Vice President of Global Marketing

Danaher   •  

Cincinnati, OH

15+ years

Posted 242 days ago

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Job ID: MAM000452

About Us

In December 2014, Devicor® Medical Products, Inc. was acquired by Leica Biosystems, part of the Danaher family of companies. Leica Biosystems is the global leader in anatomic pathology solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. The combination of the two companies uniquely positions us to develop integrated patient-to-pathology solutions for the diagnosis of cancer.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Mammotome brand is sold in over 50 different countries throughout the world. Mammotome remains committed to its heritage of advancing technology for early detection of breast cancer, providing support and education for clinicians worldwide, and offering breast care information for patients.

Devicor Medical Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.


The Vice President of Global Marketing is responsible for leading marketing activities for the purpose of maximizing the sales and profitability of Devicor Medical Products, Inc. in the global marketplace.

Leads the Global Product Marketing team to manage the financial performance of the Company's products and procedures by ensuring appropriate decisions are made and actions are taken regarding:

Marketing Planning and Execution derived from the Business Strategy

Global product management – strategy and tactical support, including portfolio performance, pricing, NPD requirements and external alliances

Product launch planning, execution and partnership with countries to support global launches.

Development of clinical and workflow evidence

Global brand and trademark management.

Lead Digital marketing efforts

Execution of global rationalization strategies and tactics.

Management of Quality and Supply Chain issues on global basis (i.e., back order communication, global manual allocation, etc.)

Global View/Mindset experience

Driving Innovation and Growth

Formulates and translates strategy into actionable tactics on a daily basis

Keeps up to date regarding market trends, competition and healthcare policy

Leads the development and performance of direct reports. Fixes targets and measures achievement; Fosters and develops a “best team wins” culture.

Applies DBS in all areas resulting in a lean and efficient commercial organization and assures the Daily   

Management/Process Orientation

Other duties as assigned


Minimum of 15 years of management experience in Marketing or a related field required.


Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or a related field required.

MBA preferred, but not required.

Medical Device/Health care experience

General Skills/Competencies/Specialized Knowledge

Communication – Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization. Expresses ideas clearly and simply both verbally and in writing. Promotes timely, ongoing flow of information to others. Communicates and listens effectively in order to develop and maintain key business relationships.

Interpersonal Skills – Ability to work with co-workers and customers, both internal and external, of all levels. Ability to professionally interact and build constructive and effective relationships with all levels and functions within the Company. Ability to effectively interface with others on behalf of the organization. Influences key business partners and customers to achieve mutually beneficial results.

Presentation Skills – Demonstrated ability to present 1:1 or in group settings. Delivers a clear and compelling message tailored to the needs of the audience.  

Initiative – Ability to work well independently and exercise appropriate judgment under general direction. Ability to prioritize workload, goals and tasks consistent with the department and corporate objectives. Ability to take direction from multiple sources and manage conflicting priorities in an effective and efficient manner. Ability to multi-task, completing concurrent projects within given time frames and managing interruptions and change requests. Takes initiative to establish new processes and methods to support a variety of coordination activities.

Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic to solve problems. Probes all sources for answers. Looks beyond the obvious. Enjoys solving tactical and process problems. Applies appropriate theory and principles, expert judgment, and cross-functional expertise to address a broad range of complex problems.

Decision Making – Makes timely, sound decisions based on analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment. Utilizes a high degree of creativity and latitude. Relies on extensive experience and good judgment to ensure that expectations are met and that business objectives are achieved.

Strategic Agility – Anticipates future trends and consequences. Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies/plans. Sets priorities wisely and knows how to make tough resource allocation decisions. Continuously finds ways to forward strategic initiatives.

Adaptability – Embraces and adapts to change and demonstrates a willingness to learn. Reactionary and adaptable to abrupt changes, arising issues, extreme time pressures, and other exigent circumstances. Ability to respond quickly to change, and to prioritize actions to meet customer needs.

Trust and Integrity – Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization. Accepts responsibility for one’s own decisions and actions. Demonstrates honesty. Keeps commitments. Behaves in a consistent manner and is open, honest and trustworthy.

Teamwork – Builds high performing teams and interacts productively with commercial partners. Works collaboratively and cooperatively with many teams cross-functionally. Energetic and willingness to work closely with all team members to achieve success. Possess and demonstrate the ability to form strong partnerships with cross-functional partners and transfer these understandings.

Motivating Others – Creates motivating environment. Empowers others. Inspires and motivates entire organizations. Assists in building cohesive teams, bringing out the best from peers while fostering teamwork and collaboration.

Negotiation/Influence – Ability to persuade others. Builds consensus and gains cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals. Negotiates skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups. Settles differences without disruption. Wins concessions without damaging relationships. Ability to be both direct and forceful as well as diplomatic.

Leadership – Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of purpose. Leads and influences inside and outside of the organization to accomplish goals. Rallies support behind the vision. Demonstrates effective leadership and a sustained record of success.

Managing Others – May be responsible for direct reports and accomplishing work through outside resources. Demonstrates change management skills. Demonstrated strengths in organization development, planning and communication. Provides team members with the opportunities for learning and personal career growth. Takes timely action to address performance issues.

Customer Orientation – Demonstrates a keen understanding of various customers’ needs and utilizes a variety of Devicor resources to provide solutions and a compelling value proposition.

Project Management – Ability to plan, organize and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

Financial Management – Ability to understand financial processes and can aid in the preparation and justification of budgets. Skilled at monitoring expenditures and uses cost benefit thinking to set priorities.

Healthcare Industry Knowledge – Understanding of key business issues that exist in the medical device and healthcare industries, i.e. health care economics and trends, state and local laws, regulatory requirements.

Risk Taking/Judgment – Inner confidence to take risks and learn from experience. Courage to grab opportunities or discontinue non-value added programs.

Analytical Skills – Strong analytical skills. Identifies and understands relevant trends, opportunities, needs and market direction within the medical device industry. Proven ability to analyze and interpret data, to provide guidance, data driven decisions and recommendations.

Process Management – Ability to figure out the processes necessary to accomplish business objectives. Organizes people and activities. Understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow. Knows what to measure and how to measure it. Identifies opportunities for synergy and integration. Simplifies complex processes.

Global/Business Perspective – Shows understanding of issues relevant to organization on a global scale. Keeps up to date with current practices and trends. Has and uses cross-functional knowledge. Strong grasp of business concepts and related issues. Achieves objectives across varied international conditions. Effectively leverages local skills.

Computer Skills – Proficient computer system based tools including Microsoft Office applications, presentation, project planning, flow charts, e-mail, web browsers and spreadsheet software.


Must be able to travel up to 40% of the time; both domestic and international travel may be required.

Typical work related travel assignments range 3-5 days, and as such overnight, out-of-town stays are required.

Work Environment And Physical Demands

Typical office environment – accommodations will be evaluated where needed