detail man

detail man

n.
A sales representative for a pharmaceutical company who promotes or sells the company's drugs.
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He was the driver, planner, organizer, and detail man behind the creation of the Philippines' army, air corps, and navy.
Mel was a 45-year-old medical detail man in Metro Manila who developed what doctors diagnosed to be a nerve problem in the neck, which made him involuntarily jerk his head backwards.
He was a pharmaceutical detail man for Endo Laboratories and was the district manager of State of Israel Bonds in New England.
DI Clarke said: "He didn't like the word murder and during the trial you could see him removing the earphones he used to listen to the evidence when it was mentioned." DS Murray added: "I'm not going to try and understand him, but I can say he was a detail man and if our people weren't on top of their detail he disengaged.
Murdoch is often described as a "detail man" who speaks with his top media executives several times a day.
That's why Reagan wasn't a detail man. He knew that the details were irrelevant.
General Arnold, who had to choose someone to lead the effort, needed "not exactly a combat leader, but another detail man, an inspiring commander forceful enough to get this done on the very short timetable allowed, a methodical thinker who could anticipate the various problems that might arise and prepare for them, an officer with the guts to go up against the army's slow-moving bureaucratic deadwood and whip this mission right out of it" (p.
Whether in politics or in business, Stabile has always seen himself as an idea, rather than a detail man. "I'm very much a macro guy and I keep a good bunch of micro people around me."
A pharmacist by training, he began his career as a detail man with Bristol-Myers Co.