Lewis Baird

Director European Operations – Business Development

Lewis was a Global Sales Leader for the Largest global CRO, with 7 Years of Experience Delivering Over-Quota CRO Sales. As a Director of Business Development of Quintiles in the Presidents Club in 2015 Lewis was one of eight top performers to meet with the CEO to discuss future leadership. With his primary focus on opening new accounts within European small & medium size biopharma, Lewis accomplished 300% of his 2014 sales target by leading key mid-size accounts in emerging regions (CEE, Russia and Israel).

Key strengths and competencies:

  • Sales & marketing operations (management of people and business plans)
  • New Business Development (at International and regional levels)
  • Account Management
  • Bid Defense Management
  • Sales & marketing operations (management of people and business plans)
  • Clinical Trials I-IV
  • Contract Negotiation
  • CRO Environment
  • Brand management

Lewis Baird’s career in business development and scientific management began immediately after his university graduation with his management level entry into Nextlevel Pharma (in Slovakia) – a business intelligence provider catering specifically to the information needs of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices industries. It provides intelligence and business contacts that enable senior managers to make optimal strategic and operational decisions.

As Global Head of Business Development at Datatrial LTD, Newcastle, UK; Datatrial is a niche biometric CRO based out of Newcastle, UK and North Carolina, USA, providing the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with tailored solutions in data management, EDC/paper CRF, statistical analysis and medical writing; he further developed competencies in:

  • Clinical Data Management/EDC
  • Clinical studies phase l-lV
  • Direct Marketing/Sales Promotions
  • New Business Development
  • Direct Marketing/Sales Promotions
  • Account Management
  • Team Building
  • Networking/Conferencing
  • Sales Management