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Steven Lefebure
Steven Lefebure
Managing VP
West Chester, PA USA
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Years of Experience
5 years at Gartner
17 years IT industry
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Roles and Responsibilities
Steven Lefebure is the Managing VP of Gartner's Healthcare Industry Research Group, focusing on healthcare and life sciences verticals.
Previous Experience
Mr. Lefebure has worked as a consultant and a practitioner in value chain strategy in pharmaceuticals and consumer goods. He has held a variety of leadership roles in all aspects of the supply chain from production planning to inventory management and network design, and from procurement to demand management/forecasting. He led critical initiatives across the pharmaceutical and consumer goods demand chain under a variety of challenging situations: - Managed procurement department for a drug wholesaler, including branded and generic pharmaceuticals, HBA/OTC products, and private label. - Improved sourcing decision speed and accuracy via designing and implementing decision support tools aligned with business results - Managed a distribution network of more than 50 wholesalers and specialty distributors to reach pharmacies and physicians - Designed and implemented a performance management system for creating transparency in the distribution network and driving business results - Transformed demand chain performance by deploying new processes supported by advanced planning and optimization tools - Leveraged knowledge and insights to improve clinical development and clinical supplies management
Professional Background
GlaxoSmithKline, Director - Distribution Channel Strategy, 4 years
AmerisourceBergen, Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, 6 years
Campbell Soup, Director - Supply Chain Planning, 4 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Frequent Speaker and Panel Member for Industry Association
Industry Relations Council, Healthcare Distribution Management Association
Collaborative Commerce Committee, Healthcare Distribution Management Association
M.B.A., Finance/Marketing, University of Chicago
B.S., Computer Science, Iowa State University

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Top Actions for Healthcare Delivery Organization CIOs, 2014: Summary and Retrospective Review 27-Feb-2014 Steven Lefebure, Barry Runyon, Thomas J. Handler, M.D., Wes Rishel, Vi Shaffer, Zafar Chaudry, M.D., Melanie A. Meyer
Roundup of Healthcare Payer Research, 4Q13 15-Jan-2014 Steven Lefebure, Thomas J. Handler, M.D.
Roundup of Healthcare Provider Research, 4Q13 15-Jan-2014 Steven Lefebure, Thomas J. Handler, M.D.
Business Drivers of Technology Decisions for Healthcare Providers 26-Dec-2013 Zafar Chaudry, M.D., Steven Lefebure, Thomas J. Handler, M.D., Barry Runyon, Vi Shaffer
Hype Cycle for Life Sciences, 2013 31-Jul-2013 Steven Lefebure, Michael Shanler, Dale Hagemeyer