About Us /

Management

Vladas Algirdas Bumelis

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Education: Master degree in Chemistry, Ph.D. in Chemistry and Ph.D. in Biotechnology

Professional Experience: Has served as Chairman of the Board for biotech companies Biofa and Biotechna till 1999, as well as General Manager of Sicor Biotech (member of Teva Pharmaceuticals) until 2012. In 2004 prof. Vladas Algirdas Bumelis received science Award of Lithuania in recognition of his achievements in science and technology in developing and producing of recombinant proteins.

  

Tomas Bubinas

Position: Chief Operating Officer

Education: Master’s Degree in Economics; MBA

Professional Experience: Has over 10 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience. He most recently served as Senior Director, Operations at Teva Biopharmaceuticals USA. Prior to this he was CFO of Teva Baltics and Finance Director at Sicor Inc. Between 1994 and 2001 held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Coopers&Lybrand and PricewaterhouseCoopers Lithuanian and UK practices.


Dainius Navašinskas

Position: Head of Production Department

Education: Master’s Degree in Bioengineering

Professional Experience: 11 years of experience in Production department of Protein purification sector in global leading biopharmaceutical company

 

 Mindaugas Katkus

Position: Qualified Person

Education: Master Degree in Biochemistry, Manager of Technologies diploma

Professional Experience: Has over 16 years experience in the pharmaceutical (large volume parenterals) and biopharmaceutical industry at different management positions: Head of Quality Control, Head of Validation, Senior Validation Engineer and Quality Assurance Manager.

Ten years has worked in SICOR Biotech TEVA. Has expertise in analytical methods for biologicals and requirements applicable for centralized registration of biosimilars in EU by EMA, BLA (FDA), TGA, ANVISA (Brasil), PMDA (Japan), Ukraine, Russia and other countries; transfer of methods and technologies. Experienced in external audits, audits of contract manufacturing activities, laboratories and due diligence.

 

André Markmann

Position: Vice President Business Development

Education: Ph.D. in Biochemistry

Professional Experience: Has 16 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry in various positions, thereof 13 years in Business Development for CMO´s. Has worked for global leading companies like Aventis and DSM.

 

Tamara Popovich Smith

Position: Vice President Sales & Business Development

Education: BS in Biology

Professional Experience: Has 20 years of experience in business development and project management in the biotechnology area. Working at different positions, from Senior Lab Analyst to Senior Regional Sales & Marketing Manager and Senior Director for Business Development, she aquired a vast experience in strategic planning, achievements in negotiations and extensive knowledge of bioprocessing operations.  

 

Andrew Carver

Position: Senior Director Business Development

Education: Scientific Technician

Profesional Experience: Has more than 27 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry progressively gathered in scientific research, business development, commercial operations, licensing, business planning and contract manufacturing in GMP environment.

 

  Valerijus Lisovas

Position: Head of Shared Services Department, Engineering & Maintenance.

Education: Bachelor degree in Transport engineering economics and management.

Professional Experience: 

6 years’ experience in engineering systems maintenance, control and organization as a Technical Director in building industry. 3 years’ experience in engineering systems maintenance control and organization as an Oil Terminal Manager in an oil company. 8 years’ experience in an international sales company’s economy and transport maintenance as a Technical Manager.