Leobardo Hidalgo, who lived in Puerto Rico as a child, recently came back to the island to head commercial operations at the local BMS affiliate, which has been performing remarkably well. He highlights a portfolio of transformational medicines matched with the local team’s patient-centric approach and knowledge of the ecosystem as the key driver behind this performance. Now the affiliate is gearing up for upcoming product launches. In addition to commercial activities, he also breaks down the firm’s manufacturing and clinical footprint on the island, which contributes to fostering the next generation of Puerto Rican talent in the pharma sector.
The advantage of working across diverse systems is that you develop an ability to identify their constants and particularities by comparing and contrasting them