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Akram Youssef

Commercial - Strategic Planning - Marketing - Market Access - Business Development

Akram Youssef
41 years old
United States (New Jersey)
Professional Status
Open to opportunities
About Me
Accomplished global executive led and developed a range of diverse and complex pharma sector businesses with proven sales, marketing, market access, commercial operations, strategic planning, portfolio strategy and business development track record of success on both inline and pipeline assets for large, complex organizations globally.
Courageous and decisive P&L business leader with proven track record of achieving aspirational organizational objectives having profitably turned around an under-performing businesses exceeding goals consistently.
Influential business leader having led and contributed to executive committees, strategic initiatives and global programs shaping and driving strategy for multinational organizations.
Insightful strategist and change agent having overcome resistance and gained buy-in to successfully execute key strategic initiatives.
Passionate customer advocate skilled at balancing both internal and external priorities having eliminated barriers to access in various markets around the globe.
Strategic partner skilled at influencing and collaborating with global, region and local networks across a complex, matrix structure capable of establishing sponsorship and consensus under highly resistant and challenging conditions.
Authentic leader with a proven track record of building, investing in and empowering teams.
  • First MENA Brand KPIs Dashboard
  • MENA Brand Sub-Teams who led synergy, high-added value, cross-country solutions like Molecular Monitoring Report Standardization, CgA Suspect - Detect Campaign and NavigaTOR
  • First Zykadia Accelerated Launch Plan, Submission in KSA prior to the availability of Swiss CPP on a Fast-Track basis
  • First Cross-Functional MENA Forums in 2015
  • First Harmonized Brand Plans
  • First BM Enabled Coaching LCT Release
  • First MENA NOW I&II Program
  • First MENA Message Recall and FF Effectiveness Market Research
  • First Digitally Organized MENA Summit in 2015
  • First Assessment Center for Brand Managers' Selection and Recruitment
  • First Peer-Coaching Program
  • First MENA Brand Manager Development Center BMDC
  • Go Live for GSK acquired assets: Algeria 30th April, 2015 and Gulf & Levant May 12th, 2015 in a flawless integration planning / execution