Congratulations to the Honorees, Winners & Finalists!

2023 LTEN Excellence Awards

The Trainers & Training Teams awards category Winners (Practitioners) are:

All-Star Teams

  • AbbVie Global Learning Team
  • Bayer Masters In Training Core Project Team

Emerging Leaders

  • Chris Sumter, Associate Director of Employee Experience, Novo Nordisk


  • SK Life Science

Quality, Research, Development and Medical (QRDM) Training Innovation, Impact & Efficiency Award

  • Philips Healthcare

Training for Change

  • Eisai Commercial Training and Development

The Industry Partner Awards Category Winners (Providers) are:

Industry Partnership

  • Springer Healthcare and BeiGene


  • TiER1 Performance

Learning Content

  • Unboxed Training & Technology

Meet the 2023 LTEN Members of the Year!

Jill Benko

Director of Multi Brand Commercial Training and Development, BioMarin Pharmaceutical

Iain Boomer

Global Learning Director, AbbVie

Jennifer Lalli

Senior Director of Business Development & Marketing, Encompass Communications and Learning

Join us in Congratulating the Chuck Pearson and Field Trainer Scholarship Recipients...

This memorial scholarship provides educational opportunities to hard-working and highly motivated life sciences learning and development professionals in hopes they will continue the legacy of educational service to others and commitment to life sciences training. Learn more about the scholarship and honorees.
Congratulations to this year’s honorees!
  • AMA AGUMEH, Learning and Development Program Manager, Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • STEVEN LOPEZ, Training Manager, Janssen Oncology
The field trainer scholarship highlights and rewards field trainers who have completed innovative training projects and demonstrated ahead-of-the-curve thinking. Learn more about the scholarship and the honorees.
Congratulations to these two standouts!
  • AMY LANG, Associate Training Manager, Astellas Pharma US
  • MARK SCHUSTER, Senior Executive Sales Specialist, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Mark your calendar! We announce the award winners and celebrate these honorees at a live-streamed ceremony at the LTEN Annual Conference on June 14.

Important Dates

  • Call for Entries Open – October 31, 2022
  • Call for Entries Close – January 30, 2023
  • Judging Begins – February 15, 2023
  • Judging Concludes – March 8, 2023
  • Announce Finalists – Week of April 3rd
  • Digital Poster Art Due – May 2, 2023
  • Live Awards Ceremony & Live Poster Presentation – June 14, 2023

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