Paul Soenen , Executive Coach, Talent management at STRAMMER
Paul Soenen has an impressive 30 years’ experience in the Life Science Industry. He began his career in 1988 with American Cyanamid in an HR management position, before moving to a commercial role in Medical Devices. Over the next coming years, he took on ever expanding sales and marketing management responsibilities, in terms of breadth of portfolio and size of the organizations. From 1998 onwards, he was the General Manager of Tyco Healthcare Belgium. Since 2006 he has taken on European roles (in Covidien) with P&L responsibility across different countries and portfolios in Europe (including the big 5). In his most recent role he was a Business Unit Director France and Benelux for Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions (part of Medtronic/Minimal Invasive Therapy Group).
As President and Chairman of BeMedTech (The Belgian federation of Medical technology providers who represent over 200-member companies), Paul focused with the team on developing a clear strategy for the future. By increasing the federations’ relevance as a solution driven partner to all healthcare stakeholders and underlining the industry’s contribution to sustainable healthcare. As part of STRAMMER, he will be attending BeMedTech‘s 60th anniversary celebration, that we are co-sponsoring. For more information check out our announcement.
Paul’s aim is to focus on building the strength of an organisation through its people thus, ensuring the execution of the business strategy. Throughout his career, he has developed his teams to reach their full potential in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment and making them autonomous to maximise their performance.
“To succeed, you need to always keep an open mind, step out of your comfort zone, be willing to learn and put in the effort to commit to your own development. For me, it is key to be respectful of the people you work with”.
We are proud to have Paul within STRAMMER‘s team! His mentoring and inquisitive skills are great resources for our international clients.
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