Deborah Schnell Joins TSP

leading efforts for sales force expansion engagements

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor Strategy Partners (TSP), a leader in the people business since 1969, is pleased to announce the addition of Deborah Schnell, Vice President, Managing Director, leading efforts for sales force expansion engagements.

Schnell brings over 30 years of experience working with world-class sales and marketing organizations, including 20 years specifically focused in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Having worked in direct sales, professional communications platforms, and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Schnell has proven to be successful in elevating sales organizations to optimal levels of productivity.

"I have spent much of my career in pharmaceutical sales and I appreciate the importance of the sales rep. In this complex and changing environment, TSP's proprietary technology, software, and uniquely customized methodology are engineered to accelerate sales rep performance and reduce turnover. The opportunity to bring this critical solution to clients, is why I joined TSP," commented Schnell.

Drew Rothschild, Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Executive & Professional Search, added, "The sales force remains the most expensive and the most important promotional resource. Having lead the business development efforts for two separate contract sales organizations, Deb understands the value of hiring the right rep. To that end, her passion and commitment will serve our clients well."

Most recently, Schnell served as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing at MNG Direct, a multichannel communication platform, that connects the pharmaceutical and life science industry with their target HCP's. She was responsible for building and managing a high performance business development team while expanding revenue opportunities through the development and conception of alternative markets.

Schnell's previous experience includes President of Sales and Strategic Planning at Healthy Advice Networks (now Patient Point), a place-based media and patient education company. She also served as Executive Vice President, Business Development, at PDI Inc., a leading health care commercialization company, purchased by Publicis Healthcare Communications Group. She was responsible for growing their $350 million dollar sales and marketing services business, as well as leading PDI to over 50% market share in a highly competitive category.

Schnell brings further sales force expansion expertise to Taylor Strategy Partners, an addition that shows the organization's continued commitment to delivering customized people solutions to the life science and healthcare industries.

About Taylor Strategy Partners
We believe people are what drive a business forward, financially and culturally. That's why we work with clients to solve their challenges from a people perspective. For nearly half a century Taylor Strategy Partners has had a history of excellence in the people business. With our breadth of services in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Executive & Professional Search, and Consulting & Assessment and focus in healthcare and life sciences, we can personalize a solution that is right for your organization. For more information, please contact Nicole Plant, nplant@taylor-strategy.com and visit www.taylor-strategy.com