Melton Mowbray 17 October 2011
Melton Mowbray 17 October 2011......Bridgehead International is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Teale as Principal Consultant.
Chris joins Bridgehead from AstraZeneca, where he was Director of Global Pricing and Market Access (Oncology) and brings with him extensive practical and academic experience within the pharmaceutical industry, across both Marketing and R&D. He has held a number of leadership positions at both a Global and European level, having previously been Director Health Economics, Pricing and Reimbursement and Access at Allergan and Portfolio Planning Manager at Ciba-Geigy in Switzerland.
In his market access roles, Chris has developed global pricing strategies for a wide range of products and therapy areas including personalised healthcare products and orphan drugs. He led the “Innovate for Access” programme at AstraZeneca which identified creative and innovative approaches to overcoming market access hurdles.
Chris has a BSc in Mathematics from Newcastle University, and has studied at Loughborough University (Management Information Systems) and INSEAD Business School (Marketing for International Business). He is also an occasional lecturer on health economics / pricing and reimbursement on the TOPRA / University of Wales MSc course.
Bridgehead International CEO, Timothy Fitzgerald commented; “Pricing, reimbursement and market access represents perhaps the greatest area of challenge for the pharmaceutical, device and diagnostics sectors”. “Chris’s experience and expertise will be invaluable to our clients as they seek to develop strategies which are up to the challenge”.
Notes to editors:
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Contacts at Bridgehead International:
Wendy Daunt, Marketing Executive
Tel: +44 (0) 1664 503 719
Timothy A J Fitzgerald, CEO
Tel: +44 (0)1664 503 700