Ryan assumes this role after serving on an interim basis due to the promotion of Al Pavucek to Ashfield Commercial and Ashfield Patient Solutions Global Chief Financial Officer. For the past three years Ryan has served as the Vice President of Finance for Ashfield Commercial and Ashfield Patient Solutions in the US. Ryan joins the US Senior Leadership Team in this new position, and will have full oversight of the finance functions for Ashfield’s Commercial Solutions, Market Access, Patient Solutions, and Medical Affairs business units in the US.
Ryan joined Ashfield in April 2015 as Finance Director of the Commercial and Patient Solutions businesses. He was promoted to the VP of Finance in April 2016. Ryan has played an integral role in the exponential growth of the Ashfield Commercial and Patient Solutions businesses over the past four years. During this time Ryan has led the integration of the US Commercial and Patient Solutions finance functions, the migration to Oracle as Ashfield’s ERP, and many other enhancements designed to add scale and functionality, enabling Ashfield to better serve clients of the US businesses.
“I am extremely excited and grateful for this opportunity, and I look forward to continued collaboration with our Senior Leadership Team in Ashfield US,” remarked Ryan. “I am proud of all that we have accomplished in the US as a company and look forward to continued growth. I want to specifically recognize our finance team here in the US for all of the hard work they have put in during a period of great change for our business, I appreciate every day that I get pleasure of working with such a dedicated team.”
Greg Flynn, Regional President, Ashfield US, notes: “As an organization we believe in promoting from within wherever possible. Through his contributions over the past four years, Ryan has proven himself ready to take on further challenges and responsibilities. Ryan is a great team player and collaborator, and has earned the respect of leadership at all levels of Ashfield and UDG Healthcare. We are excited to promote him to this role and look forward to many years of continued success.”
Prior to his time at Ashfield, Ryan spent 4 years at Publicis Touchpoint Solutions in a number of Finance roles of increased responsibility. Prior to Publicis, Ryan served in various finance and accounting roles in the financial services industry. Ryan holds a BS in Finance from St. Joseph’s University, and an MBA in Finance from Drexel University. He is currently a candidate in the Certified Management Accountant program, with expected completion in September of this year.