Simon-Kucher & Partners Strengthens Expertise in the Life Sciences Sector with New Partner

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The Life Sciences division’s consulting services around commercial strategy will be led globally by Dr. Simone Seiter. The physician with many years of international experience in consulting is joining as a new partner at the Frankfurt office in Germany. 

The consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners is strengthening its portfolio of services for companies in the pharmaceutical and biotech, medtech, and consumer healthcare spaces by increasing its focus on commercial strategy. The newly established practice within the Life Sciences division bundles projects in which companies are supported in the market launch of new products and technologies. This includes prioritizing appropriate areas of application, identifying and evaluating market potential, and finally, developing and implementing successful go-to-market strategies.

As a new Simon-Kucher partner, Dr. Simone Seiter will be responsible for the practice’s commercial strategy activities worldwide. She holds a doctorate in dermatology and an MBA. Seiter has been working in the consulting industry since 2001, optimizing how clients use new and existing sales and marketing channels by developing innovative strategies, designing tailored brand strategies, and successfully establishing new drugs on the market together with her team. “Our experience and client network in the areas of commercial strategy, launch, and brand excellence perfectly complement the brand and reputation of Simon-Kucher & Partners, enabling us to successfully develop our consulting activities,” Seiter notes. Before joining the company, Seiter worked at Capgemini and IQVIA, and she currently sits on the board of directors at GenSights Biologics. She has considerable expertise in the most important pharmaceutical markets, particularly in the US.

Providing greater expertise for life sciences companies

Jörg Krütten, Global Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Simon-Kucher, is looking forward to expanding the division’s consulting activities with Dr. Simone Seiter. “Our aim is to provide clients with comprehensive support on all commercial matters related to the introduction of new products and technologies and to maximize return on their R&D investments. Excellence in the area of commercial strategy is an essential component in this regard, and we are very pleased Dr. Simone Seiter has decided to join us. She and her team have extensive international consulting experience, superbly complementing our specialist knowledge.”

 

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Simon-Kucher & Partners is a global consulting firm with more than 1,400 professionals in 39 offices worldwide focusing on TopLine Power®. Founded in 1985, the company has more than 30 years of experience providing strategy and marketing consulting and is regarded as the world’s leading pricing advisor.