Mohammad Sohail

Cross-Cultural Leadership

Spending time in Denmark has changed the way Mohammed leads his teams.

Mohammad Sohail 

United States

Number of years in Lundbeck: 9

Location

Deerfield, Illinois

Title

Director, New Product Planning

Describe your work

I have a few family members who have been affected by depression which led me to join Lundbeck. This motivates me in helping patients suffering from brain diseases.  Every day my job demands that I am forward-thinking and cross-functional. I need to stay constantly engaged with my colleagues in R&D, medical affairs, new product planning, and business development in finding new opportunities, which are aligned with the Lundbeck corporate strategy. 

 

 

By far the proudest moment was being promoted to Global Marketing Director and moving to Denmark, where I spent 3 years at headquarters before moving back to the US. This was a humbling experience because I got to lead a team that was truly cross-cultural which influenced and changed my leadership style.  

It's rewarding and interesting to work with colleagues across US and Denmark with different cultures and backgrounds because it expands my thought process and offers new ways in finding solutions to opportunities. Mohammad Sohail

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