New press release out today from the offices of Thought Leader Select:
April 12, 2012 (CHAPEL HILL, NC)—Thought Leader Select, a North Carolina-based consulting firm supporting the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Bell as its newest sales executive for the American market.
Bell comes to Thought Leader Select with a solid track record of experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, working as a field hospital representative in support of critical new drug launches in multiple therapeutic areas and disease states, for companies including Allergan, Capellon Pharmaceuticals, and Auriga Pharmaceuticals. In addition to his in-the-field experience and perspective on collaborating with key opinion leaders in medicine to promote effective new treatments, Bell also brings experience gleaned from his time at Clinsys Alterna, a contract research organization (CRO). In his business development role at Clinsys Alterna, Jason consulted with biopharmaceutical industry executives to deliver customized solutions in support of phase I-IV clinical trials.
Jason Bell is a 1997 graduate of California University of Pennsylvania, with a degree in psychology.
“I’m already enjoying my work, speaking with clients and prospective clients about their needs for medical marketing and medical science outreach to health care professionals,” stated Bell. “This company is a great match for my experience and the skills I developed in pharma, CROs, and talent management organizations serving life science companies over the last 15 years. The work we do at Thought Leader Select gives companies a consultative, problem-solving approach to various strategies, in-house research and analytics, and actionable recommendations and advice for effective launches of new drugs, devices, and diagnostic tools.”
“We are thrilled to have Jason Bell join our business development team at Thought Leader Select, renewing our commitment to bringing our industry expertise to every phase of engagement we have with clients in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics industries,” stated Kristen Smithwick, Vice President of Business Development, Marketing, and Strategic Planning at Thought Leader Select. “He understands the healthcare industry from a number of perspectives and knows the importance of engaging with the right key opinion leaders and centers of excellence in support of new and established products to promote better patient and public health.”
Interested prospective clients should contact Jason Bell by email at jbell@thoughtleaderselect or by phone at 919-815-3234.
About Thought Leader Select
Thought Leader Select is a consulting firm that serves the biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics industries from its headquarters in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Founded in 2006, Thought Leader Select has partnered with over 30 leading healthcare companies in support of hundreds of new and existing treatments to promote better patient and public health.
With advice bolstered by an in-house research team with over 100 years of combined industry experience, Thought Leader Select has advised companies on strategies in support of medical marketing, medical science outreach, and payer initiatives in over 18 therapeutic areas and 50 disease states and conditions. In-house research assessments include the identification and profiling of thousands of key opinion leaders and hundreds of centers of excellence in areas such as neurology, oncology, cardiology, diabetes, HIV, and Parkinson’s disease. The company offers a full complement of research support and engagement tools to promote better collaboration with medical professionals, including engagement planning, online scenario planning, and professional impact network mapping.
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