The only reason why Vivek Hattangadi exists is to help the personnel in the pharma industry get proper learning and development opportunities.
His focus is on the developing the skills of the young brand managers and the frontline sales managers who are the future building blocks of the industry.
Vivek Hattangadi, a perpetual learner, carries with him 46-years learning experience in the pharma industry. He has been mentored by legends like Late Prof. Chitta Mitra and
Late Prof. Tarun Gupta.
He started his career as a sales-cum-delivery boy with a pharma stockist, worked hard to become a medical representative. He has substantial experience in sales
management as well as brand management. He went on to be the Vice President of an Indian transnational pharma company.
Vivek Hattangadi even today (i.e. before Covid-19 era), actively worked in the field along with the field staff of clients. This helps him get deep insights. He has also
worked in Dhaka and Gazipur in Bangladesh and knows the pulse of the doctors of Bangladesh.
And therefore, the tips he gives in his sessions, both off-line and on-line are in sync with today’s world realities.
He then blends his learning’s with academics. Nothing which is theoretical and cannot be applied at the place of work!
Vivek Hattangadi has authored six books on pharma branding, marketing and sales.
This includes “WHAT THE PHARMA CEO WANTS FROM THE BRAND MANAGER”
and “HOW TO GET DOCTOR’S ADDICTED TO YOUR BRAND: 13 UNSHAKABLE
LAWS OF PHARMA BRANDING”.
The sixth book was very recently released, ‘WHAT MADE YOU A MID-LEVEL
MANAGER WILL NOT LEAD YOU TO THE C-SUITE: ARE YOU READY FOR THE BIG
Vivek Hattangadi is also a guest faculty in many pharma business schools.
Vivek Hattangadi, Mentor & Advisory Panel, PharmaState Academy represents PharmaState Academy at India and International levels.