W&H, Inc opened its doors in 2001 with founding partners who had senior management roles in leading pharmaceutical companies. Since then, W&H has provided quality healthcare market research, consulting and moderating services to a broad base of pharmaceutical and biotech companies and consultancies.
Mary Jo Newtown
Mary Jo Newtown is a founder of Weaver & Holihan, Inc. delivering new product & lifecycle planning by experienced industry insiders.
Mary Jo has extensive experience of over 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Her research and consulting experience includes conducting marketing research, consulting and market opportunity assessments across an extensive range of therapeutic areas.
Mary Jo held various positions of responsibility in the pharmaceutical industry, including brand director for AstraZeneca’s asthma product, Accolate Tablets, management positions in Primary Care Marketing, Business & Marketing Research, Licensing & Business Planning, and Pharmaceutical Research & Development at Zeneca, in R&D Administration and Drug Safety Development at Wyeth, as well as having global drug development experience at each company.
Mary Jo received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Nazareth College of Rochester, and a Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies degree with concentration in Business Management and Leadership, from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
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Russel C. Holihan, Retired
Russ Holihan is a founder of Weaver & Holihan, Inc. delivering new product & lifecycle planning by experienced industry insiders. Russ elected to retire as of January 1, 2019.
He has spent over 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to consolidating operations to form Weaver & Holihan, Russ was President of SMP Marketing, which he founded to provide marketing research and strategic consulting for both marketed products and compounds in development.
During his consulting career, Russ has managed strategic consulting & marketing research projects across an extensive range of therapeutic areas. Prior to his consulting career, Russ was Director of Marketing at Serono Laboratories. Previously, Russ held several management positions at AstraZeneca/Zeneca including Cardiovascular Marketing Team Lead, Oncology Marketing and Sales Management.
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