What does it take to become a female leader in a Global Enterprise, and what do you see as critical to success when leading an organization during a healthcare crisis?
Forum hosted by both the AMCHAM Women and Healthcare Councils, with distinguished speakers from United Nations, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson.
Our distinctive leaders will share their secret recipes toward success and will focus on;
- How they managed their career to become senior leaders within some of the world's largest organizations
- How they support their people and embed a high performing culture during the pandemic
- Tools they have used to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion within their organization
- The impact of the pandemic on women in Thailand
Nadia Yu, is the Managing Director for Johnson & Johnson Thailand and Indochina. Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company, striving to improve access and affordability across our Medical Device, Pharmaceutical and Consumer Health portfolios. Nadia has extensive experience in the Healthcare Industry, previously holding positions on Global and Regional Management Teams as well as Country Management roles in ANZ and Singapore. Nadia is passionate about supporting the advancement of women and has also made significant contributions to industry, having held the position of Vice President for the Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industry and as Board Member and Chair of the Market Access Group for the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand. Nadia is currently on the Board of the Thailand Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association and is the Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce.
Deborah Seifert, Country Manager, Thailand and Indochina, Pfizer.
Deborah Seifert is currently Country Manager of Pfizer Thailand and Indochina markets (Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos) where she oversees Pfizer Biopharmaceutical Group operations. As Country Manager, she leads Pfizer in its purpose of bringing breakthroughs that change patient's lives. Her focus is on driving access to innovative medicines by exercising both internal coordination and engaging external top-level representatives to lead the conversation and drive positive changes for public health in the country. Deborah is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of in-depth and diverse experience in marketing, commercial operations management, and leadership at the local, regional, and global level within Pfizer. She has a record of accomplishment in managing various portfolios of products across therapeutic categories at Pfizer and a record of success in the strategic development of pipeline products.
Gita Sabharwal, Resident Coordinator, United Nations (UN) in Thailand.
Ms. Gita Sabharwal was appointed as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in March 2020 and arrived in Thailand at the onset of the COVID19 pandemic. In her role as the Resident Coordinator, Ms. Sabharwal is the representative of the UN Secretary General in-country and leads the UN Country Team, which is comprised of the representatives of the 21 UN agencies active in Thailand to support the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Ms Sabharwal is leading the UN’s work, in close partnership with the government, private sector, civil society and other key development stakeholders to address the impacts of the pandemic and to build back better and greener. She has close to three decades of development experience, and has worked in senior management and strategic leadership roles with different institutions. Preceding her appointment to Thailand, she was the Peacebuilding and Development Advisor at the United Nations in Sri Lanka.
, General Manager, Baxter Healthcare