Myriam Delvaux, Global Pharma Marketing Leader, Dow Corning Healthcare Solutions

Myriam DelvauxMyriam Delvaux is in charge of developing and implementing the Global Strategy for the Pharmaceutical segment of Dow Corning; she also is managing the global portfolio of innovation from front end to commercialization.

Myriam’s career with Dow Corning spans more than 19 years during which time she gained global experience in a variety of marketing roles. These have given her a deep insight into strategic business to business marketing and business development.

Prior to being appointed to her current position, Myriam was responsible for acceleration of innovation platforms serving several industries; in that role she developed strong skills to bridge Mega trends with technology platforms. Earlier in her career she led the global market strategy serving the skin care market aligned to the Beauty Care industry. Myriam joined Dow Corning in 1996 after working for the Colgate Palmolive European Technology Center managing Global initiatives for Personal care, all-purpose cleaners and dish liquids categories. She led the launch of the first liquid for machine dishwashers.

Myriam earned a bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences, specialization in Nuclear Sciences, from Louvain-la-Neuve University, Belgium.

1. How did you get into the industry? What are the top challenges faced by the pharmaceutical sector at this moment? How does your company deal with these challenges and how do you anticipate in your role? 

My career with Dow Corning spans more than 19 years during which time I gained global experience in a variety of marketing roles. These have given me a deep insight into strategic business to business marketing and business development.  The Healthcare industry, and specifically the pharmaceutical sector, is very challenging and extremely fascinating.

Our role is to create the business conditions to encourage innovation across the whole process from drug discovery through to market approval . Acceptance is one of the key challenge today: increasing collaboration across the entire spectrum of each interaction would greatly contribute towards bringing safe and efficient medication to the patient.

2. What motivates you?

The challenges you face in this industry are very complex and exciting! In this highly regulated market, it is becoming more and more challenging to enable innovation via new technologies in an affordable and timely manner. From contacts with regulators to payers, to pharmaceutical companies, to other  suppliers,  collaboration is key and can accelerate the entire process of bringing innovative treatments safely to market.

In which other industry are you so close to Health and Wellness? Each morning , you know that your role can improve patient’s quality of life across the globe!

3. What do you most enjoy about your role?

Being able to contribute to patient compliance and product efficiency. You can change lives, impact families the way only professionals in the healthcare can do providing efficient  solutions in a variety of forms that helps treat diseases.

4. What are you most looking forward to sharing with the audience?

This webinar will guide formulators in Pharma & Consumer Healthcare  companies together with laboratory staff, project managers, scientists, regulators through today’s healthcare market situation and its challenges .

We will showcase solutions  helping  to increase delivery efficiency together with offering enhanced aesthetics that could improve patient compliance We will also explain that it is key to select the right excipient(s) from the beginning with the appropriate regulatory package to support pharmaceutical or consumer applications and filings.

5. What do you hope the audience will learn from this webinar?

That silicone materials have a use history of more than 60 years in health care applications because of their wide biocompatibility profile, superior bio-durability, and outstanding versatility. Dow Corning is a trusted and experienced partner that provides its expertise to the benefits of his customers.

We hope that the audience will learn about the benefits of silicone-based material in topical applications, how to formulate effective topical formulations with silicone-based materials, how to make sure your ingredients and excipients are regulatory compliant, and especially how we can help accelerate the development of consumer healthcare topical solutions.

Join Myriam and other speakers from Dow Corning in their upcoming webinar as they discuss Effective Silicone-based Topical Formulation!

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