Best Practice Trends for Operational Excellence in Pharmaceuticals

This FREE webinar was recorded on:
Friday, May 03, 2013
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM EDT
Best Practice Trends for Operational Excellence in Pharmaceuticals

The pharmaceutical industry is facing significant pressure to cut costs and deliver new therapies as they face expiring patents and competition from generic producers in low cost countries. 

So what are the latest best practice strategies that leading pharmaceutical companies are adopting in order to simultaneously expand their markets while reducing costs?

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Dr. Alan Louie
Research Director
IDC Healthcare Insights

Research director, Alan S. Louie, Ph.D., is charged with spearheading IDC Health Insights' Clinical Development, Strategy and Technology research service with coverage spanning the entire life science R&D spectrum. In addition, he leads the company's research efforts focusing on translational research and personalized medicine

Dr. Louie brings more than 26 years of technical, product development, and business consulting experience from the diagnostics and biotechnology industries, including specific expertise in technology due diligence, in vitro diagnostic technology and product development, integrated device product development, automated biological sample handling, and consumer product development and commercialization projects.

Jean Colombel
VP Life Sciences Industry
Dassault Systemes

Jean Colombel is currently the Vice President of the Life Sciences Industry at Dassault Systèmes (3DS). His organization is responsible for creating and developing 3DS strategy and associated solutions for pharmaceutical, medical devices and patient care industry segments. Since joining the company in 2009, Mr. Colombel has grown the Life Sciences business significantly and further enhanced the product portfolio by working with leading pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare organizations, while partnering and acquiring multiple business operations. Mr. Colombel has over 20 years of experience in the life sciences industry, supporting multiple functions and serving various executive level positions including senior vice president of worldwide sales and services. During the late 1980’s, he studied Medicinal Chemistry in Montpellier, France and led research activities at the Pharmaceutical Institute in Tubingen, Germany.