As FlemingMartin’s Digital Health Practice Leader, Laila brings over 20 years of success in collaborating closely with diverse corporate partners to establish and grow mutually beneficial relationships centered on talent and development.
Before joining FlemingMartin, Laila spent nine years driving sales and leading sales training efforts for Johnson & Johnson Vision. She worked her way up the ladder at J&J, rising from Senior Territory Business Manager and Field Sales Trainer to Sales Excellence Trainer for the US, Canada, and Mexico. As a key member of J&J’s elite training team, Laila advised business leaders in numerous functions, spanning HR, Sales & Marketing, Communications, Compensation, Finance, Legal, Healthcare Compliance, Customer Success, and Leadership Development. Her broad-based expertise at J&J encompassed sales force effectiveness, integrity, inclusivity, effective performance coaching, change management, talent retention, talent development, and cultivating a winning culture.
Prior to J&J, Laila served as a Senior Sales Consultant for Novartis and at Sanofi-S.A. Earlier in her career, she worked at Morgan Stanley in their Investment Banking and Corporate Finance Execution Divisions.
Laila is passionate about advancing healthcare and brings an eclectic sales, leadership development, and training background to executive search. She aims to provide clients with a unique, dynamic perspective to guide senior-level hiring decisions and build exceptional management teams. Laila is a native New Yorker and earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and French Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.