Ernst & Young LLP’s Kim Ramko Named to 2013 PharmaVOICE 100 List

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Ramko recognized as one of the ‘100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences Industry’ by leading industry publication

Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Kim Ramko, Principal and Advisory Life Sciences Lead, has been recognized by the life sciences journal PharmaVOICE as one of the ‘100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences Industry’ for 2013. Ramko was selected from a deep and impressive list of nominees for her collaborative, forward-thinking approach to solving the industry’s most complex challenges.

“Kim’s visionary leadership, innovative solutions and purpose-driven commitment to the life sciences industry are indeed inspiring,” said Bob Patton, Americas Advisory Vice Chair for the global EY organization. “Kim is a trail blazer in every possible way and we are thrilled that her groundbreaking industry collaborations and dedication to her practice and clients are being recognized.”

Nominations are submitted by the magazine's readership and editors select 100 individuals who are deemed to be a driving force in the life sciences industry.

Ramko’s currency with complex industry issues, broad management experience and strong technology background have established her as a trusted counselor to clients and a formidable leader to her colleagues. She has led the way for her team to help organizations build sustainable business models and collaborate effectively with non-traditional partners. Ramko has also made analytics a priority for the practice and has been a champion of working with clients to leverage big data as a competitive asset. As part of her selection, PharmaVOICE also highlighted Ramko’s dedication to helping women in the industry advance into positions of leadership.

“It’s truly an honor to be recognized alongside so many industry movers whom I deeply admire and respect,” said Ramko. “It is a privilege to work each day in an industry I love, with colleagues and clients who challenge me to imagine and strive towards great possibilities. Together, I’m confident we will find success in the patient-centric health care system of tomorrow.”

Prior to joining EY, Kim was the Global Life Sciences Solutions Managing Director at CSC for four years where she was responsible for global client accounts, solution development and acquisition planning along with practice management. She has over 23 years of experience managing business strategy, process improvement and large-scale information technology projects. Her areas of focus include business intelligence and analytics, health informatics, customer strategy and operational improvement and master data management.

She is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ramko’s profile and the full list of recipients appear in the August 2013 issue of PharmaVOICE magazine and is available at

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