| 2nd March 2016
At Blue Latitude Health, we place a lot of importance on establishing and maintaining long-term, value-adding relationships with our clients. As a result of our continued focus on building trust and delivering results for Janssen, back in September 2015 we were re-appointed for another three years to provide strategic support and creative marketing services for their brand teams in the EMEA region.
We interviewed Wayne Atherden, Procurement Director Commercial Services at Janssen, our European procurement contact, to get a fuller understanding of his view on the issues facing brand teams and how agencies help to deliver value. Here is what he had to say.
Wayne: The shift has highlighted even more acutely the need to better understand our customers – where do they go for information, how do they prefer to interact with pharma companies, how do they get answers to their questions? We need to customise the channels we use to the type of healthcare professional (HCP), so as to optimise our investments and maximise impact.
As options have multiplied, we need to be more discerning, to focus on areas that really make a difference. Our agencies have a key role in helping us achieve this, by using market and customer insights to help shape our strategies.
| 12th April 2017
Cultural context is everything when you’re working with teams from a different background to your own. Senior Associate UX Researcher Dorottya Okros talks through the common communication and negotiation pitfalls of working with Eastern Europe and the CIS for British presenters.
| 5th April 2017
Channel strategy has long been a hot topic for pharma and is often regarded as the answer to many of today’s marketing challenges. Head of Brand Strategy Jenna Earl discusses these challenges faced by pharmaceutical marketers today, and if channel disruption is really the answer.
| 29th March 2017
Customer Experience Consultant Eimear Power talks through the process of developing Orello, a service for metastatic prostate cancer patients and their loved ones, in collaboration with Janssen.