Theresa DeSantis has been driving consumer-centric Market insight and New Product due-diligence for 25 years working with Industry leaders such as Bayer, J&J and GlaxoSmithKline. She has most often been the bridge between Marketing and R&D teams enabling each of them to appreciate the value in bringing an holistic solution from what may appear to be disparate points of view. She has worked across many Product Categories including Drugs, Cosmetics and Medical Devices. Her brand building efforts has resulted in the successful market performance of more than 100 products.
Dr John O'Mullane recently transitioned as global head of Innovation, Research and Development for Bayer Consumer Health based in Basel, Switzerland back to his home in the US. Prior to his position at Bayer he was Chief Scientific Officer for Merck Consumer Care and was on the Management team that divested the Merck Consumer Care asset. He has led Innovation, R&D efforts at Schering-Plough and GlaxoSmithKline. He started his Industry career with Ciba-Geigy in the area of Drug Delivery. His teams have launched hundreds of new products across virtually every Consumer Healthcare Category. He is known for his Rx to OTC switch expertise having been active in the Switch and life-cycle management of 10 switch molecules including Claritin, Zegerid, MiraLAX, Oxytrol, Singulair, Nicorette and Tagamet. He and his team have developed hundreds of products across every Category. He is knowledgeable in all areas of New Product Development including concept development and assessment, formulation, scale-up to manufacturing, Medical, Regulatory and Post-Market support.
After 25 years in the industry, Theresa and John have decided to change business direction professionally and to change the direction of the Industry. We have created a business partnership with like minded-colleagues who will be announced shortly. We intend to leverage our experience and expertise and work with amazing partners across the world to bring new products to the marketplace. Now, we want to share our combined passion for developing truly Consumer-centric products that are distinctive and differentiated.
We use the broad array of tools to innovate and specialize in the design thinking-led approach pioneered by institutions such as Stamford and companies such as IDEO. We earnestly believe – and have evidence to prove by market performance – that products and services designed with consumers on behalf of consumers is the missing ingredient in many products developed today. Our expertise in Consumer Healthcare will empower your team and outfit them with the edge they need to succeed.
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