NEW YORK, September 10, 2012—Kantar Health, a leading healthcare-focused global consultancy and marketing insights company, today announced that Senior Vice President Ian Hicks will moderate an oncology roundtable at the Pharmaceutical Strategic Alliances Conference. The conference will take place September 17-19, 2012, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.
Mr. Hicks will moderate “Winning in Oncology: New Strategies for an Increasingly Challenging Arena” at 4 pm on Tuesday, September 18. The roundtable will feature oncology CEOs discussing how their companies remain competitive in the oncology space and sharing their insights on the challenges ahead in this complex market. Participants include:
- Lonnie Moulder, Chief Executive Officer, TESARO, Inc.
- Anthony Coles, MD, CEO, Onyx Pharmaceuticals
- David Parkinson, Venture Partner, NEA (Former CEO of Nodality)
- Chris Round, Head of Oncology, Merck
Mr. Hicks has significant oncology expertise, with over 37 years of experience in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. He has extensive therapeutic product commercialization experience and has conducted consulting engagements in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, focusing on strategic planning, product commercialization, product development, and in- and out-licensing.
Kantar Health is a Gold Sponsor of the Pharmaceutical Strategic Alliances Conference.
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