Marketing Director, Duopa
Julie Fitzgerald is a strategic and analytical leader. She has a keen ability to formulate high
level strategies and effectively take them to tactical execution providing solutions to the patients that she serves. Julie creates unique, creative solutions to complex problems. Julie has
successfully lead multiple product launches, developed new distribution and operational
models, and provided insight to clinical development activity. Her work impacts her immediate team and the broader company.
Senior Director, Head Global Business Operations
Merck Serono, GCO
As a rising star in HBA, Michaela demonstrates her leadership, commitment to consistent high
performance and to the advancement of women in healthcare in her daily work. She is a creative and innovative problem solver who is able to bring along her team and engage her peers
with her vision and positive energy. She is recognized internally as well as by the outside community as a leader on industry initiatives aimed at productivity and efficiency gains.
Director of Strategic Intelligence, North America
Whether cultivating and managing GSK’s relationship with the MIT Media Lab, leading and
exponentially increasing employee participation GSK’s United Way campaign, or growing
the reach and impact of the HBA as the director of leadership activities, Erika’s contribution
to GSK and the people that make up the healthcare industry is significant, ongoing and supportive of a healthy world where individuals thrive.
Senior Product Director, CML Brand Marketing
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Reshema has been a successful leader at Novartis for more than 14 years and has demonstrated excellence in multiple roles. Her list of accomplishments includes marketing, sales,
sales training, change management and talent development. Her passion, drive and commitment are apparent to all who work with her. Regardless of the challenge, Reshema has
the ability to lead her teams and deliver results.
Executive Business Director, Sales
Amanda’s passion for patient health, and her leadership and commitment to her teams have
led to exceptional business results and respect from employees. She is a role model and a
champion for professional development, and inspires others to push boundaries, for themselves and for the company. With a diverse background, including legal, managed markets,
government affairs, marketing and sales, Amanda brings a unique perspective and we are
honored to name her our 2014 Rising Star.