Sammy Rashed and Giles Breault in India at CPhI's Better Selling to Pharma Forum

  Sammy Rashed and Giles Breault in India at CPhI's Better Selling to Pharma

  PR Newswire

  MUMBAI, India, November 12, 2013

MUMBAI, India, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

CPhI and The Beyond Group's Better Selling to Pharma   on the 11-12 December
2013 at Novotel Hotel, Mumbai, promises to be  India's first fully focused
forum   for Pharma partners and vendors on  how to become the partner of
choice for top pharmaceuticals . The forum will be  led by Mr. Sammy Rashed -
former director of productivity for Novartis AG and Mr. Giles Breault - Former
Chief Procurement Officer for Novartis AG.

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Sammy Rashed & Giles Breault, who are also the Founding members of The Beyond
Group, together have over 25 years of experience in creating successful
partnerships with Pharma vendors and suppliers.

At this two-day strategic forum, networking and knowledge meet on the same
platform through:

  *Case studies - Decipher how successful partnerships were created
  *Know thy decision makers - Network with 20+ top decision makers from the
    Indian and global pharmaceutical industry.
  *Show thy value - Let the top pharmaceutical decision makers know how you
    as an organisation bring value in the partnership
  *Round tables - Discuss with the pharmaceutical heads your challenges and
    roadblocks and come out with a winning strategy
  *Clash of titans - See both sides of the coin, expectations of
    pharmaceuticals vs. challenges of partners

Some key decision makers you would meet include:

Ranjit Shahani, CEO,   Novartis India

Nihar Medh, Senior Director and Head Strategic Sourcing and Procurement,  
Dr Reddy's Laboratories

Dr Mukesh P Kumar, Director and Clinical Research Lead,   Sanofi Aventis

Damodar Mantri, Director IT and BPE,   Dr Reddy's Laboratories

Ryan Viegas, VP Supply Chain and Procurement,   Watson Pharma

Dr Chirag Trivedi, Associate Director, Project Management and Strategic
Initiatives,   Sanofi Aventis

Tim Cummins, CEO,   IACCM

Dr Michael Henke, Professor and Chair,   Dortmund Technical University

Sammy Rashed, Former Global Head of Productivity and Procurement Strategy,  
Novartis AG

Giles Breault, Former Chief Procurement Officer,   Novartis AG

More can be found out about the Better Selling to Pharma on or the organisers can be directly
contacted on 91 22 6172 7001 / 

About UBM India:

CPhI Conferences is a UBM brand. UBM(LSE: UBM) organises more than 300 events
in 21 countries across industry sectors including food, pharma, energy,
property, aviation, telecom and more. Our expertise is a proven guarantee of
the quality of our events.

UBM India is a subsidiary of UBM plc, which is the second largest independent
exhibition organiser in the world. It is the largest trade exhibition
organiser in India, responsible for 26 exhibitions in different locations
across the country. The company is also involved in the organisation of
conference programmes throughout India and in the publications of trade
journals and magazines. For further details please visit the UBM India
website, .

 About The Beyond Group

The Beyond Group AG is comprised of influential senior executives and thought
leaders enabled and supported by established sponsors and partners from
academia, industry expert associations and a network of practitioners and
consultants allowing client companies to tap into a broad base of experience
and advise to provide breakthrough thinking and execution guidance along the
entire Productivity journey - from strategy development through to value

Contact : Suvidha Shetty, ,+91(0)22-61727001
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