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All-Star Teams AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Sage Therapeutics and Takeda Pharmaceutical

By April 8, 2020April 8th, 2021Focus On Training

 

 

 

All-Star Teams AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Sage Therapeutics and Takeda Pharmaceutical

At the 5th Annual LTEN Excellence Awards, teams from AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Sage Therapeutics and Takeda Pharmaceutical were honored as finalists in the All-Star Teams category. The team members are:

CVRM (CV, Renal, Metabolic) Training Team, AstraZeneca

The CVRM training team successfully partnered with the business to deliver on several key priorities, including a product launch in a new area, a competitive selling skills learning experience and a continuing education platform that elevated clinical acumen for 3,000 representatives.

  • Chris Quinn, director commercial learning and development, CVRM
  • Chris Staino, CVMD trainer
  • Tony Papola, CVMD trainer
  • Michael Eugene, CVMD trainer
  • Danielle Guarini, CVMD trainer
  • Donna Weatherford Brown, commercial learning manager, CVMD
  • Sharon Moy, renal trainer
  • Robert Rogers, Ph.D., commercial clinical training manager

Business & Leadership Development Team, Boehringer Ingelheim

The team developed and implemented a comprehensive Coaching Academy to build the best leaders and coaches, a multi-year program that in less than one year developed and executed six coaching academies that every regional leadership team (300+ leaders/coaches) attended together.

  • Jay Pulawski, associate director, business & leadership development, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Doug Cox, associate director, business & leadership development, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Karla Shaffer, associate director, business & leadership development, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Summer Ellison, associate director, business & leadership development, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Milt Lowder, Ph.D., performance psychologist, Synergy Performance
  • Drew Brannon, Ph.D., performance psychologist, Synergy Performance

Center for Excellence, Genentech

The team banded together and found efficiencies related to training support, coordination, logistics, planning and communication. In addition to restructuring the way work was done, the team supported 266 trainings and 534 requests with minimum disruption to training teams.

  • Zack Rhoades, associate director
  • Aryal Afifi, manager
  • Curt Peterson, manager
  • Briana Rodriguez, training coordinator
  • Anna Indig, training coordinator
  • Denise Foye, training coordinator
  • Lisa Annuzzi, training coordinator
  • Sarah Ansari, training coordinator
  • Wennie Conedy, training coordinator
  • Mustafa Karim, training coordinator
  • Fatema Mosammem, training coordinator
  • Traci Zech, training coordinator
  • Julie Walsh, training coordinator
  • Mark Anorico, training coordinator
  • Lauri Binsfeld, training coordinator
  • Aisha Saylor, training coordinator
  • Shamy Kor, training coordinator
  • Melissa Perseveranda, training coordinator
  • Mike Anorico, training coordinator
  • Taylor Milla, training coordinator

Commercial Learning & Development, Gilead Sciences

The department established itself as a valued and trusted business partner by partnering strategically with the commercial organization to assess learning needs, create innovative training solutions and support pull-through initiatives aimed at driving business results, elevating the curriculum for more than 1,100 individuals.

  • Laura Briggs, director, commercial learning & development
  • Danielle Davis, senior director, commercial learning & development
  • Marianne Ward, director, commercial learning & development
  • David Nguyen, executive director, commercial learning & development
  • Mike Sanfilippo, manager, commercial learning & development
  • Angela Nordhus, associate director, commercial learning & development
  • Jerry Bosnjakovic, manager, commercial learning & development
  • Andrew Nemiccolo, director, commercial learning & development
  • Jona Kota, senior manager, commercial learning & development
  • Aleshni Singh, senior manager, commercial learning & development
  • Trent Berrier, director, commercial learning & development
  • Chris Van Vleet, associate director, commercial learning & development
  • Sean Collins, director, marketing
  • Dan Cullen, manager, commercial learning & development
  • Kathryn Tawakol, director, commercial learning & development
  • Dawn Korth, learning operations, commercial learning & development
  • Fortune Gutierrez, administrative coordinator, commercial learning & development
  • Lisa Talbott, manager, commercial learning & development
  • Chris Brann, senior manager, commercial learning & development

Commercial Training Team, Sage Therapeutics

Only one year old, the team has crafted performance competencies for all field employees, created the company’s sales model, built out the learning and development infrastructure, onboarded more 300 new employees and created award-winning training.

  • Leslie Mason, director, commercial training
  • Taylor Spector, Ph.D., associate director, commercial training
  • Chuck Karvelas, associate director, commercial training
  • Jared Pollino, senior manager, patient support services trainer
  • Taryn Westerkamp, senior field trainer, commercial operations coordinator

Trintellix Commercial Learning & Development Team, Takeda Pharmaceutical

Based on new clinical study data that was added to the product label for Trintellix, the team was able to deliver an exemplary training workshop that created patient empathy and elevated the confidence and capabilities of the salesforce to communicate the new data and shift customer mindsets.

  • Stacy Hyde, manager, neuroscience multi-channel marketing
  • Tania Apostal, project manager
  • Jim Galante, lead, commercial leadership & development

 

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