Исполнительный комитет

Sunil Bhilotra

Managing Director and interim Chief Executive Officer

Gary Hughes

Chief Financial Officer

Honours Degree in Law of Leeds University, UK

British citizen

Function in Group Management

Chief Financial Officer Acino Group and Member of Group Management since 1 July 2018

Professional background

  • 2017-18

    Interim Chief Financial Officer at Solifos AG in Windisch, Switzerland

  • 2016-17

    Chief Financial Officer at Equatex AG in Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2013-16

    Chief Financial Officer at Selecta Management AG in Cham, Switzerland

  • 2008-13

    Group Financial Controller at Selecta Management AG in Cham, Switzerland

  • 2004-08

    Head of Financial Reporting and Accounting at Ciba Vision AG in Embrach, Switzerland

  • 2001-04

    Senior Manager, Assurance Services at Ernst & Young in Manchester, UK and Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1999-01

    Financial Reporting Lecturer at Accountancy Tuition Centres in Manchester, UK

  • 1994-99

    Supervisor Assurance Services at Ernst & Young in Manchester, UK

Sarah Egan

Chief Human Resources Officer

Mario Ricard

Chief Operations Officer

Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada.

Canadian citizen

Function in Group Management

Chief Operations Officer and Member of Group Management since February 15, 2017

Professional background

  • 2015-17

    Vice President – Plasma Manufacturing Europe at Baxalta/Shire, Zurich

  • 2014-15

    Vice President – Operations Strategy at Baxter, Zurich

  • 2012-14

    Vice President – Technical Services and BioSurgery Manufacturing at Baxter, Belgium and Switzerland

  • 2010-12

    Operations Director at Baxter, Belgium

  • 2003-10

    Plant Manager at Baxter, Belgium

  • 1999-03

    Plant Manager at Baxter, Canada

  • 1992-99

    Various roles in Production, Purchasing and Planning at Baxter, Canada

Laura Galimberti

Global Head of Commercial Operations

MBA SDA Bocconi

Master Degree in Telecommunication Engineering

Italian citizen

Professional background

  • 2015-17

    Global Head of Commercial Excellence, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health in Germany

  • 2011-15

    Italy Office Manager, ZS Associates in Italy

  • 2008-09

    Business Consulting Manager, Cap Gemini in Italy

  • 2005-08

    Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young in France

  • 2003-05

    Business Consultant, Accenture in Italy

Andrew Bird

Head of Middle East, Turkey and Africa

BSc (Hons) Chemistry, University of East Anglia, Norwich

MBA, Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield

PhD in Organic Chemistry, University of York, York

Citizen of United Kingdom

Function in Group Management

General Manager MEA and member of the Acino Executive Committee since October 1st, 2018.

Professional background

  • 2017-18

    General Manager Gulf, Eastern Mediterranean & Maghreb Region, Dubai

  • 2011-17

    Strategy & Operations Director Middle East, Africa & India

  • 2016-17

    General Manager Maghreb Region at Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • 2013-14

    General Manager South Africa at Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • 2011-11

    Business Director at Pase II Gulf, Dubai

  • 2009-10

    Regional Marketing Director Africa & Middle East (AfME)

  • 2008-09

    Senior European brand Manager at Pfizer

  • 1999-07

    Sales & Marketing roles at Janssen-Cilag Ltd. Uk & Ireland

  • 1997-98

    Medicinal Chemist at Cerebrus Ltd.

  • 1996-97

    Research Chemist at Glaxowellcome

  • 1995-96

    Production Manager at Croda International

Eugene Zaika

Head Ukraine and CIS

DBA degree (ongoing), International Management Institute (IMI-Kyiv)

MBA, International Management Institute (IMI-Kyiv)

PhD in cardiology, Research Institute of Therapy (Academy of Medical Science of Ukraine)

MD, Kharkiv Medical Institute, honors

Ukrainian Citizen

Professional background

  • 2011-15

    Takeda Cluster Head for Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Israel / General Director LLC Takeda Ukraine

  • 2008-11

    General Director, LLC Nycomed Ukraine

  • 2005-08

    Head of Represenative office of Nycomed in Ukraine and Moldova

  • 2005-05

    Marketing Manager, Sanofi-Aventis Ukraine and Moldova

  • 2000-04

    Marketing Manager, Aventis Intercontinental (Ukraine)

