Changing Commercial Model for Pharmas & Biotechs Requires a New Generation of Leaders - Case Studies of Success

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 General News J E 4
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 21 The retiring baby boomers havechallenged businesses across industries to replace knowledge while developingnew leaders. Pharma, biotech and health care companies especially are facedwith tough workforce challenges around sourcing, performance management,engagement and retention as they adjust to a new commercial model that willrequire new thinking around leadership and talent management programs. It is anew generation of leaders at companies like Pfizer, Genentech, Merck, Johnson& Johnson, GSK, Eli Lilly and others, who are pressing to make this new modelsuccessful in light of difficult economic times.

Industry leaders will address the various dimensions of this topic anddiscover fast-acting tactics and successful long term strategies throughdynamic case study presentations, themed networking breaks and events,facilitated interactive discussions and more at the 10th Annual HumanResources Conference: Leadership Development -- Finding, Growing & RetainingTop Talent (view the full conference agenda at, sponsored by Best Practices, LLC'sGLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL, June 4-6, 2008, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel,Sarasota, Florida.

Register at by Friday to receivethe special group hotel rate.

Leading pharma, biotech and health care companies have already joined thespeaker and attendee roster; including Genentech, Johnson & Johnson, ShirePharmaceuticals, Cardinal Health, Medrad, Vistakon, Hospira and others. Makearrangements today to join us and don't allow your company to miss thisnetworking opportunity with GLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL members, guests andrepresentatives from Fortune 500 companies to exchange best practices andlessons learned on this timely topic.

Sneak Peak -- Download a complimentary excerpt of recent research on "TheHigh-Performing Pharmaceutical District Sales Manager: Current Trends & FutureDirections for Success" at

For more information on this year's working conference, contact ShelleyAlfred-Watkins at 919.767.9254 or

Best Practices, LLC's GLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL( is an innovative research, benchmarkingand networking service for business executives in pharmaceutical and lifesciences, consumer and industrial products manufacturing, financial servicesand other industries to promote top-line revenue growth, cost reduction andinnovative problem-solving.

SOURCE Best Practices, LLC


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