Since June 2013, Véronique Lessens works as Global Head of Strategy, Business Development and Market Intelligence at Agfa HealthCare, a 1.1b€ leading provider of IT-enabled clinical workflow and diagnostic imaging solutions. The department she manages is organized as a centre of excellence servicing the HealthCare executives and organization worldwide. It supports strategic review, analysis and planning fueled by dynamic analysis of the market, competitive and industry context. Her team bridges the gap between strategy, M&As, partnerships and innovation, and plays a critical role in harnessing knowledge and insights to fosters growth initiatives and develop long range plans and decision-shaping recommendations supporting the Agfa’s transformation from a photochemical company, to a digital company geared towards Health IT and Integrated Care. She joined Agfa in 2006 as senior business analyst in the market intelligence department which she then headed from 2010 onwards.
Before joining Agfa, she was Manager at Deloitte Consulting where she was gained 9 years of professional consulting experience in the Health Care & Life Science sector. Her role was targeted primarily at advising ICT companies on market dynamics to help shape and articulate key strategies for Digital Health but also provide recommendations towards the European Commission, the Public Authorities and the care providers.
Véronique is chairing the Digital Health Committee of COCIR and the eHealth intelligence Focus Group. She is a member of the Value-based Healthcare Group, COCIR being the European Coordination Committee of the Radiology, Electromedical and Healthcare Information Technology industry.