Best Quotes from Heather Bresch

There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success. -Heather Bresch

There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.

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As a leader, these attributes – confidence, perseverance, work ethic and good sense – are all things I look for in people. I also try to lead by example and create an environment where good questions and good ideas can come from anyone.

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Life’s messy.

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My great-grandfather started in the coal mines, and my great grandmother made 10 pounds of bread every Saturday morning that we delivered to the neighbors. It was always about giving back. These kinds of things drive me to make a difference.

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The pricing of a pharmaceutical product is opaque and frustrating, especially for patients.

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My experiences with gender bias are probably the norm. What I found was that expectations of women were simply lower, and this resulted in being overlooked for certain opportunities.

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We recognize the significant burden on patients from continued, rising insurance premiums and being forced increasingly to pay the full list price for medicines at the pharmacy counter.

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The most important characteristic that has allowed me to succeed is confidence. I have always been comfortable in my own skin, and even when I was just starting out in my career, had the strength and self-assurance to ask tough questions and push for answers.

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Being a woman leader is secondary to me – and should be to others.

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I certainly, to this day, believe I did everything I needed to do to get my degree.

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I’d like to believe that achieving a leadership position is all about competency, capability and ambition, so I try not to distinguish between the sexes when it comes to giving career advice.

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The pharma pricing system was not built on the idea of consumer engagement. It was built… on market efficiencies. It was not built on the premise of consumerism.

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Look, I think if you’ve got a niche portfolio or just operating in one country, like the United States, your ability to absorb the volatility is much less.

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People are starting to understand: all generic companies aren’t created equally.

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I would say that the pharmaceutical industry is hyper-competitive from a global perspective.

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When I hear things like ‘unpatriotic,’ I just chalk it up to a lot of political rhetoric.

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Tax has generated a significant amount of discussion, and companies are forced to do what they can to maintain that global competitiveness and perform.

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Someone in Washington needs to get serious about fixing the tax code. That is what needs to happen.

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Political service is important because it’s about helping others help themselves. That was engrained in me from a young child.

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I’m not in public service, nor do I ever plan to be, but I give back in my own way.

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I’m fortunate that Mylan provides this platform that we can make a difference in the lives of people. I’m blessed.

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Treating everyone with dignity and respect is of utmost importance to me and are values we instill and take very seriously at Mylan.

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We are driven by the belief that every person in this world matters and access to better health is a right, not a privilege.

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Throughout our history we have been tireless advocates for expanding access to high-quality, affordable medicine. This is especially true in the area of HIV/AIDS.

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The value that the generic drug industry brings to the U.S. healthcare system is indisputable.

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People can put their capital to work where they like.

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Some shareholders believe it is all about price and a few people’s pockets.

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As a mother of four children, I want to know the drugs I’m giving them are safe. And as an American businesswoman, I want to keep jobs here, and that means making sure foreign drug plants have to meet the same standards as domestic ones.

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There’s going to be good things that get you, and there’s going to be bad things that get you, so you better be willing, and your skin better be thick.

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No one was talking about price decreases, but that does happen in the industry to keep medicine affordable.

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I’m running a business.

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We are going to continue to run a business, and we are going to continue to meet the supply and demand that’s out there.

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Patients deserve increased price transparency and affordable care, particularly as the system shifts significant costs to them.

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If you put on your business hat, you can’t maintain competitiveness by staying at a competitive disadvantage. I mean, you just can’t. The odds are just not in your favor.

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Obama had the wherewithal to muscle through an entire health care reorganization, right? Like it, don’t like it, whatever.

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You know what makes me want to cry? I think, whoever the next Facebook is, why would you ever start that company here in the United States?

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I hope to be viewed and judged first and foremost by my accomplishments and capabilities as a leader – regardless of my gender.

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Women don’t necessarily understand that it is possible to have the same level of ambition as men – they allow themselves to be held back by the obstacles rather than empowered by the possibilities.

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Starting early in life and in school, we need to ensure women develop the confidence and capabilities to work in a team that will allow them to reach the heights of leadership.

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