Life sciences training expert Jill Benko has been selected to join the LTEN Advisory Council. Her appointment begins immediately.
Benko, director of commercial training, Neurology and RA, for Sanofi-Genzyme, has worked in life sciences sales or training since receiving her degree in microbiology in 1998 from the University of Georgia. In addition to Sanofi-Genzyme, Benko has worked with companies including Chiesi USA, Aventis, UCB and Johnson & Johnson.
“I’m honored to join the LTEN Advisory Council, and I look forward to working with other council members and the Board of Directors,” Benko said. “In my career, I’ve been able to both receive and deliver training that impacts careers, and I’m proud to be able to work to support all LTEN members.”
“Jill is an excellent addition to the LTEN Advisory Council,” said Dawn Brehm, LTEN executive director. “The council assists and supports the Board of Directors in creating and leading programs and initiatives for LTEN members. Jill’s background as a sales representative, manager and training leader will help her become an active and productive member of the LTEN leadership team.”
The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network (www.L-TEN.org) is the only global 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization specializing in meeting the needs of life sciences learning professionals. LTEN shares the knowledge of industry leaders, provides insight into new technologies, offers innovative solutions and communities of practice that grow careers and organizational capabilities. Founded in 1971, LTEN has grown to more than 2,100 individual members who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies, and industry partners who support the life sciences training departments.
For more information contact Nannette Nolan, LTEN director of marketing communications, at nnolan@L-TEN.org.