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Zuzana Kaifoszova, M.D., MBA, CPC

After graduating from the Medical Faculty of the Charles University in Prague, Zuzana began practicing medicine at Faculty Hospital in Prague, where she completed her postgraduate studies, and is board certified physician in internal medicine. Later on Zuzana joined pharmaceutical industry in a position of Medical Director, and worked in various senior management positions for more than 17 years at leading biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, e.g. Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Boston Scientific and Amgen. To complement her medical education with curiosity for new business strategies, she completed her Master degree in Global Management in 2006 at Thunderbird School of Global Management in the US. Her passion to pioneer new projects, work with different stakeholders and influence the healthcare environment led her to a decision to accept the invitation to design the Stent for Life Initiative in Europe. Under her leadership, 22 countries from Europe, Africa, Asia and South America actively participated in the Initiative, one of the most successful value based market access and guidelines implementation programs of a decade.

Zuzana is an inspirational leader. She delivers excellent results due to her passion for people development. Energizing teams, increasing team members’ confidence, continuous learning and discovering life perspective for others are her major competencies. This approach naturally led Zuzana to enroll in COR.E Leadership Dynamics™ program and become certified professional coach by Institute for Excellence in Coaching in the US. Exploring life and leadership potential in every aspect of people’s life is her personal mission.