Michele Markus

Michele Markus brings a unique blend of content and context to lead Omnicom’s largest international
healthcare businesses around the world. Her background is in healthcare professional communications,
global commercial strategy, and organizational performance management consulting. Michele was with CDM New York for over a decade and most recently led the global commercial strategy consulting division.

Michele has commercialized specialty, oncology, primary care, consumer / OTC surgical and device products in more than 83 markets worldwide. Passionate about blazing new trails, Michele founded and led the CDM New York Emerging Markets and Established Products Group during which she did marketing secondments in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific.

She has been a repeat Keynote Speaker at the Annual Emerging Markets Commercial Excellence Forum. She is the Creator and Leading Expert on Strategic CartographySM, which helps biotechs, diagnostic and pharma companies commercialize in these shifting markets – breaking down traditional Global, Regional and Local mindsets. Michele was a Speaker at The 2015 Cannes Lions Health Festival on working in consolidation and collaboration models in healthcare: Consolidations – Beyond the FairyTale. She is also a Thought Leader on trends and best practices in international and emerging markets and was the Founder and Creator of SHIFT:Health – the private invitation-based healthcare exchange event which focuses on timely topics affecting the health industries and how to invoke actionable change. Michele prioritizes talent management as a differentiator in our industries and sits on the Governing Body for OmniWomen – Omnicom’s GlobalWomen’s Initiative where she focuses on international impact and expansion.

Currently, Michele is training companies on Intentional Innovation through the workshop series, Kaleidoscope Mind: Shifting Our Frameworks to Unlock Infinite Possibilities SM

Before joining CDM in 2004, Michele was a Senior Consultant with the Deloitte & Touche’s Organizational Performance and Communications Practice, where she worked with major pharmaceutical companies onmerger and change management activities.
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