  • 1998-00

    East Ukraine Area Manager, Rhone-Poulenc Rorer (Ukraine)

  • 1994-97

    Medical representative, Rhone-Poulenc Rorer (Ukraine)

  • 1993-97

    Cardiologist, scientific associate in the department of clinical pharmacology, Research Institute of Therapy (Kharkiv)

Steve Mahoney

Head of New Regions (ESA, LATAM and Russia)

Global Leadership Team

Christina Peusch

Chief Legal & Integrity and Compliance Officer

German qualified lawyer, University of Passau, Passau, Germany

German citizen


Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Member of Group Management from March 16, 2015

Professional background

  • 2013-15

    Head of Legal EUCAN (Europe/Canada), Emerging Markets and North Asia, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, Zurich

  • 2012-13

    Senior Director Corporate Legal Affairs, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, Zurich

  • 2010-12

    Senior Director International Legal Affairs, Nycomed Germany Holding GmbH, Konstanz, Germany

  • 2007-09

    Director International Legal Affairs, Nycomed Germany Holding GmbH, Konstanz, Germany

  • 2004-07

    International Legal Affairs Manager, Altana Pharma AG, Konstanz, Germany

  • 1995-04

    Clifford Chance (prev. Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster), member of the Commercial Law and Corporate Finance practice areas and (chief) representative of the Beijing office; Frankfurt am Main and Munich, Germany, and Beijing, PRC.

Eva Kopecna

Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance

Larisa Bernstein

Global Head of Communications

Khatira Mansouri

Global Head of Quality

Philippe Seminati

Head of Global Supply Chain

Professional background

  • 2016-18

    Freelance Supply Chain Consultant, accross Europe

  • 2012-16

    Director Corporate Supply Chain, Aenova Group, Germany

  • 2010-12

    Senior Supply Chain Consultant, BeOne Group, Switzerland

  • 2010-10

    Freelance Supply Chain Consultant, GSK, Belgium

  • 2009-10

    Freelance Supply Chain Consultant, across Europe

  • 2008-09

    Head of Supply Chain – Johnson Control Automotive, Germany

  • 2002-08

    Logistics, Supplier & Parts Manager – Smart France SAS (Daimler Group), France

Ralph Halter

Global Head of IT


John Norman

Head of English-Speaking Africa (ESA)

Bachelor of Commerce Majored in Marketing & Economics

South African citizen

Professional background

  • 2017-18

    General Manager Litha Healthcare, South Africa

  • 2014-17

    Managing Director Africa at Takeda

  • 2007-14

    CEO Takeda South Africa, Sub Saharan Africa & Indian Ocean Islands

  • 1999-08

    Marketing & Sales Director Janssen- Cilag Pharmaceuticals, South Africa

  • 1998-99

    Business Unit Manager Janssen-Cilag Consumer Pharmaceuticals, South Africa

  • 1993-98

    Regional Sales Manager Jannsen-Cilag Pharmaceuticals, South Africa

  • 1991-93

    Product Manager Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa

  • 1988-91

    Product Manager J&J Medical, South Africa

  • 1987-88

    Professional Sales Representative J&J Medical, South Africa

Denis Glyadyaev

Head of Russia

The Russian State Social University. Finance

Russian Citizen

Professional background

  • 2017-18

    OTC Business Unit Director Russia at Akrikhin/Polpharma, Moscow

  • 2015-17

    Sales and Business Development Director Russia and Belarus at Kimberly-Clark, Moscow

  • 2013-15

    Regional Director of Caucasus countries at Kimberly-Clark, Baku

  • 2010-13

    Head of Marketing for Baby Child Care and Family Care at Kimberly-Clark, Moscow

  • 2008-13

    Head of Trade Marketing for Family Care & Baby Child Care businesses at Kimberly-Clark, Moscow

  • 2006-08

    Regional Trade Marketing Leader Russia and CIS at Dirol Cadbury LLC, Moscow

  • 2004-06

    Head of Trade Marketing at EFKO Foods, Russia

  • 1998-04

    Various roles in sales in Russian companies

  • 1997-98

    Credit Expert at 'SBS - AGRO' Bank, Moscow

Jim Harold

Head of Latin America (LATAM)