WHIPPANY, N.J., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare is pleased to announce that Nancy Cheesman has been named a 2014 Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA). She was honored at the annual HBA Woman of the Year luncheon in New York City on May 1.
Nancy is the Market Segment Director for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals. She was named Bayer HealthCare's 2014 Rising Star, an honor bestowed upon professionals who contribute significantly to their organizations, exemplify leadership, are team players, and exhibit dedication to the healthcare industry.
"Nancy is being honored for her dedication to excellence, collaborative spirit and passion for leadership development as a mentor and coach," noted Shannon Campbell, VP and General Manager of US Oncology. "Not only has Nancy has been an integral member of key oncology product launch teams where her infectious 'can do' approach has made her an exceptional talent and a clear Rising Star, she is also an advocate for Bayer's Women's Leadership Initiative, working to bring development programs to women across the country."
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