Kirsten van Benthem is team leader sales at Catalyze. At Catalyze she uses her experience and expertise, in Pharma and FMCG in order to manage department business development and accounts.
After her graduation Kirsten started working at a marketing department of a commercial company and municipality of Amsterdam. Her interest in pharma made her switch to a career in the pharmaceutical industry at Schering Plough(MSD). She gained experience as sales representative, field coaching manager and account manager, cardiovascular. After 5 years Kirsten switched to a multinational in the industry of fast moving consumer goods, where she launched a new product line at pharmacies. She was also responsible for the sales force and commercial deals with head offices of all drug chains.