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Mick O’ Leary

Mick O’ Leary

Regional President - Commercial & Patient Solutions

Mr. O’Leary studied for and received a MBA in Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, USA. Joined the pharma industry as Medical Representative with Lilly in 1992, graduating to Hospital Representative in 1995.

In 1998, he joined Pharmacia as a Hospital representative, and was soon promoted to Sales Manager. Over the next 4 years, Mr. O’Leary worked across many therapeutic areas including Neuroscience, Urology, Ophthalmology, Anti-infectives and Oncology, and ultimately became Hospital Business Manager in 2001.

More change in 2002, when he joined Janssen as Neuroscience Business Manager to help launch Risperdal Consta. In 2005, he moved to another area of the business, this time as Business Unit Director with responsibility for Pain, Gastro and HIV.

In 2008, Mr. O’Leary left to set up a CSO, Alchemy Healthcare. Alchemy was a CSO, with the express goal of building real partnerships with our clients in competition with Quintiles and Ashfield. It joined forces with Pharmexx in 2010, and in turn were acquired by Ashfield in 2012. Since 2013, he had been Managing Director of Ashfield Ireland and in that timeframe the company consolidated its position as Number 1 CSO with over 60% market share.

In 2017, Mr. O’Leary was appointed as Representative Director for CMIC Ashfield and Ashfield Healthcare Communications K.K.

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We provide insight-led multichannel solutions for our clients working on a global, regional or local level across Europe, the USA and Asia. Our clients trust us to deliver integrated programmes and campaigns targeted at multiple audiences that exceed expectations.

Our values

We are defined by the values we share

Our values guide everything we do. They motivate our attitudes, actions, decisions and relationships with customers, suppliers and each other.


We’re driven by an uncompromising commitment to quality because patients’ lives depend on it.


Our partnerships are built on trust, and that trust is earned by consistently delivering on our promises.


We’re committed to solving problems, being resourceful and thinking differently for our clients every day.


We have a wealth of knowledge and experience built up over many years, so there’s nobody better to safeguard your success.


Our energy, imagination and enthusiasm mean we can deliver your goals, whatever they are.

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