NEW YORK, July 8, 2011—Kantar Health, a leading healthcare-focused global consultancy and marketing insights company, has appointed Werner Guminski to the position of CEO, Kantar Health Commercial Strategy. He was most recently CEO, Global Practices, at Kantar Health.
In his new role, Mr. Guminski will be responsible for developing Kantar Health’s commercial strategy, which will focus on client strategy, portfolio strategy and innovation. He will continue his focus on Global Practices.
“Werner’s business management experience and more than 20 years with our company make him well-qualified to take on this new role of ensuring our research and consulting services address both current and future marketplace needs,” says Lynnette Cooke, CEO of Kantar Health. “He has long been intimately involved with clients and in developing Kantar Health’s portfolio.”
Mr. Guminski has experience in prescription brand and stakeholder management and global pricing and reimbursement strategies. He had been Managing Director of TNS Healthcare Germany, a Kantar Health legacy company, since 1989 and has been responsible for global portfolio development since 2007. Mr. Guminski joined the Board of Kantar Health as CEO for Global Practices and Region Europe in 2009.