Marco W.

Pharmaceuticals | Healthcare | Oncology | Communications | Brand Management | Investor Relations

United Kingdom
English, German

Senior global communications professional with extensive exposure to multiple industries. Expertise: product launch and brand management, strategic communications, issues management, investor relation...see more

  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Vice President

GCI Health
11 months
Current position
Nov 2021 - Present
GCI Health is one of the most highly recognized global integrated healthcare communications agencies in the world, with recent industry honors including being named 2021 PRWeek Global, ...see more

Healthcare Communications Consultant

Various
2 years
Nov 2019 - Dec 2021
GCI Health Oncology Communications for Sanofi and Employee Engagement Communications for Boston Scientific. TMG360 Media Conceptualization, strategy, and execution of product and corpor...see more

Director Corporate Communications

Amicus Therapeutics
1 year
Jan 2019 - Feb 2020
Priorities as first DCC included: improving communication processes; developing messaging for gene therapy program with UPenn; raising SOV in rare disease space. Major success: CEO, Joh...see more

Vice President Reputation & Risk Management

Syneos Health Communications
6 months
Aug 2017 - Feb 2018
Developed messaging for clinical stage therapies focused on rare diseases and ophthalmology. Contributed data research and market insights to value narratives for pre-commercial therapi...see more

Director Global Communications Oncology

AstraZeneca
1 year
Jun 2016 - Jul 2017
Directed global communications for a portfolio of personalized lung cancer treatments. Responsible for Phase 3 and 'Full Approval' communications for Tagrisso®. Collaborated with patien...see more

Associate Director Product Communications

Boehringer Ingelheim
3 years
Apr 2013 - Jun 2016
Directed full spectrum of global pre- and launch communications for Jardiance® in type 2 diabetes. Managed country communications for Germany, including: launch, market access and advoc...see more

Actor

Various Film Production Companies
9 years
Nov 2012 - Nov 2021
I engage in television and film acting when not in a full-time career position or on a project. Excellent tool to maintain and enhance non-verbal communications skills.

Director Media Relations

Pfizer
2 years
Feb 2009 - Oct 2010
Responsible for Emerging Markets of Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Structured and implemented integrated regional media programs with diverse product messaging. Coordinated...see more

Manager Communications

E.ON Sverige
3 years
Apr 2006 - Dec 2008
Guided corporate communications activities for Nordic countries ex-Sweden. Member of Global CSR team; launched a power company; continued as regional IR contact. Organized Capital Marke...see more

Manager Investor Relations

E.ON
2 years
Nov 2003 - Apr 2006
Practiced successful communications with buy- and sell-side analysts and institutional investors. Counseled, organized roadshows and penned speeches for CEO, CFO and other C-Suite. Sign...see more

Structured Finance Specialist

E.ON
2 years
Jan 2002 - Nov 2003
Completed analysis and due diligence for M&A projects in the European power and gas sectors. Structured deals with financial institutions for assets acquired in Eastern Europe.

Assistant Vice President Project Finance - Energy and Utilities

Commerzbank AG
5 years
Mar 1997 - Dec 2001
Pitched and structured greenfield and debt-refinancing deals in the European utility sector. Led contract negotiations, built financial models and supported relationship management. Fir...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences

Expertise

  • Crisis Communications
  • Press Releases
  • Social Media
  • Corporate Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Investor Relations
  • Internal Communications
  • Reputation Management
  • Oncology
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Product Launching
  • Video Post-Production
  • Brand Management