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

Jānis Meikšāns

Position: General Manager and Chairman of the Board

 

Education: Medical Doctor specialised in Paediatric Surgery

 

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 Žunda

Position: Plant Manager and Member of the Board


Education: Master of Ecology at 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).

Dir CFO Baltics and Controller Biologics

Ramune Ciuzele

Position: Dir CFO Baltics and Controller Biologics

 

Education: Bachelor of 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)

Interim CFO

Tatjana Sviderske

Position: Interim Chief Financial Officer

 

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

 

At the company since: 2010

 

Professional Experience: interim Chief Financial Officer at Sicor Biotech (since 2016), Finance Controller at Sicor Biotech (since 2009), Accounting Specialist at Sicor Biotech (2008), Accountant at Berlin-Chemie Menarini Baltic (2008-2010), Accountant at UAB „Cili Holdings“ (2005-2008)

Country Manager Teva Lithuania

Audrius Tutlys

Position: Country Manager Teva Lithuania

 

Education: Medical doctor (Vilnius University);
Executive master of business administration (Kaunas University of Technology, Institute of Business Strategy)

 

Has worked at the company since: 2002

 

Professional Experience: Biofa AB (1998-2000), Biotechna UAB (2000-2002).

Country Manager Teva Latvia

Jelena Livsica

Position: Country Manager Teva Latvia

 

Education: Riga Stradins University, Bachelor of Social Sciences

 

Has worked at the company since: Year 2015

 

Professional Experience: 20 years experience in pharmaceutical industry, 2 years international experience in Marketing Management. PharmaBaltica-Latvia, Ltd. (1993 – 1994), Medical Academy of Latvia (1997 – 1998), PharmaBaltica-Latvia, Ltd. (1994 – 2001),  Fitania Ltd., representative office of Richard Bittner AG company (2002 – 2008), TBWA/Latvija (2008 – 2010), Berlin-Chemie/Menarini representative office in Latvia (2010 – 2015)

Country Manager Teva Estonia

Aivar Einmann

Position: Country Manager Teva Estonia

 

Education: Tallinn Technical University, Road Engineering Degree

 

Has worked at the company since: Year 2015

 

Professional Experience: 15 years experience in sales and management positions in pharmaceutical and other industries. Lukeren Trading Oü ( 1998 – 2009 ), Glaxosmithkline ( 2010 – 2012 ), Revalmed Trading Oü ( 2012 – 2014 ), Studio Moderna ( 2014 – 2015 )