With over 20 years of pharmaceutical supply chain experience, Rob Besse has an established track record collaborating with leaders of specialty pharmaceutical manufacturing, consulting, and wholesaling. He's aided in the launch of almost 100 new drugs and enhanced existing product programs, primarily in the physician and clinic space.
His diverse career allows him to provide a unique insider perspective, offering creative solutions related to selecting a launch channel strategy, contracting with distributors / wholesalers / 3PL, data/EDI requirements, program pricing, REMS logistics, rebate programs, compliance concerns, and changes to commercialization strategy.
Prior to joining Archbow, Rob served as Vice President, Operations at Besse Medical, part of the AmerisourceBergen Corporation. He was responsible for business development, procurement, contracting, compliance, and overall divisional operations. He served in that role from 1998 to 2018 and was part of the management team that grew that division into a multi-billion dollar organization during that timeframe.
Rob has a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy from The Ohio State University and is still a licensed pharmacist in Ohio. Today, he lives in Lebanon, OH, and enjoys traveling and cooking with his wife and spending time with their three college-age kids who are spread out over three states.