Our People

We're proud of our employees, and every single one of them makes a valuable contribution to our vision to be the most indispensable medicines company in the Baltics.​

Teva Baltics / Sicor Biotech UAB is a rapidly developing company with ever increasing tangible value. However, its employees are its most cherished assets.

 

With an expansion of Operations during 2013 Teva Baltics / Sicor Biotech UAB has significantly increased the number of employees, which by the end of the year reached 300. The majority of our employees have a medical, pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry or bioengineering degree. Many of our employees at the R&D and production divisions have been working in the field of biopharma for more than a decade.

General Manager

Dr. Janis Meiksans (Jānis Meikšāns)

Position: General Manager and Chairman of the Board

 

Education: Medical Doctor specialised in Paediatric Surgery (Riga Stradins University)

 

Has worked at the company since: 2012

 

Professional Experience:

 

Pharmaceutical business
20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in marketing & sales and distribution companies
Experience as acting GM in Baltic, CIS and Nordic countries
Start-up business in 7 emerging markets

 

Medical care
18 years’ practical work experience in Paediatric surgery

 

Political experience
4 years Vice-President of the Latvian Physicians Association and Member of the Board.

Plant Manager

Giedrius Zunda (Giedrius Žunda)

Position: Plant Manager and Member of the Board


Education: Master in Ecology (Vilnius Gediminas Technical University)


Has worked at the company since: 2002


Professional Experience: Plant Manager at Sicor Biotech UAB (since 2012), Production Manager at Sicor Biotech UAB (2002 – 2012), Public Health Centre (2002), Biocentras UAB (1998–2002).

Controller Biologics Global

Ramune Ciuzele (Ramunė Čiuželė)

Position:  Controller Biologics Global and Member of the Board

 

Education: Bachelor in Business Administration

 

At the company since: 2016

 

Professional Experience: 16 years of experience in finance, pharmaceutical and other industries. Actavis S.ar.l, Steinhausen Branch (2011-2015), Actavis Baltics (2008-2011), Bitė Lietuva (2003-2007), Ernst & Young (2000-2002).

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Tatjana Sviderske (Tatjana Sviderskė)

Position:  Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board

 

Education: Doctor of Economics, Master in Investment Management, Bachelor in Finance Management

 

At the company since: 2010

 

Professional Experience: Interim CFO at Sicor Biotech UAB (since 2016), Finance Controller at Sicor Biotech UAB (since 2009), Accounting Specialist at Sicor Biotech UAB (2008), Accountant at Berlin-Chemie Menarini Baltic (2008-2010), Accountant at Cili Holdings UAB (2005-2008).

Head of Commercial Operations Baltics

Jelena Livsica (Jeļena Livšica)

Position: Head of Commercial Operations Baltics

 

Education: Bachelor in Social Sciences (Riga Stradins University)

 

Has worked at the company since: 2015

 

Professional Experience: 25 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry. Berlin-Chemie/Menarini representative office in Latvia (2010 – 2015), TBWA/Latvija (2008 – 2010), Fitania Ltd., representative office of Richard Bittner AG company (2002 – 2008), PharmaBaltica-Latvia, Ltd. (1993 – 2001).

Head of Rx Baltics

Dace Jekale

Position: Head of Rx Baltics

 

Education: Master degree in Business Administration, Sports Medicine Physician

 

Has worked at the company since: 2016

 

Professional Experience: 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry. Actavis Baltics UAB (2001 – 2016), Lek d.d. Pharmaceutical Company (1999 – 2001).

Head of OTC Baltics

Dr. Agita Birnbauma

Position: Head of OTC Baltics

 

Education: Master degree in Business Administration (Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration), Medical Doctor specialized in Psychotherapy (Riga Stradins University)

 

Has worked at the company since: 2012

 

Professional Experience:  Head of OTC Baltics at Sicor Biotech UAB (from 2012), Manager of Platform Marketing in Baltics, Ukraine, Kazakhstan at Mepha Baltic SIA (2010-2012), Manager of Platform Products in Baltics, Ukraine, Kazakhstan at Mepha Baltic SIA (2006-2010).