The ambiguity advantage

21st September 2018 |   Journal Of Sales Transformation

Camilla Harder Hartvig

For Camilla Harder Hartvig, the single trait that has defined her successful leadership has been a willingness to address uncertainty and get comfortable with it. She shares how she’s learned to transform complexity and ambiguity into something that creates enduring value.

Some of the most important leadership lessons learned by Camilla Harder Hartvig were forged in the crucible of calamity.

Now SVP, Region EMEAC at Alexion Pharmaceuticals based in Switzerland, her 20-year pharma commercial experience has encompassed four years with Allergan as Regional President (among other roles) and ten years at AstraZeneca, culminating in a position as Managing Director and Country President, AstraZeneca Spain. It was in this latter role that her ambiguity mettle was firmly tested.