Thomas Buchholz is a Senior Partner at Simon-Kucher and based in Cologne, Germany. Thomas has been a member of the global Pharma and Biotech practice within Simon-Kucher's Life Sciences activities for more than 25 years. During this time he has developed national and international pricing and marketing strategies for most of the top pharmaceutical companies in many different countries throughout the world and all major therapeutic areas.
He specializes in market access, pricing, and reimbursement of pharmaceutical products. Market opportunity assessment, market segmentation, competitive positioning, lifecycle management strategies, and forecasting are further areas of special interest.
In the last 12 years, Thomas also has been working extensively in all major vaccine market segments across the globe.
Thomas received his masters degree in business administration from the University of Bielefeld. In 1988 he worked for RJR Nabisco in Trier, Germany and Winston-Salem, North Carolina before joining Simon-Kucher in Bonn, Germany, as a consultant in 1989. From November 1999 until December of 2005, he worked at the Boston office of the company.