NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2016) - The Leadership Development Group, Inc. (TLD Group), a global talent development firm exclusive to the healthcare industry, is pleased to confirm the appointment of their 2016 Advisory Board. The board is comprised of nationally recognized leaders with deep expertise in leadership development and represents all sectors of the healthcare industry as well as best in class corporate talent leaders. The board has been established to guide TLD Group's strategy for growth and innovation. The Advisory Board members include:

  • Glenn Frommer, MBA, CPA, President & CEO, North America, Mauser
  • James B. Jones, MD, PharmD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Ira Klein, MD, MBA, FACP, Senior Director of Health Care Quality Strategy in the Strategic Customer Group of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, formerly National Medical Director for Clinical Thought Leadership in the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Aetna
  • Iris Nafshi, MA, Global Health, Leadership and Executive Development, Microsoft
  • Ron Phillips, JD, Chief People Officer, Carnival Cruise Line
  • Greg Rokosz, DO, JD, FACEP, FACOEP, Senior Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Bob Sachs, PhD, Talent Strategy Advisor and Executive Coach, formerly Vice President of National Learning and Development, Kaiser Permanente
  • Russ Showers, MBA, Vice President Human Resources, Reading Health System
  • Anthony Webster, MS, Vice President, Human Resources, Europe & Americas, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health

"We have amassed an extraordinary group of talented professionals representing each sector of the healthcare industry as well as executives from outside the industry to bring their unique perspectives on leadership development to our company. Their valuable advice and counsel will help to guide our organization in creating innovative and impactful solutions that enable our clients to thrive in this challenging healthcare environment," said Tracy Duberman, PhD, President and CEO of TLD Group.

The Leadership Development Group (TLD Group) partners with healthcare organizations, including providers, payers, and pharmaceutical companies, to provide talent development solutions including executive and physician leadership assessment and coaching, organizational development consulting, and group leadership development programs including our Applied Physician Leadership Academy© (APLA™). APLA™ is designed to engage and empower medical and scientific leaders to take on the leadership challenges facing the industry and position their organizations for success. Our worldwide faculty of over 200 organizational development practitioners, academicians, coaches, and consultants with deep expertise in the healthcare industry, enable us to offer targeted insights and deliver highly impactful results. For more information about TLD Group, visit

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