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Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Feb 10, 2020 11:00 AM - Feb 12, 2020 2:15 PM

5701 Marinelli Road, , North Bethesda, MD 20852 , USA

Regulatory Submissions, Information, and Document Management Forum

Session 8 Track 4: The Value of Vendor Relationships

Session Chair(s)

Peter  Terbeek, MBA

Peter Terbeek, MBA

Senior Director, Regulatory Operations

United States

This session will explore the value of relationships between sponsors and operational service providers. We will consider how core competencies and sourcing strategies influence the type and scope of services needed and what defines success. Productive partnerships can accelerate internal harmonization, standardization efforts, and increase confidence in operational agility by incorporating best practices, broader perspectives, and experiences.

Learning Objective :

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Identify desired characteristics of service providers
  • Recognize advantages to building a partnership compared to other sourcing strategies
  • Identify best practices related to managing vendor relationships


Adam  Bone

Merck and It’s Relationship with Vendors

Adam Bone

United States

Senior Specialist, Regulatory Affairs

Teresa  Genthe, MS

Effective Outsourcing of RegOps with a Focus on Global Harmonization and Standardization

Teresa Genthe, MS

Genpact, United States

Vice President, Regulatory Solutions

Alison  Buno, MBA

Effective Outsourcing of RegOps with a Focus on Global Harmonization and Standardization

Alison Buno, MBA

AbbVie, Inc., United States

Senior Director, Regulatory Submissions

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