Robert Holmes - UK Country Manager
With more than 14 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Rob has held several senior and leadership roles in both start-ups and global pharmaceutical brands. During 10 years at Baxter Healthcare, Rob built up an exceptional knowledge of the healthcare market, and developed networks across the NHS and private sector. Rob enjoyed roles in sales, management, and marketing across IV fluids, nutrition, unlicensed specials, compounded chemotherapy and anaesthesia.
Rob led the anaesthesia sales team with Baxter at regional and national level for 5 years, guiding the business through a period of significant growth, before moving to Piramal Critical Care, as UK and Ireland Country Manager. Arriving at product launch stage, Rob built the infrastructure, commercial partnerships and sales force to drive the business from start-up to UK market leader for Sevoflurane within 2.5 years. Rob has a BSC (Hons) degree in Biology and Sports Science from Nottingham Trent University and is currently close to completing his Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma.
Helen Wilmshurst - Commercial/Marketing Manager
Helen has 14 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry working initially with ICI Pharmaceuticals, which is now AstraZeneca. Helen had many roles in AstraZeneca, ranging from international market research, market development in Eastern Europe, primary care sales (cardiovascular), specialist hospital sales (anaesthesia, microbiology, oncology) and finally Commercial Manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Helen has been Marketing Manager at King’s School, Bruton and has recently worked for several agencies targeting Key Opinion Leaders for pharmaceutical product development.
Helen has a Business Degree from Manchester and has the Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma.
Mandy Bridgewater - Key Account Manager
Mandy has over 20 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, working across both Primary and Secondary care, and also Mental Health. Mandy has had success in a number of companies, including Stafford Miller, Takeda, and Ashfield Healthcare. During this time she developed her skills in a wide range of therapy areas, such as ENT, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Diabetes, COPD, and Oncology. More recently Mandy has developed an excellent knowledge of Paediatrics through promoting the ADHD portfolio with Flynn Pharma for 8 years.
Jay Parikh - Key Account Manager
A Senior Sales and Commercial Leader with an outstanding track record in the UK Pharmaceutical and healthcare sector Jay can interact effectively with all NHS stakeholders. Enjoys major challenges and has a recognised talent for people and business development Fellow of the British International Doctors Association. 45 Years’ experience in senior leadership roles in Sales, Marketing & Commercial functions with Astra Zeneca (35 Years ).
Market Access, & coaching projects focused on Key Account management & customer development for launching new Brands with Astells, Zambon, Bayer & Stemhealthcare..
Rabeena Hussein - Key Account Manager
Rabeena is a highly motivated, driven, hard-working, and results orientated Key Account Manager. She enjoys a challenge and is solution focused. Rabeena has 18 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and was a nominee for the Pharma Times Account Manager of the Year Award in 2011. Rabeena has experience in a broad range of therapy areas, and in recent times has worked across Paediatrics and Oncology for Nutricia and Quantum, where she was involved at product launch stage and worked on market access, gaining formularies, developing guidelines, and converting these to sales.