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Adjunct Lecturer in Healthcare at Kellogg
Ritesh Parekh is currently Vice President of Market Access and Channel Strategy for the US Business Unit at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. His team is responsible for payer, pricing, channel and reimbursement strategy across all products within the US Business Unit, including retail, specialty and rare therapies. His scope includes in-line, pipeline and business development assets, with a focus on ensuring patients have access to Takeda’s current and future medicines.
Ritesh has been developing market access strategies for the last 10 years, launching and supporting multiple products within the specialty and rare disease categories. Prior to specializing in market access, Ritesh served in various global and US commercial roles, including prescriber and patient marketing. Ritesh was also a consultant with Deloitte, working across numerous industries, with a concentration on large health systems.
Ritesh graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana with a degree in Computer Engineering, and a minor in Technology and Management. Ritesh later completed his MBA from Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University). He lives with his wife and three daughters in the suburbs of Chicago.