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PDG is Poised for Growth in Life Sciences with Two New Sales Team Additions

By: Performance Development Group

February 9, 2023 – 3 min read

PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 2023. Performance Development Group (PDG), a leader in helping organizations maximize growth through enhanced performance, is delighted to announce the addition of two new members to its sales team. This announcement is part of the company’s expansion of its sales performance solutions portfolio within the life sciences sector.

Dan Snyder Joins PDG as Senior VP of Sales

Dan Snyder is PDG’s new Senior Vice President of Sales. Dan has a wealth of life sciences experience, with over 30 years spent on both the manufacturing and the consulting side. As the head of sales and business development for PDG, Dan will use his expertise to steer the company’s strategic vision and drive significant growth within life science organizations.

“Joining PDG was an easy decision for me. This company has always made a difference for its clients, and I’m thrilled to be a part of its shift towards the life sciences sector. I look forward to leveraging my experience to build a successful sales team and shape PDG’s future success.”

Dan Snyder, SVP, Sales, PDG

Ed Gutshall Joins PDG as VP of Business Development, Life Sciences

Ed Gutshall is PDG’s new VP of Business Development, Life Sciences. Ed brings over 20 years of life sciences leadership to his new role, having built and led successful commercial teams in the pharma, biotech, vaccines, biosimilars, and diagnostics sectors.

“I am thrilled to join this dynamic organization that helps life science companies increase performance in existing teams and set performance frameworks for newly deployed teams,” said Ed.  “I have been passionate about driving commercial results throughout my career, and this is an exciting next chapter.”

Ed Gutshall, VP, business development, life sciences, PDG

With Dan and Ed on board, PDG is ready to soar to new heights. Dave Manning, Founder and Managing Partner of PDG, is equally excited about this new chapter.

“With the addition of Dan and Ed, PDG is poised for success, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds,” said Dave. “These veterans bring over 50 years of combined expertise and have a breadth of knowledge that will take our performance and growth to a new level.”

About PDG

Since 2002, PDG has been helping the world’s leading life science organizations reach new heights in sales performance. PDG is laser-focused on driving measurable business results for business execution, sales transformation, leadership development, onboarding, employee engagement, and change management. To learn more visit

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