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Simon-Kucher Expands its US-Based Commercial Strategy Capabilities within its Healthcare & Life Sciences Sector with the arrival of Kevin Baruzzi

Joining the firm as a Partner, Baruzzi will support clients in preparing and executing successful commercial product launches both in the US and globally

[Boston, MA], [May 9, 2023] –Global consultancy Simon-Kucher is expanding its commercial strategy capabilities within the US market with the addition of a new Partner, Kevin Barruzi. Baruzzi, who will be based in the firm’s Boston office, will work alongside colleagues in the firm’s Healthcare & Life Sciences sector both within the US and internationally.

Baruzzi is a credentialed veteran with more than 10 years of progressive growth in the life sciences industry. His expertise spans new product planning strategy, brand and launch strategy, as well as product and portfolio growth strategy. Baruzzi is a demonstrated leader in a growth stage environment as an early team member at both ClearView Healthcare Partners and Prescient Healthcare Group. With a strong background in international client work, having worked with stakeholders in the US, Europe, and APAC, Baruzzi has a deep interest in pharma and biotech projects related to new product planning/early commercial, in-line commercialization, and cross-functional efforts.

“I’m delighted to join an organization with such strong capabilities and reputation in the life sciences space,” said Baruzzi. “I’m looking forward to partnering with exceptional colleagues to drive impactful, strategic decision-making for our commercial and cross-functional pharma and biotech clients, particularly with respect to their US and global strategies. Given the high-quality work product and brilliant team assembled, the sky is the limit.”

A graduate of Brown University, with a double concentration in Sc.B. Neuroscience and A.B. Economics, Baruzzi previously held positions as Vice President / Global Chief of Staff, Advisory at Prescient Healthcare Group and as Associate Principal at ClearView Healthcare Partners.

Simon-Kucher’s Healthcare & Life Sciences sector has been an industry leader for more than 35 years, helping companies along the healthcare value chain to drive innovation succes and commercial effectiveness. With highly-experienced teams based across the US, Europe, and Asia, the firm provides global delivery capabilities combined with deep local market expertise to address the specific commercial challenges of its clients.

About Simon-Kucher

Simon-Kucher is a global consultancy with more than 2,000 employees in 30+ countries. Our sole focus is on unlocking better growth that drives measurable revenue and profit for our clients. We achieve
this by optimizing every lever of their commercial strategy – product, price, innovation, marketing, and sales – based on deep insights into what customers want and value. With 37 years of experience in monetization topics of all kinds, we are regarded as the world’s leading pricing and growth specialist.

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