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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

Ashfield presented at eyeforpharma Philadelphia
On April 20th and 21st, Ashfield in the US attended eyeforpharma Philadelphia. As gold sponsors and with featured speaker John Gerow, we had a successful event networking and sharing information about the Customer Service Model. Both days had full schedules inclusive of presentations, networking events, and exhibits. Our team at the event included representatives from our business development team – Julie Kelly and Anthony Caggiano – as well as Greg Kloiber of Ashfield Healthcare Communications. Eyeforpharma is broken down into six tracks of presentations, but one major theme was  patient focus. On day tw...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Van Osten Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Heather Sharp given industry recognition for leadership skills
The list recognises 35 people under the age of 35 that are set to be future leaders in the UK events industry. Nominees are selected by senior management within the biggest event agencies, based on outstanding performance, leadership qualities and their impact and contributions to their respective companies. Heather joined Ashfield Meetings & Events in 2010 as a Project Executive. She instantly showed passion and promise and has progressed through the agency to her current role. Heather is now responsible for a team of over 20 people that work with 15 clients. She has paid special attention to developing her team&rsquo...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield offers advice on improving the event experiences of healthcare professionals
Katie Koziol (Director Of Client Services, The Americas) spoke with Meetings & Conventions Magazine to interpret themes from Ashfield’s Science Of Meetings study on ways to create better experiences for attendees at pharmaceutical meetings. Her fundamental experience stems from an extensive background in meeting planning and her current role allows her to shape Ashfield’s approach, given her first-hand knowledge of the industry and data derived from the study. Koziol understands that medical planners are severely distracted and even restricted from focusing on the attendee’s experience at events: &ldq...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - May 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Healthcare Communications is gold sponsor of the 13th Annual Meeting of ISMPP, National Harbor, Maryland
This year’s theme, “Advancing ethics and scientific integrity in an era of data-sharing” will explore topics such as responsible data sharing, challenges in using patient-reported outcomes and assessing publication impact in an online world, to name a few. Delegates will also be able to choose from a number of workshops such as “How to integrate digital advances into your publication strategy” and roundtable sessions including “Patients and publications” for lots of interesting debate. On the morning of Monday 1 May Morgan Hill, PhD, Scientific Director of Infusion and Rebecca Rozi...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - April 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Bigger focus on data is changing the role of event professionals
Moore said: “We have witnessed more and more emphasis being placed on the data we handle, from invitation lists, to event registration information and data collected for post-event billing. This is essentially just the transactional data generated as part of any event and excludes the delegate experience information. In recent years this has evolved to include the added complexity of disclosure data for our healthcare clients.” He added: “The density of data is intensifying at a rapid rate as the user experience is becoming a more prevalent part of pre-, peri- and post-planning. The need to provide d...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - April 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Tom Mitchell announced as UK Head of Syndicated Services
Tom joined Ashfield in September 2008 as a Regional Business Manager (RBM) in the Apex syndicated team which is where his passion for the syndicated model began. In 2010, he secured a Project Manager role heading up the newly-formed Discovery syndicated team. After seven successful years as a Project Manager, Tom has now been appointed to this important leadership role in one of the most dynamic and fast-paced parts of our business, which now has 170 representatives and 17 RBMs working for a multitude of clients. Commenting on his new role, Tom said: “I’m thrilled to be leading the development of our syndicated...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - April 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Neale Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

UDG Healthcare appoints Jez Moulding as Group Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Ashfield
Jez will oversee the Ashfield Division globally and will also have responsibility for Group IT, Quality, Compliance, Strategy and Communications as part of his role as COO of UDG Healthcare plc. The Sharp and Aquilant divisions will continue to report directly to Brendan McAtamney, CEO of UDG Healthcare plc. Jez Moulding Jez brings extensive international pharmaceutical experience to UDG having spent 18 years at Sanofi, holding numerous senior leadership positions across the globe, in the UK, France, South Africa, Korea, Australia, Japan and the US. In his most recent role as Senior Vice President and North America Region ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - April 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Olaf Spinkel Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield leads by example, engaging attendees at Pharma Forum
Kerr, along with Martin Jensen (Head of Global Congress & Event Management at Lundbeck), balanced real life experiences with strategic concepts. The session focused on survey findings from Ashfield’s Science Of Meetings white paper and provided insights that can be applied to any learning method and meeting type. Diversify Content & Message Delivery Methods The presentation focused on why it is imperative in today’s fast-paced culture to diversify the way content is delivered to attendees. Gone are the days of the single standard email invite. Content needs to reach attendees, based on who they are and ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - April 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Healthcare Communications Opens Virtual Career Advice Clinics
Ashfield Healthcare Communications announces the external launch of its Ask Career Experts (ACE) Panel. This initiative, previously only available as an internal service for Ashfield employees, is a series of confidential, virtual career advice clinics for the wider healthcare communications community. The career clinics are aimed at individuals already working in healthcare communications but looking to discover more about the different career paths open to them as they progress within the industry. Participants will have access to a panel of our experts, either via telephone or Skype, ready to answer questions, provide h...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - March 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield presented at eyeforpharma Barcelona 2017 conference
The event attracted around 500 pharmaceutical industry delegates from across Europe so it was a fantastic opportunity to welcome visitors to the Ashfield stand and to discuss their needs and potential areas of partnership. Ashfield focuses on supporting healthcare professionals and patients at all stages of the product life cycle. As a result, our expert team was on hand to discuss and answer questions about a range of services, including field sales teams and contact centre sales teams, patient support, healthcare communications, medical information and event management services. It’s not very often that you ge...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - March 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josee Leach Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield achieves another double win at the PF Awards 2017
A huge congratulations to Kathy Wadhams, who walked away with our first award of the night, the Clinical Nursing Award. Continuing our success was Neil Lawton, who won the highly competitive e-Representative Award, which Ashfield has now claimed for the second year in a row. Our winners were chosen following a vigorous assessment process, in which candidates have to prove their skill and expertise to a panel of judges, across a challenging set of criteria. Commenting on the win, Colin Watson, Managing Director of Ashfield Commercial and Clinical UK, said:  “We are delighted our employees have been recognised by ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - March 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield sponsors the 2017 Pf Awards
The awards are now in their 17th year and have evolved and developed over time with feedback from the industry, an expert judging panel and an independent steering group. Last year we had two winners, Connor Surrell for e-Detailer of the Year and Raheel Mirza for Best Learning and Development Initiative. This year, Ashfield has nominees in the following categories: e-Representative Emerging Talent Account Team Primary Care Specialist Experienced Account Manager Clinical Nursing Regional Manager Secondary Care Specialist New Account Manager Learning and Development Colin Watson, Managing Director of Ashfield Commercial an...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - March 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Source Type: news

