PRLog - July 27, 2012 - TORONTO -- Monday, July 30, 2012
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CONTACT: Sue Lambert, Pharmexx Canada Inc.,
Pharmexx Canada Names Hans Christian Hansen Managing Director
International pharmaceutical executive joins Canadian pharmaceutical solutions provider
BRAMPTON, Ont. -- Pharmexx Canada Inc., the leading supplier of Contract Sales (CSO) services to the Life Sciences industry in Canada, today announced the appointment of Hans Christian Hansen as Managing Director.
As part of his new role, Mr. Hansen will lead the expansion of Pharmexx as Canada’s preferred commercialization partner for companies across the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical technology and functional foods sectors.
"I'm delighted to join the dynamic Pharmexx team and help drive growth in close partnership with our customers. With our international network, and more than 27 years of successful pan-Canadian experience creating demand with effective sales solutions, we are in a strong position to further develop our innovative service offerings in accordance with our customers’ needs in a rapidly changing marketplace,”
Mr. Hansen has 14 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development and alliance management from markets across Canada, Europe and Asia. He began his career in 1999 with LEO Pharma of Denmark, where he worked at corporate and local levels in commercial roles with increasing levels of responsibility.
In 2008, Mr. Hansen joined Invida of Singapore, the leading pharmaceutical commercialization services company in Asia Pacific, as strategic business unit director and member of the Executive Committee. He has a Master of Science in International Business and Modern Languages, holds a Diploma of the Nordic Pharmaceutical Industry Association (Lif), and has completed INSEAD Executive Leadership Training. As volunteer advisor at the MaRS Healthcare and Life Sciences practice in Toronto, Mr. Hansen pursues his personal passion to support innovation and growth of our local industry.
Pharmexx Canada is an affiliate of Pharmexx International (GmbH) of Hirschberg, Germany, which employs more than 4,500 sales representatives worldwide and is ranked as the number one CSO in Europe. Pharmexx represents 250 clients worldwide including the top 25 multinational pharmaceutical companies supporting Sales Solutions, Brand Management, and Health Management Services in emerging and mature markets. Canadian operations were established in 1984, with headquarters in Brampton, Ont., near Toronto.
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Sue Lambert, Pharmexx Canada Inc.