Rich currently serves inVentiv Health as a Global VP for their Business Development team. In this capacity, Rich assists life science companies develop comprehensive commercial strategies for their pharmaceutical, biologic, or medical device product lines.
Rich began his career with Marion Laboratories and invested 11 years with the company as it transitioned to what is Sanofi today. During that time, Rich held various sales, marketing, and management positions as the company grew to become a world leader in the pharmaceutical industry.
After Marion, Rich moved to Andrx Pharmaceuticals and gain experience in both the brand and generic sectors of the industry. In addition, Rich assisted the company in launching a new venture into the health information technology space as the Vice President of Business Development.
Following Andrx, Rich embarked on several more entrepreneurial ventures in the pharmaceutical space, including serving as President of a manufacturing and distribution facility in Florida. He was then recruited to lead the startup of a specialty pharmaceutical company, Tiber Laboratories, focusing on the pediatric and dermatology space. During his tenure as President of Tiber, Rich acquired several products and launched a national field based sales team. Rich also built a pipeline of drug candidates to guide the company toward sustainable growth.
Following Tiber, Rich joined a Raleigh, NC based drug development firm as a member of the senior management team. Most recently, Rich has been the President of a sales training organization dedicated to the development of exceptional salesmanship and management.