HighPoint Solutions Names Sam Schmitt as VP of Commercial Excellence Solutions [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) HighPoint Solutions, a management and specialized IT consulting company serving the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries, announced its recent hire of Sam Schmitt, who will join the HighPoint team as the Vice President of Commercial Excellence Solutions.
According to a release, in 2000, Schmitt founded and led Extenxion, a consulting and media services' company serving the healthcare, high technology, and insurance industries. Extenxion and its Media Group division provided process design consulting, information systems strategy, systems development, management training and visual media services to clients across the U.S. and Europe. For the past 13 years, he has specialized in solutions for Medical & Scientific Affairs, Sales & Marketing, and Clinical Research within the pharmaceutical industry providing strategic planning and development of solutions for global collaboration, knowledge management, business intelligence, performance metrics, and performance improvement.
The company reported that upon Schmitt's start in his new role, Extenxion's consulting services practice and ongoing client projects will be assumed by HighPoint Solutions.
Executive Vice President of Life Sciences, Robert Matsuk, said, "Sam brings domain expertise, years of industry experience and strong leadership to HighPoint. This is a win-win for both HighPoint, and the clients we serve. We are looking forward to even more growth with his direction."
Further, Schmitt's arrival comes at an ideal time; HighPoint Solutions just opened their European headquarters in Geneva on October 1 and continues to expand their Europe footprint.
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