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HealthSTAR Communications Announces Exciting New Leadership Position for the HealthSTAR Network

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HealthSTAR Communications, a leading independent healthcare communications network, announces Mark Fleischer has accepted the role as Executive Vice President.

“I am pleased to announce Mark Fleisher has joined the HealthSTAR Network as Executive Vice President,” stated Chris Sweeney, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HealthSTAR Communications. “Mark will participate on the HealthSTAR Operating Committee and play a vital role in overseeing all phases of the HealthSTAR Network. Mark has vast leadership experience and passion for cutting-edge technology and data, service delivery and innovative solutions. His addition only strengthens our ambitious mission to change the way marketing services are executed in the life sciences industry.” In his new role, Mr. Fleischer will have overall responsibility for the HealthSTAR Network business, with an initial focus on strategy for growth, technology, and deepening customer relationships.

Mr. Fleischer has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry having held senior leadership roles in multiple organizations. Mr. Fleischer spent 12 years at Dendrite International in a variety of leadership roles. In 2007 Mr. Fleischer was part of the team that merged Dendrite with Cegedim to create a $1B global technology, information, and service provider to the life sciences industry. His last role with Cegedim Dendrite was as Senior Vice President and General Manager of North America. He also spent two years as Vice President and General Manager of Marketing Services for Cardinal Health. In 2015, Mr. Fleischer successfully raised capital and completed a management buyout of Physicians World from UDG Healthcare. He quickly tripled the size of Physicians World and positioned it as a recognized leader in executing peer-to-peer education in the pharmaceutical industry. In 2019 Physicians World was acquired by Veeva Systems where Mr. Fleischer joined the leadership team and spent a year leading the business and overseeing the integration.

“I’m excited to be joining HealthSTAR. The HealthSTAR Operating Committee has done an outstanding job building a full-service medical communications network to support their customers and the healthcare industry during a very complex time and are positioned for continued success well into the future. We believe HealthSTAR is poised to continue to deliver innovative communications capabilities and expand our service offering to continue the growth we’ve experienced in recent years,” said Mr. Fleischer.

The HealthSTAR Network continues to innovate through cutting-edge clinical story-telling expertise, proprietary engagement formats, customized creative branding all supported through HealthSTARs robust compliance-focused technology platform; offering clients full-service medical communications across a products life-cycle. HealthSTAR is a market transforming company that is built on a 23-year legacy of service, with a focus on continued innovation and growth.

About HealthSTAR Communications

HealthSTAR Communications is a full-service medical communications network of companies that has been transforming the life sciences industry for over two decades, generating over 2.5 billion dollars of revenue. The HealthSTAR Communications Network is made up of four distinct divisions—HealthSTAR Strategic Engagements, HealthSTAR Fusion Group, Centron, and HealthSTAR Patient Engagements – spanning disciplines but always working seamlessly with its clients across to offer holistic, full-lifecycle, best-in-market solutions.

HealthSTAR Strategic Engagements (HSE) is a strategic and tactical promotional events business that is quickly approaching its two-millionth live promotional speaker event since its inception in 1998. Combined with unparalleled service, our industry leading enterprise events technology platform, MER360®, built to manage every aspect of compliant events, enforce business rules, and capture all transactional data important to our clients. HealthSTARse.com

HealthSTAR Fusion Group (HFG) is a medical education agency that provides scientific strategy, impactful clinical content, and medical education expertise. At its core, HealthSTAR Fusion Group offers clients experience, expertise, and proven results that deliver the right message to the right target audience. HealthSTARfg.com

Centron is an award-winning healthcare communications agency with a focus on specialty brands, especially oncology and rare diseases. Centron excels in analyzing and optimizing their services in creative branding, campaign ideation, integrated strategic services, and promotional communications for each client’s unique needs. Centronnyc.com

HealthSTAR Patient Engagements (HPE) is a full-service patient engagement agency offering brands the ability to create meaningful impacts and messages that resonate with patients/caregivers through compliant programs, specialized patient-focused content, and years of experience meeting the unique and specific challenges that patient education brings. HPE leverages the HealthSTAR Networks proven models of success, proprietary technology, and content expertise, and strives to make the complex simple for both brands, patients, caregivers, and the entire patient ecosystem.