Ashfield emphasises patient focus with the implementation of Salesforce Health Cloud
With expertise in designing and delivering a wide range of patient support programmes, Ashfield has been supporting pharmaceutical and healthcare companies for over 15 years across a large range of therapeutic areas. With Health Cloud, Ashfield is centralising all patient information in one place, ensuring that caregivers and healthcare providers get a complete view of each patient and their unique needs. As a result, all parties will be able to provide more personalised care. Anita Osborn, UK Patient Services Director at Ashfield, commented: “Health Cloud is a fantastic enhancement to our current patient support pro...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - March 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josee Leach Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield Meetings & Events connect with future student talent
The assessment centre, which will take place on 24 March at Ashfield’s UK headquarters in Ashby De La Zouch, has already received applicants from a variety of academic institutions offering degrees in event management and related disciplines. This is the sixth year that the highly-successful programme has run and sees the initiative extended to include graphic design applicants that are aligned with Ashfield’s creative event service offerings. Since the launch of the scheme in 2012, around 50 students have been assessed annually. There are currently five students placed in the UK office who have travelled on-si...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - February 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield to engage medical meeting planners at Pharma Forum
David Kerr (Senior Director Creative & Production Services) will participate in a discussion entitled Enhancing The On And Offline Engagement Strategy To Increase The Value of Face-To-Face Meetings with Martin N. Jensen (Head Of Global Congress & Event Management, Lundbeck) at 9:15AM on Tuesday 14 March. The session will focus on the importance of having an integrated approach to engagement. David will interpret Ashfield’s Science Of Meetings data to explore ways to enhance the effectiveness of meetings, creating engaging customer journeys through multi-channel platforms. Pharma Forum takes place 12-15 March,...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - February 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Dan Walker speaks to Conference News about his current role and career to date
What was your first career ‘wish’ when you left school? After football (and I was never going to be good enough) my first love was music and I wanted to be a radio DJ. I also toyed with the idea of journalism and did some work which combined the two, writing for online music magazines as well as some hospital and student radio. Tell me about your first job and your subsequent path into the meetings, events and hospitality sphere? My first job was a promoter for my own club night. However I didn’t make much money so not sure if this can be classed as a job. The need to be compensated for my work took over ...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - February 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ewan Jamieson Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield joins the National Clinical Homecare Association
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Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - February 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Cocking Source Type: news

Ashfield Nordic launches new services for digital strategy development
A lecture was held by Prof Darek Haftor, professor of Information Systems at Linnaeus University and Director of Gunilla Bradley Centre for Digital Business, demonstrating how other industries are successfully adopting new digital technology, developing new business models and, as a result, creating great economical value. In contrast, Life Sciences has been slow to adopt. However, with increased knowledge about digital technology and how to develop digital strategies, we can create great value for patients, health care systems and Life Sciences companies. To support our clients in embracing digital and making this transit...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - February 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Neale Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Ashfield to present at eyeforpharma Barcelona 2017 conference
On day one Lee Wales, Strategy Director, will be sharing his thoughts on “The age of personalisation: adopting a customer-focused mindset to create more engaging and effective medical affairs programmes” at 14:30 CET within the Medical Affairs track. Join us for this session and you will learn how to: Gain a deeper understanding of your audience Create strategic and personalised communication plans Develop personalised content that connects. On day two Nagore Fernandez, Head of Clinical Services – Europe, will be sharing her thoughts on “The five big pitfalls to avoid for successful patient suppor...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - February 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Edwards Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news