Paul Ellis Named One of the 2021 PM360 ELITE 100

PM360, the premier information resource for marketing decision makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostics, and medical device sectors, has named Paul Ellis, Executive Vice President at Mesmerize, as one of the 2021 PM360 ELITE 100 in the Sales MVP category. Now in its seventh year, the PM360 ELITE (Exceptional • Leaders • Innovators • Transformers • Entrepreneurs) represent the most influential people in the healthcare industry today.

Paul Ellis currently serves as Mesmerize’s Executive Vice President, overseeing the sales team while managing his own roster of clients including many of the top 20 U.S. pharmaceutical companies and over 30 government clients at the state, city and local levels. Paul has been with Mesmerize for over 10 years and was instrumental in building the company’s Department of Health Division and shepherding the launch of its AIDS Service Organization(ASO) and Community-Based Organization (CBO) network.  Paul is a multicultural healthcare advocate and is passionate about connecting underserved patient populations with valuable health and wellness education to create healthier communities.  He is a mentor to his peers and successfully led the Mesmerize sales team in increasing point of care media sales by over 45%within the past year.

“Since joining Mesmerize over a decade ago, Paul has become an indispensable member of our sales organization. Paul’s constant enthusiasm and critical thinking has transformed the Mesmerize sales team to become a leader in patient education at the point of care.  A creative, out-of-the box thinker that continues to bring new ideas to the table and challenge the status quo to drive our company and industry forward, Paul could not be more deserving of PM360’s ELITE100 Sales MVP Award,” – Craig Mait, President &Chief Revenue Officer, Mesmerize.

The PM360 ELITE Awards were established in 2015 to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on the healthcare industry throughout their careers. More than 500 submissions were received and nominees were evaluated and selected by the PM360 editorial staff based on their accomplishments; testimonials from their bosses, clients, and colleagues; and supporting evidence that reflects the impact of their efforts. A total of100winners were selected across 19 categories, including Creative Directors, COVID Heroes, Data Miners, Digital Crusaders, Disrupters, Drug Researchers and Developers, Entrepreneurs, Launch Experts, Leaders of the Future, Marketing Teams, Master Educators, Mentors, Patient Advocates, PR Gurus, Sales MVPs, Strategists, Talent Acquisition Leaders, Tech-know Geeks, and Transformational Leaders.

“As the pandemic surged across the globe in 2020, all eyes were on the healthcare and life sciences industries in search for answers, treatments, vaccines, and hope—and the very best in our industry were able to deliver all of that,” says Anna Stashower, CEO and Publisher of PM360. “While every year our ELITE winners demonstrate the power of the life sciences to impact lives, this year’s winners had to do so by overcoming unprecedented challenges in record times. Their incredible work helped to navigate HCPs, patients, and doctors through this pandemic and get us to where we are now as restrictions are slowly being lifted and we start to return to more of the things we love.”

The winners were profiled in PM360’sMay 2021 issue. You can read their profiles online at

Additionally, the 2021 ELITE 100 will be celebrated during a virtual event on June 22nd at 7 PM EST. A special keynote address from Uber ELITE Winner Stéphane Bancel, CEO, Moderna will kick-off the celebration.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at

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