New sales boss for GHX Europe

Bob Thurston joins healthcare software specialist

Robert Victor Thurston has been appointed the new vice president of sales at healthcare software and services specialist, GHX Europe.

Responsible for the management of all the sales aspects of the business in Europe, Thurston will develop and implement the annual sales plan and direct the execution of market, specific penetration and expansion plans. He will also focus on the implementation of new commercial initiatives targeting the healthcare provider market, allowing them to implement a broader scale of solutions to drive the optimisation of the supply chain.

Michel van der Heijden, president of GHX Europe, said of the appointment: “Bob’s vast experience in the healthcare sector will be of a great benefit to our company and country teams.”

An experienced executive, Thurston has led major efforts on behalf of a variety of international companies in the areas of sales, business development, professional services and consulting. Prior to his current role he served as general manager, commercial effectiveness EMEA for IMS Health, the world’s leading resource of market intelligence for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Prior to this, he held several international key positions with companies such as Oracle, Liquent and PHT Corporation.

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