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ROBERT DAVIDSON

142 West 76th Street #2


New York, New York 10023
347-935-6486
UK national: USA and EU work authorization
SENIOR MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING EXECUTIVE:
Life Sciences, Software Industry
Highly accomplished and adept executive with expertise forging business growth i
n demanding
software and life sciences industries.
*Identifies, defines and implements critical strategies and processes for improv
ed business
growth and productivity.
*Superior leadership skills necessary to facilitate projects in critical, volati
le environments and
negotiate profitable, advantageous contracts, including business acquisitions.
*Broad experience and knowledge in marketing and business strategy developed fro
m global
consulting, business ownership and Fortune 500 company employment.

New Business Development


Client Service
Strategic Operations & Marketing
Negotiations
Financial & Legal Management
Business Software Development
Bilingual: English/Dutch
Project Management
Proactive Leadership
Business Analysis
Acquisition Evaluations
Organizational Management
Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical Industry Expertise
Profit Growth

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
OPTIMI SYSTEMS LIMITED / OPTIMI CONCEPTS LIMITED, London, England * 2005-Present
Software and consulting firm specializing in pharmaceutical and life science bus
iness applications.
Director/Owner
Co-purchased with 3 other members software company and intellectual property. Le
d negotiations,
initial structuring of company and initial project for major US life sciences co
mpany. Oversaw and
maintained all financial and legal administration and process development includ
ing funding from
venture capitalists and banks.
*Directed and facilitated software tool development and implementation for multi
ple
pharmaceutical/biotechnology/life science industry needs including market analys
is, account
management and financial forecasting.
*Managed account level strategy planning tools development for nuclear medicine
and contrast
media business for GE Healthcare - $2.5M, 4-year project.
*Instrumental in development of contracts and business opportunities including l
anding new
project for GE Healthcare and Sanofi Pasteur.
*Wrote and published Marketing Planning for Life Science Businesses.
RSM ROBSON RHODES LLP MARKETING IMPROVEMENTS GROUP, PLC, London, England
1994-2005
Consulting firm based in London. Company acquired by RSM Robson Rhodes, LLP in 1
999,
(subsequently part of Grant Thornton).
Managing Consultant
Sold and managed projects including marketing planning, market analysis and mark
et entry
strategies, major account management, acquisition evaluation and international p
ricing strategies.
Assessed clientsi needs, developed proposals and managed presentations, negotiat
ions and
contract billing. Performed financial analysis, process mapping, IT evaluations.
RSM ROBSON RHODES LLP
Managing Consultant ContinuedO
*Led teams assigned to major European and global companies in life science, cons
umer goods
or business service industries (clients included Aventis, SmithKlineBeecham, Ast
raZeneca,
IBM, Black & Decker, Henkel etc).
*Collaborated frequently with senior client executives. Worked on projects inter
nationally
including projects and workshops in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America and
USA.
*Drove design, construction and implementation of marketing and financial planni
ng tools with e-
learning and workshop based training for Intercontinental Division of Aventis SA
n Project value
$5M+ and involved 800+ Aventis managers in 75 countries.
PHARMASYSTEMS LTD Bath, England and Morristown NJ 1989-1994
Software and consulting firm providing CRM systems to global pharmaceutical comp
anies.
Finance and Operations Director
Co-founder of business. Managed entire business cycle: raising venture capital a
nd bank finance,
building finance and IT organization for company with 70 staff and sales over $6
M delivering
systems used by 12 major pharmaceutical companies, and through negotiations for
sale of business
to American Express.
ADDITIONAL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
*Management jobs in Marketing, Business Planning, Finance and IT with Eli Lilly.
*Trained in the UK and progressed to Senior Audit Manager in The Netherlands at
top global
accounting firm, Price Waterhouse & Company.

EDUCATION/TRAINING
Bachelor of Science in Economics with Technology
The City University, London, England
Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Resigned
Price Waterhouse Accounting & Audit Training (also served as Trainer)
Eli Lilly International Manager Programs in Europe and USA