Analyst Profile

Steven Lefebure

Steven Lefebure

Managing VP

7 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience
West Chester, PA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Steven Lefebure is the Managing VP of Gartner's Healthcare Industry Research Group, focusing on healthcare and life sciences verticals.

Areas of Coverage

  • Healthcare


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

AmerisourceBergen, Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, Procurement, 6 years
Campbell Soup, Director - Supply Chain Planning, 4 years
GlaxoSmithKline, Director - Distribution Channel Strategy, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Collaborative Commerce Committee, Healthcare Distribution Management Association
Frequent Speaker and Panel Member for Industry Association
Industry Relations Council, Healthcare Distribution Management Association


B.S., Computer Science, Iowa State University
M.B.A., Finance/Marketing, University of Chicago