Welcoming new member Seth Townsend

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Umbrex is pleased to welcome Seth Townsend with Tonisgah Group. Seth  spent 5 years at McKinsey as part of the Healthcare practice, leading efforts across sales growth, pricing, operations, due diligence, M&A, and corporate strategy for companies in the pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and healthcare industry.  Following his time at McKinsey, Seth worked at Novartis where he held roles in Commercial, Shared Services, Finance, and Operations in both the US and Switzerland.  He was most recently Head of Commercial Support Operations in the Sandoz Division, a global leader in generics and biosimilars where he led a team of over 30 people across insights & analytics, salesforce effectiveness, sales training, and data services. Seth was the SVP Transformation for Beacon Health Options, the largest private behavioral health company with sales of over $2B (now a part of Anthem).  There, he led initiatives across transaction management, margin improvement / value creation, and organizational restructuring.

Seth holds a Global Executive MBA with distinction from INSEAD, a PhD in Biological Engineering from MIT, and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.  Seth lives with his wife and two daughters in New York.  He would be happy to collaborate on projects in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and private equity industries.