John McNamara

Principal Consultant, US Commercial Access, Market Access Consulting

Over the past 30 years, John has gained extensive commercial experience in the biopharma industry. Most recently, he was employed at Two Labs as vice president / specialty commercialization, where he worked with multiple biopharma organizations to help them prepare for commercialization in the US marketplace. He has also spent time at Shire HGT, AMAG, Santarus, Aventis, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Marion Merrell Dow, and Marion Laboratories. John has held several commercial positions, such as director of health care systems marketing; senior director of reimbursement, payer engagement, and market access; executive director of trade, national accounts, and reimbursement; and, national director of sales. He has extensive involvement in product launches for several categories, including specialty, ultra-rare orphan, oncology, cardiology, and gastroenterology, among other therapeutic areas during his career. John was highly involved with 16 new small molecule and 5 specialty, ultra-orphan product launches while working for manufacturers.  He possesses significant experience building multiple account management and sales teams from inception.

Jonh has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.