It does not get much better than when a well-respected industry publication like PharmaVOICE says this about your COO.
“His actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more. Edward puts the needs of his employees ahead of those of the company and his own, which is why colleagues say he is the heart of P360.”
With words like these, there is no doubt that the team at P360 holds Edward Vaz in very high regard. And industry accolades like being named to the PharmaVOICE 100 attest to his ability to lead, motivate, support, and mentor in ways that drive growth for the company and P360 employees.
Edward’s success in growing P360 is a result of his work in helping team members grow as individuals. He does this by mentoring them to believe in themselves. He encourages everyone at P360 to develop their own leadership style, so they can learn to be organized leaders themselves.
As Edward puts it, “Even though I am the chief operating officer, I still find it critically important to know that I do not know everything — our teams are the drivers behind our success.”
His number one piece of leadership advice is to always be humble and always remember how P360 got to where it is today.
Throughout his career, Edward has a demonstrated deep passion for what he does. It is this passion that led him to co-found P360 with 2020 PharmaVOICE 100 honoree and P360 CEO Anupam Nandwana. At P360 Edward directs all daily operations including strategy development, reporting, communication, talent management, operational, and financial performance. He juggles various pharma projects effortlessly, bringing them to successful completion through his critical business knowledge.
But even with all this responsibility, Edward believes the heart of all businesses is the people, not buildings or numbers.
“When you keep this in mind, you embrace the true nature of providing services through your business offerings,” Edward says.
The joint creation of P360 and all the new, disruptive solutions it has brought to the life-sciences industry to change the dynamics of how pharma interacts with customers is one of his greatest career highlights.
Please check out the August issue of PharmaVOICE to see Edward’s full story here1.