Ashfield Meetings & Events recently welcomed Debbie Liberio to our leadership team. Debbie joins as Business Development Director, working from our Ivyland office in the United States.
Debbie has over 20 years of experience in the pharma and life sciences industry, including over six years in pharmaceutical sales. After completing a degree in biology, Debbie began her career as a medical technologist at St. Christopher’s Hospital For Children, before moving into more sales-focused roles.
As her career has evolved, Debbie’s experience has allowed her to develop advanced skills in executive level business development at all types of organizations including biotech as well as medical associations and large academic institutions. Additionally, Debbie has extensive expertise in preparing and responding to tenders, developing strategic meetings management programs, generating scopes of work and contracts with both small and large healthcare-focused organizations.
Debbie commented: “I am thrilled to be part of an organization with such extensive areas of expertise as the Ashfield Division. Their approach to meetings and events is innovative and unique in the sector. It is very rewarding and energizing to be part of such a professional and strategic leadership team and I am relishing the opportunity to making an impact by addressing the challenges and change that face both the business and its clients.”
Gavin Houston (CEO Americas) remarked: “Debbie is an outstanding sales professional and I am delighted to welcome her to the Ashfield Meetings & Events team. With her solid background in business development as well as life sciences, I look forward to Debbie’s contributions in identifying and promoting strategic solutions for new and existing clients. Her experience will certainly help ensure our organization continues to be a leader in the meeting planning industry.”