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Rick Kates

Senior Director, Business Model Innovation, Consumer

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  • Focus

    Contributions are valued by peers

  • Accountability

    Thoroughly contributes in all areas

  • Sense of Urgency

    Consistently responds in a timely fashion

  • Team

    Frequently supports and responds to peers

Skill demonstrated on Convet.it

Product Launch
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Product Development
Medical Devices
Marketing Strategy
Commercialization
Global Marketing
Pharmaceutical Industry
Business Strategy
Business Development
Program Management
Pharmaceutics
Hardware Diagnostics
Diabetes
Sales
Change Management
Market Analysis
R&D
Team Building
FDA
Business Process Improvement
Process Improvement
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Clinical Development
Life Sciences
Team Leadership
Digital Strategy
Hospitals
Sales Effectiveness
Lifesciences
Clinical Research
Great Motivator
Interpersonal Leadership
Product Innovation
Timely Decision Making
Patient Engagement
Communication Skills
Cross-cultural Teams
New Product Ideas
Diabetes Care
New Product Implementations
Business Process
Team Facilitation
Leading Change
Japanese business culture
Launch Products
Delivering Results
In Vitro Diagnostics
Telehealth
eHealth
menu Summary

I am a Senior General Management "Intrapreneur" with a sustained track record of delivering results in multiple roles, across healthcare sectors and global markets:
- Driving increased revenue and profits in challenging competitive geographies.
- Ideating, developing and successfully commercializing new products in regulated global markets with a passion for innovation & user centered design.
- Initiating and executing business strategies and new business models in international environments.
- Designing and implementing systems and processes to enhance organizational accountability, performance and quality.
- Creating, leading and nurturing cross functional / cross cultural / cross organizational teams.
- Adapting and thriving in situations of ambiguity, change management, and challenge.
- Solving problems / realizing opportunities with focus, decisiveness and urgency.

Key Competencies
• Commercial Leadership
• New Product Innovation to Commercialization
• Translating Strategy to Market Activation
• Developing Teams and People
• Former Expat
• Internal and External Partnering

E-Mail: ajkates@hotmail.com

work Experience

Senior Director, Business Model Innovation, Consumer

Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

February 2017 - Present

Responsible for strategy and business model innovation integrating health technology with our iconic consumer brands.


Domains of experience:

Product Launch
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Product Development
Medical Devices
Marketing Strategy
Commercialization
Global Marketing
Pharmaceutical Industry
Business Strategy
Business Development
Program Management
Pharmaceutics
Hardware Diagnostics
Diabetes
Sales
Change Management
Market Analysis
R&D
Team Building
FDA
Business Process Improvement
Process Improvement
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Clinical Development
Life Sciences
Team Leadership
Digital Strategy
Hospitals
Sales Effectiveness
Lifesciences
Clinical Research
Great Motivator
Interpersonal Leadership
Product Innovation
Timely Decision Making
Patient Engagement
Communication Skills
Cross-cultural Teams
New Product Ideas
Diabetes Care
New Product Implementations
Business Process
Team Facilitation
Leading Change
Japanese business culture
Launch Products
Delivering Results
In Vitro Diagnostics
Telehealth
eHealth
stars Convetit Experience

Recent Open Board Activity:

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Asked a question on the "Consumer Goods, FMCG, Packaged Goods" Open Board

FMCG
CPG Industry
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Consumer Products
Consumables
Consumer Packaged Goods Marketing
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Fast Moving Consumer Goods Business Development
Home Products
Strategy
Sales
Marketing
Change Management
Clinical Research
Market Research
Retail