Steering Group

The Marketer of the Year steering group and judging panel comprises both senior industry leaders and key stakeholders. This esteemed committee of professionals provides a vital role in helping PharmaTimes to design the competition so that its content accurately reflects the latest business thinking and the environment in which marketers are working.

By including marketers’ customers on the judging panel we are able to ensure that PharmaTimes Marketer of the Year competition both identifies those individuals and teams who understand the needs of the customer, and rewards the best marketers in their field.

Who are the steering group?

Sabina Syed (Chair) Managing Director Visions4Health
Mark Lawson (Vice Chair) Senior Commercial Lead Mundipharma
Debbie Bevan Consultant Academie
Jonathan Dancer Managing Director Redbow Consulting
Sam Grove Commercial Director Oberoi
Gary Killington Managing Director PI Partnership
Daniel McCormick EMEA Brand Director Lenvatinib HCC Eisai
James Kay Director Penlan Pharma
Lisa McCurdy Marketing Director Celgene
Fiona Bride Market Access Novartis
Barbara Brese Consultant  
Larushka Mellor Global Pricing and Market Access ICON plc.
Mark Fisher Brand Team & Marketing Excellence Manager Abbvie


Key dates

Entry Opens
Entry Closes
Finals day – Singles
Finals day – Communications Team
Finals day – Cross – Functional Team
Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Sales Awards linkcommunication team of the year link