Mark Thompson

National Sales Director, Neuroscience

Mark Thompson is currently the National Sales Director at Takeda, leading the neuroscience sales team. He is a natural leader with over twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and a strong track record of exceeding expectations. He started his career at AstraZeneca and has experience in a variety of roles including sales, marketing, sales management and market access.

Mark is a strong strategic thinker who thrives on ambiguity and loves the challenge of working in complex, competitive environments. He is a creator of performance-driven cultures that supports getting the best out of his people and himself. He with his wife and two young boys and spends too much of his free time at hockey arenas and soccer pitches coaching his kids.

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Day 1: Sep 14, 2022

1:20 pm

1:20 pm


The COVID Experience and Building Resilient Teams Amidst Chaos

It became increasingly difficult for reps and managers to maintain a positive outlook in the face of the unpredictable challenges they encountered during COVID. Stay a step ahead of your competitors by ensuring your sales team is meeting patient, customer and organizational goals. Take away strategies to:

  • Create a variety of opportunities to support your people’s unique personal and professional needs to improve their overall well-being
  • Establish how to set clear and realistic business objectives while reinforcing priorities that will keep your team focused on what matters the most
  • Foster a culture that encourages risk taking, failing fast and self-development in a time where it has never been more important
  • Highlight the importance of collaboration, celebrating success and recognizing individual and team contributions

Day 2: Sep 15, 2022