Over 20 yrs of experience in the Pharmaceutical & Chemical Industries in business management, marketing & sales, market access, consulting, strategy and research; Worked in Global, Regional & Country-level organizations; Key roles & responsibilities have included: Driving Global Strategic Planning & Operations for a mid-size diversified Pharma Company (with products in Neuroscience, Fertility, Oncology, Endocrinology & Metabolism
Over 20 yrs of experience in the Pharmaceutical & Chemical Industries in business management, marketing & sales, market access, consulting, strategy and research; Worked in Global, Regional & Country-level organizations; Key roles & responsibilities have included: Driving Global Strategic Planning & Operations for a mid-size diversified Pharma Company (with products in Neuroscience, Fertility, Oncology, Endocrinology & Metabolism therapeutic areas); For a Top-5 Pharmaco - Business Unit Head driving sales growth and new launches in both primary & specialty medicine in therapeutic areas such as CNS, Transplant, Infectious disease, Ophthalmology, Respiratory, Bone/Pain, Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Anti-infectives, and Vaccines; Expertise with accelerating growth in Emerging Markets, Market Access (Regulatory Affairs, Portfolio, Pricing & Reimbursement, Tender management, and Supply Chain), and Strategy in the pharmaceuticals industry; Management Consulting experience with a top-3 Firm for global leading Pharmaceutical and Medical device clients; Marketing, Business Development, Research & Development in the Specialty Chemicals Industry; Qualified by a PhD in Chemical Engineering and an MBA in Finance. Worked and lived in India, USA, Switzerland and Malaysia.
Specialties: Strategy & Operations; Business Management, Marketing & Sales (with P&L responsibility) management. Healthcare - Primary & Specialty Medicine; Market Access; Emerging Markets, Strategy, Growth strategy and commercial initiatives driving growth in the pharmaceutical and medical device space.
Vice President, Global Head of Strategic Planning & Operations @ Leading three core centers of excellence - Global Strategic Planning, Global Marketing Excellence, and Global Business Intelligence and Forecasting, in providing critical support to the Global Business Franchises (General Medicines & Endocrinology, Fertility, Oncology, Neurology & Immunology, and Medical Devices) and Global Commercial Teams of Merck Serono more broadly. Responsibility for the full Strategic Planning Process in support of the short- and long-term objectives of the global Merck Serono Pharma business including supporting key launches in Oncology/immuno-Oncology. From August 2015 to Present (3 months) Billerica. MAHead, Operations & Strategy, CS&O @ Heading the Strategy and Operations function within the Customer Strategy & Operations group of Novartis General Medicines. Leading projects that cut across CSO Centers of Excellence (Strategic Insights & Analytics, Business Operations, Salesforce Effectiveness, and Digital Medicines). Leading efforts on key cross BU projects related to Data Strategy and Specialty Excellence. Driving adoption of Data Services offshoring for select CS&O services, improving medical-commercial collaborations, CS&O budget management and CS&O Leadership team governance. From June 2013 to July 2015 (2 years 2 months) East Hanover, New JerseyFranchise Head, Neuro Science & Ophthalmology (NSO) @ Franchise Head with full marketing & sales (P&L) responsibility for the Neuroscience and Ophthalmology franchise business in Malaysia. Key products include, GILENYA (an innovative oral therapy for treatment of Multiple Sclerosis), EXELON (Alzheimer's Disease), TEGRETOL/TRILEPTAL (Epilepsy), CLOZARIL (Schizophrenia), COMTAN/STALEVO (Parkinson's Disease), RITALIN (ADHD), LUCENTIS & VISUDYNE (wet-Advanced Macular Degeneration). Member of Malaysia Pharma Leadership Team (PLT) From January 2013 to June 2013 (6 months) MalaysiaHead, Hospital/Specialty Business @ Business Unit Head responsible for Hospital/Specialty portfolio including products in areas such as, CNS, Transplant, Infectious Disease, Ophtha, Respiratory, Bone/Pain, Biosimilars and a portfolio of Primary Care mature products From April 2012 to December 2012 (9 months) Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaHead, Mass