Hello. My name is Kholoud Shaikhon. I am a passionate brand strategist, author & business coach.
BRANDS I WORKED WITH
"Kholoud has effectively managed a number of high profile J&J brands (Neutrogena and Rogaine) to name a few. As a professional marketing manager, she is detail oriented and simultaneously handles multiple priorities always keeping the HCP and patients in mind."
Christine Ales - Territory Manager Health & Pharmaceuticals
"Kholoud is an extremely organized and polished leader who is very passionate about her brands and customers. She offers deep thought leadership and expertise to effectively shape and deliver brand strategies and she influences others successfully through her ability to convey vision articulately. Kholoud is a highly adaptive leader who manages change with drive and purpose and also empowers others to achieve success. She has an exceptional detail orientation coupled with a big picture lens which lend to her ability to execute with excellence!"
Joanne Coles - Vice President Financial Crimes Technology at CIBC
"I have known Kholoud since I joined Johnson & Johnson Middle East in April 2012. Kholoud and I worked together in order to drive Health Care Professional recommendation of Listerine and Neutrogena in the Middle East Region and therefore increase our market share in the Pharmacy Channel. Kholoud is extremely efficient, with superb organization skills and excellent in communicating at all levels of the organization. I heartily recommend Kholoud and would be only too happy to work with her again."
Jose Castellote - Global Commercial Leader Mood & Schizophrenia at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
"I have had the pleasure to work with Kholoud on 2 major projects at J&J: organizing the Regional Professional Sales meeting and co-leading the agency pitch for the Professional / OTC business. Kholoud is a strong strategic thinker who is passionate about what she does. She has good attention to detail while maintaining an eye for the bigger picture. She is innovative, creative and inspires those around her."
Nafissa Khoja - Director of Child Development at The Pregnancy Pause
"Kholoud is well organized, team builder, initiative and competent presenter. Kholoud re named and re launched the mature marketing strategy (particularly Pulmicort Respules) and quickly moved to successfully lead the mega brand Nexium in the GI line.. Kholoud was selected in the committee to manage the grand annual cycle meeting event in 2010 which made a real step change towards (Shifting Gears!-the theme of that cycle meeting. She is open to development with smile."
Yassin Taha - Consultant at Genpharm Scientific Office & Biolink Drug Store
"Kholoud is a very dedicated person who has added great contributions and innovative ideas to her areas of responsibility during the time we have worked together. She is creative and task and achievement oriented."
Amir Bichay - Training Manager Gulf at AstraZeneca
"Kholoud is very strong professional have excellent interpersonal skills & has pleasant personality. I wish her bright future & good luck."
Dr. Salman Lodi - Chief Operating Officer at New Distributors Limited
"It was a great pleasure for me to work with Kholoud, she is straightforward, honest, kind and very respectful in her relation with other workmates. Kholoud knows her job very well and is always keen to find solutions that meet her customers -other company departments- needs requested through projects and to deliver on time with excellence. Personally, I am honored to have known her and worked with her. I wish her all the best in every thing she does and ongoing progress in business and in life, hoping one day we'll get the chance to work together again."
Ahmed Atieh - Pharmacist at Fred Meyer
"I have worked closely with Kholoud during her sales as well as marketing roles. She is a dedicated, enthusiastic team player. she is known for her ability to innovate and lead projects, that’s why she was often chosen to lead projects within the organization, as well as difficult tasks like reviving certain brands through life cycle management. She has also demonstrated great leadership quality during her Core brands product management role, through influencing, motivating, engaging and supporting the field force to work efficiently without being directly reporting to her."
Nader Nabil - Commercial Head Gulf & Saudi Arabia at NewBridge Pharmaceuticals
"Kholoud is a determined & courageous person. She’s full of energy & non-conventional thoughts that are the basis of her creativity & innovation. She’s an excellent team player especially when it comes to multi-functional projects that require high levels of co-operation."
Mohamed El Arabi - Managing Director at KADY
"From start to finish my experience working with Kholoud was extremely personable and professional at all times. Kholoud is an expert in her field and is recognized as great talent within the industry. Overall I highly recommend her and know she is well regarded with her team members and management."
Jenna Ledward - Counselling & Psychotherapy
"I have worked with Kholoud on various brand projects. She is a talented marketing professional with good communication skills and focus on overall business objectives."
Fadel Shaker - Country Medical Director
"I worked with Kholoud for around 6 years in AstraZeneca on different products. Kholoud is a very dynamic lady & has a very good personality which makes her accepted & close to her colleagues. She gained very good experience by working in the sales & the marketing fields & showed very impressive results. I enjoyed working with Kholoud & I'm sure she will be a very good added value to any company."
