|SKILL SET * Growth strategies/new opportunity identification and development * Scientific strategy/best practice/scientific excellence implementation * Strong technical expertise (research and product development) * Cross-functional experience: regulatory affairs, marketing, licensing, legal, clinical, etc. * Broad background in consumer healthcare (OTC's and medical devices) * Proven record of new product development (representing $1B+ sales) * Ability to conduct and interpret consumer tests and translate consumer needs to products * Strong ideation, innovation, and claims generation skills * Leadership of cross-functional, highly matrixed global teams * Extensive expertise in identification and development of high growth opportunities * Supervision of technical experts, formulators, and administrative staff of all levels * Extensive experience in open innovation, licensing and outsourcing * Comprehensive network of global opinion leaders and track record in leveraging consultants * Strong negotiation skills * World-recognized expert in oral healthcare R&D * Working relationship with FDA, Professional, Industry and Research Associations NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS * Led the development of EPT, the world's first lateral diffusion (stick-based) pregnancy test * Developed the current formula for Listerine, the world's leading mouthwash * Led R&D on numerous solid, liquid, and semi-solid dosage forms on global brands including Rolaids, Benadryl, Sinutab, Lubriderm, Trident, Dentine, Aquafresh, and Sensodyne * Invented neuronal-based biosensors, a new class of biosensors * Assembled and directed one of the industry's first non-destructive analysis labs * Identified, in-licensed, and drove commercialization of GSK's largest selling oral care device * Developed process for pipeline development for GSK's Venture Group * Identified and led R&D process for licensing Aquafresh White Strips * Created a new global platform as key growth area for GSK Consumer Healthcare * Identified and licensed early-stage medical device concept ($1B opportunity) and drove it to clinical prototype within 6 months * Led numerous multi-national due diligence teams, including technical due diligence on Block Drug acquisition|
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