Carsten Thiel is a person who has worked as an executive in the healthcare industry for many years. He is presently the head of EUSA Pharma’s European business activities. Throughout his career, he has marketed medicines including in North America, Europe, and Aisa. His most important concern is making sure that he markets these medicines in a way that is ethical and responsible.
He was born in Berlin, Germany. Always a very good student, Carsten Thiel became a student at Marburg University where he studied chemistry. He wanted to experience other forms of education and so he emigrated to the United Kingdom and studied at the University of Bristol. He graduated with a degree in biochemistry. He then attended the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry where he earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology.
His first job after college was at Hoffman La-Roche. Carsten Thiel started out as one of this firm’s communications and product managers before advancing on to higher level positions. He was very successful in marketing a new medical product which led to his career doing marketing designed for medical professionals and the general public.
One of the early medical products marketed was for weight loss. Companies often oversell these products in their marketing campaigns, making promises that they really can’t deliver. Carsten Thiel never took this approach because he regards it as highly unethical.
He instead provided realistic marketing for this product that nonetheless very successful. He saw that customers are quickly disenchanted with a medical product that doesn’t produce the results they were promised.
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