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MEMBERNEWS AMAG PHARMACEUTICALS QSTREAM AMAG Pharmaceuticals has announced new appointments to its board of directors: Current board member Gino Santini has been elected chairman of the board of directors, taking over for Mike Narachi. In addition, James R. Sulat has been elected to serve as a new member of the board of directors. Qstream has announced significant enhancements to its award-winning solution, including a new "lightning round" delivery mode, expanded team competitions, sophisticated management reports, rebranded look and feel, and out-of-box localization in 10 languages. BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL Qstream also announced a partnership with Aquinas Leadership Group of Cary, North Carolina, which develops custom sales training solutions for the life sciences industry. Dennis J. Slamon, M.D., Ph.D., director of clinical/translational research and director of the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program, has joined the board of directors for BioMarin Pharmaceutical. HEALTH STRATEGIES GROUP Health Strategies Group has launched a new research service to help pharmaceutical marketers better understand how payers use health economics and outcomes research data when assessing treatment options. ILLUMINATE ST. JUDE MEDICAL David Brin, formerly of Ethicon, is now Director, Enterprise Solution Selling St. Jude Medical. TEVA Teva has named Erez Vigodman as CEO and president, effective February 11, succeeding interim chief executive Eyal Desheh, who will return to his previous position as chief financial officer. Illuminate has added two new members to its project management team: Jake Roeschley and Ryan Noonan. TGAS Kate Earle, PhD, an expert in adult learning, has been named to lead the TGaS® Advisors Training & Development team. INFORMA Informa Training Partners has launched a new workshop series, Learning on the Move: Workshops that Don't Sit Still. The interactive, experiential sessions offer a new approach to customizing live workshop experiences and focus on learner engagement. Informa also has launched a series of apps designed to meet customer needs, including self-paced and workshop gaming apps; decision support apps, customer profiling, and sales support tools. MERCK MILLIPORE Merck Millipore (known as EMD Millipore in the United States) has appointed Dr. Udit Batra as president and CEO. DR. UDIT BATRA MXM HEALTH MXM Health, part of Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, launched MultiTouch, its new Digital Learning Suite designed to increase sales force performance for pharmaceutical marketers. It enables pharmaceutical sales representatives, managers, and trainers to take an on-demand, active approach to training, learning and reporting. KATE EARLE TgaS also held a special half-day Oncology Field Force Summit on Incentive Compensation, attended by 22 people representing 14 companies. Submit Your Member News LTEN member companies are invited to submit new items for Focus magazine. Simply send your company announcements and people news - including new hires and promotions - to us! News items can be sent to Focus editor Tim Sosbe at QUESTIONMARK Questionmark has signed a global agreement with SAP. Under the agreement, SAP will resell testing and learning assessment technologies under the name SAP Assessment Management by Questionmark. The application will enable companies to create, deliver and analyze surveys, quizzes, tests and exams. FOCUS | SUMMER 2014 | 47

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Focus Magazine - Summer 2014

Focus Magazine
From the President: Clarity, Community & Career
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Guest Editor: Your Network and the Connection Ecomony
Front of the Room: Getting Your Head Right
Neuroscience: Neuroliteracy
Introducing LTEN: The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network
Communities of Practice: Learning in Action
Are We Living in a Post-LMS World?
Member Solutions: Measuring the Impact of Training
Selling as a Team Sport
From the Training Room to the Board Room
The Science of Changing Sales Behavior
Personalized Medicine: The Coming Revolution
Virtual How: Trends in Selling Models
Member News
Ad Index
Focus Contacts
5 Questions with Nigel Brooksby

Focus Magazine - Summer 2014