Suzanne Lepage can help you navigate and develop strategies for the private plan market by leveraging her unique blend of group benefits and pharmaceutical industry experience. Suzanne is a private health plan strategist with strong pharmaceutical industry, group insurance and employer relationships. Her pharmaceutical industry experience as National Manager Private Health Care for Roche Canada complements almost 20 years in the group insurance industry.
While at Roche Suzanne developed and executed private healthcare strategies and managed a patient assistance program for leading biologic drugs. Suzanne was Manulife’s drug program product manager for six years, where she designed drug formularies, evaluated new drugs and delivered seminars to employers and advisors on drug plan management.
Suzanne is former Co-Chair and active committee member of GIPC (Group Insurance Pharmaceutical Committee) and on the Board of Directors of CAPT (Canadian Association of Population Therapeutics). She is also former active committee member of two key industry associations: CLHIA (Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association) and Rx&D (Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies). She is also a frequent contributor to industry publications and conferences on topics that bridge the pharmaceutical and group insurance industries.
What audiences are saying about Suzanne's presentations:
"She did a good job of discussing the topic in a way that was easy to understand, despite its technical nature.
"I really appreciated her independent information/presentation. "Typically we advisors only receive information from the insurance companies and "their" products so this content/presentation was excellent."
"Very important subject. Speaker was very knowledgeable."
"Great speaker. She was able to explain her topic well that met all levels of experience.""Made an often-talked-about subject interesting and easy to understand"
"Ms. Lepage is my favorite speaker thus far. She is very knowledgeable and her specifics and slides are very helpful."
"Suzanne's knowledge of both sides of the insurance and pharmaceutical industries was a powerful tool."
Excellent Speaker.. takes very complex information and delivers it in a very user-friendly way. Highly recommend Suzanne! James McLaren, Regional Director, Industrial Alliance, Group Sales and Service, Ontario and Atlantic Canada
Suzanne's knowledge and business relations with the Private Payer market is extensive. She has the working experience to back up her credentials has she as worked in the Insurance Industry as well as the pharmaceutical industry. A good sound investment to tackle your Private market issues and opportunities. Daniel Peak, Senior Manager, National, Private Payer Strategy at Sanofi Canada Inc.
Suzanne is able to articulate a very clear understanding of the Private Sector dynamics and the market trends. Her working knowledge and hands-on experience in the pharmaceutical and group insurance industries is quite unique. Suzanne can bring timely and valuable insights to your private sector reimbursement strategy and program implementation. Francois Campeau, Regional Manager, Market Access & Government Affairs at Intermune Canada Inc.