Market/Primary Care Business, Malaysia @ Business Unit Head for the Mass Market (Primary Care) Channel in Novartis Malaysia with P&L responsibility. Leading a team of 100+ in Sales and Pharmaceutical Marketing. Therapeutic areas managed include Cardiovascular & Metabolism (hypertension, hypercholestremia, diabetes, etc.), Anti-infectives, and Vaccines. Member of NVS Malaysia Executive Committee/Management Team. From July 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 9 months) Head, Market Access, Group Emerging Markets (GEM) @ Part of the GEM global management team responsible for Market Access (Regulatory, Pricing, Reimbursement, Listing, Tenders, and innovative market access models) in all smaller emerging markets with Novartis presence (93 countries spanning 4 continents). GEM is a new cross-divisional concept to accelerate business in smaller emerging markets. Responsibilities include working closely with country organizations and external stakeholders to register, seek optimal pricing & reimbursement for, and launch innovative products from across all Novartis divisions - pharmaceuticals/innovative patented molecules (Pharma), high-quality generics (Sandoz), Vaccine & diagnostics (V&D), Consumer health (OTC medicines, Cibavision and Animal health). From January 2009 to June 2010 (1 year 6 months) Director, Corporate Strategy @ Work focused on driving growth initiatives across 4 businesses of Novartis - Innovative prescription drugs, generics(Sandoz), Vaccines and Diagnostics (former Chiron) and Consumer health (Over-the-counter(OTC) medicines, Animal health products, and Cibavision), in strategic emerging markets. Efforts led to the formation of a new corporate initiative - Group Emerging Markets (GEM), which is a new business model for Novartis to accelerate business in smaller emerging markets. From May 2006 to January 2009 (2 years 9 months) Engagement Manager @ Served clients in the healthcare and medical device industry on a variety of areas including, growth strategy, licensing and acquisition, R&D, lifecycle management, and post-merger integration. Supported specialty chemicals and private equity clients on topics ranging from strategy and due-diligence to post-merger integration and sales force effectiveness. Managed McKinsey teams of 2-3 associates, multiple client teams, and worked closely with senior client executives and Mckinsey partners. Contributed to client and knowledge development efforts, recruiting and led an office training initiative. From September 2001 to April 2006 (4 years 8 months) Marketing Manager, Group Leader R&D, Sr. Research Scientist @ Customer focused R&D -Performace Chemicals (Photocurable Monomers) followed by a short stint as Marketing Manager Performance Chemcials (Gas Hydrate Inhibitors). Authored & presented 3 Research papers and awarded 4 US Patents. From January 1997 to September 2001 (4 years 9 months) Summer intern @ Summer internship in Process R&D group From May 1994 to August 1994 (4 months) Graduate Engineer @ Graduate Engineer at BPCL refinery in Bombay. From June 1987 to June 1988 (1 year 1 month)
MBA, Finance @ New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business From 1998 to 2001 PhD, Chemical Engineering @ Michigan State University From 1990 to 1996 M.Tech., Chemical Engineering @ Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi From 1988 to 1990 B.E., Chemical Engineering @ Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee From 1983 to 1987 Arvind Mathur is skilled in: Strategy Development, Business Strategy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Devices, Emerging Markets, Management, Market Access, Sales Management, Marketing Management, Business Management, Launching Of New..., Management Consulting, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategy, Strategic Thinking, Training, Sales Effectiveness, Product Launch, Analytics, Diabetes, Cross-functional Team..., Regulatory Affairs, Neurology, P&L Management, Vaccines, Infectious Diseases, Leadership, Market Analysis, Hospital Sales, Commercialization, Competitive Intelligence, Competitive Analysis, Global Marketing, Biotechnology, Oncology, Pharmaceutical Sales, R&D, Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceuticals, Therapeutic Areas
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