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Marianne Lambertson

MSc, MSW

Chief Commercial Officer

Marianne is Chief Commercial Officer at tranScrip, where she brings extensive experience in the global biopharmaceutical businesses with a proven track record across a variety of therapeutic areas in Europe, Asia and the Americas. She is an accomplished leader with over 25 years of healthcare expertise in leading commercial and cross functional teams, with recognised success in strategic and organisational planning, new product planning, marketing and communications, media, and investor relations.

Marianne has worked in the global pharmaceutical industry including tranScrip, large pharmaceutical companies, small biotechnology companies and private equity ventures, for almost 30 years. Although her principal areas of therapeutic expertise are neuroscience, oncology and respiratory, she has experience in a number of therapeutic areas including anti-infectives and Women’s Health across small molecules, biologics and devices.

Leading organisations in both global and domestic strategic marketing, corporate and product communications, portfolio management and investor relations, Marianne is entrepreneurial and driven, able to adapt to fit the needs of diverse situations and partners, address complex issues by leading multiple teams, functions and resources, and comfortable working in multinational, multicultural and multifunctional environments. At tranScrip, Marianne is leading the business development teams, marketing and communications, and providing counsel to clients around all aspect of commercialisation, from pre-clinical to post-licensing.

Following several years in private practice as a healthcare provider, Marianne spent over two decades in the global biopharmaceutical industry working initially on psychotropic medications and eventually moving into numerous therapeutic areas for organisations including Schering-Plough (Merck), élan Pharma, Bayer Healthcare, as Vice President of Biologics, and Verastem Oncology as Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications, raising over $150 million. In 2010, she opened her own consulting practice serving as an advisor and partner to pharmaceutical and biotech across the US and Europe, collaborating with CEOs and other members of executive leadership, cultivating relationships and ongoing engagement with opinion-leaders, investors, analysts, media and other members of the scientific, commercial and financial community. Marianne joined tranScrip in early 2024 bringing her extensive experience to our clients.

In addition to her corporate positions, Marianne also sat on the board of Berke Executive Search, advising on the challenges within the biotech and pharmaceutical industry with a focus on the importance of strategic hiring and organisational structure and on the Innovations Outcomes Advisory Board, counselling clients through optimisation of individual, team, and organisational performance to achieve innovation, representing one of many industries to provide a fresh perspective and in-depth commercial expertise across numerous projects. Marianne has also sat on several non-profit boards, most recently Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, whose mission is to provide quality healthcare that is accessible to everyone regardless of socioeconomic status.

In addition to volunteering with youth and leadership organisations, Marianne is a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), the BioIndustry Association (BIA), the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS), the American Psychological Society (APA), and the National Association of Social Workers.

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