Wilmington Healthcare appoints Gareth Thurston

Healthcare intelligence provider Wilmington Healthcare, which incorporates Binley’s, NHiS, Wellards and HSJ, has strengthened its salesforce with the appointment of Gareth Thurston as Account Director.

In his new post, Gareth will be overseeing a number of key accounts across the Wilmington Healthcare portfolio and ensuring that the relevant specialist teams meet their objectives.

Gareth who has worked in sales and marketing roles in the healthcare industry for nearly 30 years, joins Wilmington Healthcare from Cello Health Consulting Ltd, where he was a consultant.

Prior to that, Gareth spent nearly 10 years at Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited, where he held a number of different roles, including Marketing Manager and Franchise Lead for the company’s transplantation portfolio. His final post at the company was Brand Lead, Ophthalmology.

Before joining Novartis, Gareth held senior sales and product manager positions at Gilead Sciences Ltd in their anti-infective franchise.

Gareth Thomas, Managing Director of Wilmington Healthcare, said: “Having worked in sales and marketing roles in the healthcare industry for nearly 30 years, Gareth Thurston brings a wealth of experience to his new job.

“He will play an important role in supporting our clients to achieve greater success, whilst helping our business to continue to go from strength to strength. We are very pleased to welcome him to our team.”