Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014
NAPW honors Georgina Wood as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Wood is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in pharmaceuticals. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
“My key responsibilities are to proactively identify new areas where technological innovations can add value and purpose, and to deliver ‘fit for purpose’ solutions in response to business needs,” says Ms. Wood, Director, Technology Innovations at Novartis, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland.
A senior manager with more than 20 years of global pharmaceutical experience in the areas of animal and human health in the UK and the United States, Ms. Wood expertly leads a team of qualified technical professionals at Novartis. She routinely interacts with a diverse cross section of departments and groups such as biometrics and statistical sciences, statistical reporting, clinical data and reporting standards, scientific operations, methodology, medical writing and project management as she skillfully manages a project from inception through development to delivery.
Ms. Wood is a highly effective Director who leads by example. Her strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and expansive industry knowledge fosters excellence and success in her entire team. “The most rewarding and challenging part of my role is to find out what motivates each individual to reach their full potential while achieving our goals,” she says.
Awards & Accomplishments: Master's, Oldham University, Computer Science; currently involved with THUSE
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