachusetts an...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josee Leach Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events ’ recruitment drive continues
The new recruits will be based in the agency’s European hub office in Ashby De La Zouch. The appointments have been triggered by new full service event management contracts in the healthcare sector and span several different departments in the business, including operations and venue sourcing. The fresh talent have been busy undertaking a comprehensive induction programme, covering all facets of the business. Over the coming weeks the newcomers will continue their on-boarding with role-relevant training on client-specific processes and procedures. Helen Capelin (Head Of Operational Excellence) commented: “We ha...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Vynamic join Ashfield
Vynamic is headquartered in Philadelphia and its primary service offerings include: brand strategy, planning and launch, advanced commercial operations capabilities, strategic transformation and integration, product design and implementation, change leadership and business intelligence and analytics. The acquisition of Vynamic is in line with Ashfield’s strategy to expand its advisory services to the healthcare industry and follows the acquisition of STEM in October 2016. It is the Group’s first management consultancy acquisition and offers services which are highly complementary to the existing range of servic...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josee Leach Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Competition authorities have approved the acquisition of Sellxpert by Ashfield
Benjamin Rapp, Managing Director of Ashfield DACH, commented: “By acquiring Sellxpert, Ashfield will once again increase its performance in the field of personnel services for the pharma sector to the benefit of its customers.” The acquisition will further increase our ability to recruit highly qualified employees including. The deployment of sales personnel and the recruitment of specialists and executives in the healthcare sector is one of the company’s intensely sought after services. “In the future, we will have even better access to talented applicants, as our attractiveness as an employer will...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josee Leach Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Celebrating 10 years of success for Infusion
As the business took off, more space was needed, and the company moved in 2009 to “real” office space just up the road in Haddam, CT, across the street from the Connecticut River, eventually employing a staff of 10 that year. A year later, in 2010, Infusion had doubled in size and became part of the UDG/Ashfield family. Infusion continued to grow at a steady pace into new therapeutic areas with more clients and employees, and in October 2016, Infusion left its country setting and moved into larger corporate offices in downtown Middletown, CT. Our staff now comprises 45 people and includes account executives, me...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Bayer and Ashfield Meetings & Events scoop ICE Award
The ICE Awards are the only events industry awards open exclusively to in-house corporate event planners. The award success celebrates the partnership between Bayer and Ashfield Meetings & Events. The relationship, now in its fifth year, started with the provision of venue sourcing services and has developed to provide full service solutions including developing communication objectives, creating content and designing different message delivery methods. Judges cited that the submission was a standout entry in the category. They felt that the submission demonstrated a best practice example of how to approach agency rela...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Bayer and Ashfield Meetings & Events ’ partnership shortlisted for ICE Award
The ICE Awards are the only events industry awards programme open exclusively to in-house corporate event planners. Bayer UK and Ashfield Meetings & Events have worked in partnership for over five years. The relationship initiated with Ashfield providing venue sourcing services for the pharmaceutical division of Bayer UK. In demonstrating their understanding of Bayer’s business Ashfield have subsequently increased the number of business units they partner with in Bayer and also increased the services they provide. In addition to venue sourcing the agency are now supporting Bayer in developing communication object...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield welcomes three new Project Managers within its UK Commercial business
Angela Hainsworth Angela began her career with Ashfield back in 2000 as a graduate medical sales representative in the North West.  She has since worked with a number of teams and clients – eventually relocating to the Ashby area.  During her time with Ashfield, Angela worked within our training and development department before progressing to a Regional Business Manager (RBM), Operations Manager and now Project Manager. Angela commented: “Over the last 17 years, I have had the pleasure of working with team members, management teams and head office colleagues to build lasting business partnerships &nd...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Andrew Moore discusses transfer of value technology for meetings and events
The audience consisted of pharmaceutical meeting planners that were faced with changes to compliance legislation in 2016. This has subsequently meant that all pharmaceutical companies across Europe have to publically disclose all Transfer of Value associated with HCP interactions – including at meetings and events. In this video, filmed prior to delivering their session, Andrew and Pierre were questioned by show organisers about the changing compliance landscape, what this has meant to pharmaceutical companies and their event activity and what potential solutions are available. Following the interview, Andrew and ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Stephanie Gross Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events expand team by nine
Ashfield Meetings & Events, a full-service global event management agency, has expanded its UK team with nine new recruits amid new client wins. The nine new recruits all joined the business in June and will be based in Ashfield’s European hub office in Ashby-De-La-Zouch. Recent new business and client wins in the healthcare sector have prompted the new appointments with more expected to start within the coming months. The new starters will be spread across the business with fresh talent joining the finance, venue sourcing and creative teams. The rest of the group will sit within the agency’s operational te...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Stephanie Gross Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield to host global webinar on Patient Service Team on 10 July
