Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Brian Walsh

Director, Endocrinology Business Operation, in Rockland, MA
Joined EMD Serono in January 2009

What are your current responsibilities?   
As the Director of Endocrinology Business Operations, I lead several initiatives aimed to positively impact the business results of our therapeutic area, ranging from resource deployment to performance tracking and longer-term strategic planning.

What do you enjoy most about your work?    
The variety – I get to work across all four of our promoted Endocrinology brands on a range of topics, from month-to-month business performance to longer-term initiatives. I also get to work regularly with many great people across our organization – global marketing, multiple cross-functional stakeholders in the US, our brand marketing teams and our 85+ member Endocrinology field-based team.

What makes our company attractive as an employer?
It’s a strong global company with a great employee culture. Every day our work involves providing treatments and solutions for patients in need.

Which of your childhood hobbies are now covered in your job?
Most of my childhood hobbies were team sports (basketball, football, rowing). All require collaborative teamwork and to some extent critical thinking – which are also the two most important elements of my job today.


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