Ali Talib Taha - Gulf Sales Manager Rare Diseases & New Product Planning Lead Gulf & Saudi at Sanofi Genzyme
"Kholoud and I worked together for the same company for approximately 5 years. I have attended her working in sales where she was very committed, target oriented and able to build a wide network of key opinion leaders. We worked together directly when she moved to marketing department as a product manager where she showed a great deal of creativity and enthusiasm. She has her way of branding everything. She has an excellent experience with event management. Kholoud is really an asset to any company to work with."
Khalid Shirazy - Rheumatologist & Experienced Pharmaceutical Medic
"One thing I have always admired about Kholoud is the creative spark in her. She always comes up with unique ideas; be it for product launches or in-house events. That combined with the industry/product knowledge she possesses has definitely helped her remain competitive. I have found her affable and professional in all the business interactions we have had."
Reshma Thomas - Founder & Beauty Blogger at ShimmerMe
"Kholoud is a very organized person with a strategic thinking and result oriented mindset ,she is a team player always innovate new solutions to deliver and execute her objectives."
Wael Attia - PAH Business Manager Gulf at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
"Kholoud is one of the very few brand managers who can clearly demonstrate and spread enthusiasm and creativity to the whole team, she really gets the best out of us all! She is an unbeatable master in managing multiple tasks, yet delivering in all. I would fully recommend Kholoud for any leading sales or marketing position."
Mohamed Atef Amer - Head of Commercial METAP at Abbott
"Kholoud has a high professional attitude, likes teamwork. she is highly dedicated with high sense of commitment. she is most liked by her colleagues, superiors."
Khaled Esmat - Head Medicall Affairs Eurasia Middle East, Africa, Latin America at Sanofi Genzyme
"With her creativity and innovation, Kholoud is one of the few people that have the talent to make fine changes that would have dramatic impact on the business. Also with her ability to build trust with others, she helps to have an enjoyable working environment!"
Mostafa El Bassuony - GCC Head, Distributors & Tenders at AstraZeneca Commercial Operations
"Kholoud is passionate about creativity, innovation indeed a great marketer with extra ordinary focus on market/customers insights. Kholoud’s interpersonal skills, professionalism & integrity allow her to gain trust and support of everyone in her sphere of influence. It’s a pleasure working with Kholoud and I would endorse her without hesitations."
Salman H Rizvi - Vice President External Medical Affairs & Medical Excellence Emerging Markets for UpJohn division at Pfizer
"Kholoud was directly reporting to me, she was very organized, a good planner, very focused, results oriented, her presentation skills were outstanding, she was praised several times for her achievements in the GI area of business. Kholoud excels in building and following up with KOL (Key opinion Leaders) network."
Ehab Ellabban - Experienced professional with diverse multinational experience
"Kholoud is one of the most innovative persons I ever dealt with, she is dedicated and she always get things done. Kholoud is an excellent Brand Manager and has a great ability to lead without authority due to her assertive yet cheerful personality. I defenitely recommend her for any career she want to pursue."
Nader Khedr - Chairman of The Board at ConsuMed
"I have worked with Kholoud for almost 7 years. Kholoud is no doubt a highly creative person. She never fails to come up with new ideas. She has the ability to combine science with business together with an artistic sense to generate ideas that are innovative and out of the box. Kholoud also has the ability to impress others with her warm and bubbly personality, her professional attitude and her honesty, transparency and high ethical standards. Moreover, Kholoud is endowed with excellent presentation and communication skills. During her tenure with AstraZeneca, Kholoud has been consistently among the best performers both in sales and marketing. She is highly respected and admired by her peers, managers and subordinates alike. Kholoud is definitely a valuable addition to any organization and I do strongly recommend her for management roles in both sales and marketing."
Hisham El-Ezaby - Medical Affairs & Market Access Lead Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East & Africa at Molnlycke
"I highly recommend Kholoud for her know-how, her professionalism, her ability to understand the problem and transform it into a solution. I also recommend her for his perfect mastery of the marketing field and above all her kindness below. Thank you for all that you do."
Rajaa Equivoque - Business Owner
"Creative, hard worker and persistent. Always finds new ideas and focuses on understanding client needs."
Tamer Elewa - Engagement Expert at Inspire COE
"Kholoud has a considerable strategic knowledge of the consumer markets trends as well as the social media marketing. She was always a great reference when it comes to the consumer communications."
Ahmed Matar - Consumer Marketing Manager Middle East at Galderma
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