We’re hosting a one-hour webinar, “Challenging the conventional commercial model” to share this patient-centric approach that delivers value to patients, prescribers and office teams. Presented by John Gerow, Service Team Strategy Partner, Ashfield, this presentation will explain the reason so many of our clients are adopting this approach with their existing field sales strategies. Learn about how the patient service team benefits patients and customers: Provides greater productivity and visits over traditional field representative At a lower cost per contact With proven value to HCP and patients ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Neale Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Healthcare Communications is delighted to be exhibiting at the first MAPS annual meeting, 20 – 22 June, National Harbor, Maryland, USA
Patients, experts and healthcare professionals are demanding more from Medical Affairs: from engaging in clinical trials, setting pre and post commercialisation communications strategy and everything in-between. The Medical Affairs Professional Society annual meeting (MAPS) 2017 will address these challenges and provide solutions to help medical affairs professionals navigate successfully during these times of change. If you’re attending MAPS why not visit our booth? We’d be more than happy to discuss how you can meet the ever increasing demands of your audiences today and in the future, including: Early stage...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield announces leadership changes in the U.S. and Japan
Greg Flynn will oversee U.S. operations of Commercial, Clinical, Medical Information, Pharmacovigilance and Market Access. Greg is transitioning to this role from his prior position as Regional President in Japan and Representative Director of CMIC Ashfield, a joint initiative between CMIC Holdings Co., Ltd and UDG Healthcare plc. Under Greg’s leadership, Ashfield became an industry leading partner with over 650 staff across 44 clients in five years.   Mick O’Leary will take over the role as Regional President in Japan, leading the CMIC Ashfield joint venture. Mick was previously the Managing Director for ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Neale Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events and SpotMe to deliver joint session at The Meetings Show
The session, which starts at 13:50 on Thursday 15 June and takes place in the London Room, will cover a best-in-class mobile app case study, developed specifically to meet the needs of healthcare clients. From 2016, pharmaceutical companies across Europe have had to publicly disclose all transfer of value associated with healthcare professional (HCP) interactions. As a result, pharmaceutical meeting planners and event agencies have faced increasing pressure to deliver reliable data on schedule. Technology and customer relationship management solutions have adapted to allow more accurate reporting, but at the same time this...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield celebrates its annual UK Senior and Executive Awards at our Head Office
Senior and Executive Awards Our Senior and Executive Awards scheme has been running for the last 15 years. Over this time we have recognised employees who have proven high achievement, shown consistent excellence to our customers and are seen as ambassadors for Ashfield. The senior and executive roles are an important step forward for employees looking to develop their career. Every year, a maximum of the top performing 10% of our sales representatives and nurses are recognised. Each winner is chosen after a panel review and an accompanied field visit – every year, our winners reapply to keep their status. Emma Carli...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Pegasus unveils new brand identity as it celebrates a year as part of Ashfield
Managing Director, Simon Hackett comments: “Its strength is in its simplicity, and our compelling mission of ‘inspiring healthy decisions’ remains at its heart. It uses strong graphic devices alongside striking campaign imagery to bring to life our personality and creativity, all backed by the strength and experience of Ashfield.” The new brand is just one part of the agency’s continuous evolution. Fixed on its course to inspire healthy decisions through creative integrated communications, Pegasus has built a team of 110 people working with a ‘health first, sector second’ approach...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield acquires Sellxpert as part of DACH growth strategy
Sellxpert provides innovative sales and marketing services to national and international healthcare and pharmaceutical companies across Germany and Switzerland, complimenting Ashfield’s existing services in the DACH region. The acquisition significantly strengthens Ashfield’s presence and capabilities in Germany the largest healthcare market in Europe, and will accelerate growth into the DACH region. The acquisition is subject to approval by the competition authorities. Commenting on the announcement, Benjamin Rapp, Managing Director of Ashfield DACH said: “The acquisition of Sellxpert will strengthen Ash...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josee Leach Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield wins Analyst Team of the Year at the UK Best of Business Intelligence (BOBI) Awards 2017
 The BOBI Awards The Analyst Team of the Year Award (sponsored by 14 Four Analytics) recognises experts in data reporting and celebrates teams that can turn data into attractive and engaging stories. The competition was an opportunity to showcase how effectively data can be transformed into insights and conclusions, using an analytical software tool and a team with the right expertise. In this category we were up against competition from Blue Latitude Health, CE Consultancy, Cogora, MSD, QuintilesIMS, Sanofi and Teva.  The BOBI Awards were launched a decade ago by the BHBIA (British Healthcare Business Inte...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events announces financial results for 2016
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for the period was £5.482m compared to £4.91m in the previous 12-month period, an increase of 11.6%. This is the second year running the agency have demonstrated double-digit EBIT growth. The numbers have been consolidated from accounts covering the company’s operations across Europe, the US and Asia. Commenting on the performance, Nicola Burns (Global Managing Director) said: “We have had a number of new business wins, both in Europe and the US, that has helped achieve a strong set of results. This has included numerous consultancy projects, dedicated client ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Healthcare Communications expands across the UK and Europe
Ashfield Healthcare Communications, today announces significant growth across the UK and Europe. Ashfield Healthcare Communications has a new presence in Dublin, Ireland, joining the office of Ashfield Ireland and parent company UDG Healthcare while the company has also doubled the size of its current operations in Glasgow, Scotland, with a move to significantly larger offices in the city centre. Ashfield Healthcare Communications currently has approximately 1,000 staff across 23 healthcare communications agencies. The expansion has been fuelled by strong growth for the company and a desire to attract new talent into a thr...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news