Creating and delivering excellence is what we as a team bring to our business partners. Whether it be a service or customized; Our leading VP’s and management team are experts in their work, through their extensive experience and education, they can deliver
CYRILLE F. BUHRMAN
DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD AND CEO
Master of Business NUS Singapore Executive Program Degree of INSEAD MBA from National University of Singapore
Patrik Bruhlmann has been the Chief Executive Officer at Pacific Healthcare since June 2015 and he also joined the Board of the Group at the same time. Mr. Bruhlmann has wealth of experience gained in Asia Pacific and the Middle East with a variety of Board and Chief Executive Officer positions at organizations with up to 3000 staff.
Patrik joined as Group CEO coming from Australia where he served 5 years as the CEO of Vesture Limited, the second largest property services provider in Australia. Prior to that he gained extensive experience in the pharmaceutical (retail and wholesale) industry serving as CEO at Zuellig Pharma in several countries including Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and Asia from 1997 to 2010. He holds a Bachelor degree in hotel management from the famous École Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland. He is a graduate of two highly related business schools holding the Executive Pro- gram degree of INSEAD and an MBA degree from the National University of Singapore.
DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD
Tiziana Sucharitkul is on the board of directors at Pacific Healthcare
She is ranked as one of Thailand’s leading dispute resolution lawyers by publications including The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Asialaw Profiles which named her the Asia-Pacific Disputes Star of the Year 2015. Tiziana, a lawyer licensed and educated in California, previously practiced at the international law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. Known for her ability to develop strategies that not only address, but anticipate, clients’ needs, Tiziana is a perfect fit as part of our board at Pacific Healthcare.
DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD
CEO, GM, Country Manager, Executive Interim Manager and Management Consultant.
Mario has spent more than 25 years in Corporate, Regional and Local Life Science management assignments. His expertise is the structured design of high performance organizations delivering ambitious profitable growth. The knowledge and strengths Mario brings to the board is extensive, with him on the board, it promotes growth as well as perfected advisory and decisive skills.
DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD
David brings an extensive finance, accounting and tax background, coupled with experience gained in operational and strategic areas of business to the board.
He is CEO of ROCG Asia Pacific with a career spanning over twenty years of providing advice to businesses around the globe. David has worked with clients ranging from start-ups to listed businesses across a wide range of industries and locations with activities from acquisition, strategy, growth, cash flow and general business advisory.
With such expansive expertise, skills and qualifications, David’s strengths in financial and strategic management will assist in the achievement of new levels of business and shareholder value growth.
DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD
Jessie Tang brings with her for 33 years‘ experience from conglomerate business, financial services, and pharmaceutical distribution. With 25 years at Zuellig Pharma and played in numbers of senior management roles across the organization, she owned numbers of proven track records of achievement particularly in growing sales revenue from RM500 million to RM3.5 billion while being Chief Executive, Malaysia. She leaved her legacy at Zuellig Pharma with the final position of SVP, Executive Coaching. She has a solid background with extensive experiences in financial and accounting, information technology, and client management. With her expertise and business acumen, she will strategically advise and assist Pacific Healthcare creating a dynamic path to build sustainable growth.
Our management team
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Ms. Dara Menavanich joined PHC in 2016 as Chief Operating Officer bringing with her over 30 years of knowledge and on the ground experience in the cosmetic and medical industries. Ms. Menavanich has progressed through the different roles within the industry starting at Glaxo Smith Kline as a medical representative before being promoted to Field Sales Manager, where she stayed for a further ten years at Glaxo Smith Kline. Taking this experience she joined Zuellig Pharma Co. Ltd., as VP of Sales and Marketing for the last ninteen years before bringing her 32 years of experience to Pacific Healthcare. In her various roles she has successfully lifted the standards of sales teams and leveraged the skill set of her team (including sales reps, area managers, brand manager and business unit director). She has set up talent pooled training that creates a career path for progression within her teams allowing her team to develop further skills and grow. Ms.Dara Menavanich trained Mini MBA from Thammasart Univeristy and is a Bachelor of Commerce graduate from the Thai Chamber of Commerce. She has also expanded her skills and knowledge through studies with INSEAD in Singapore including sales force effectiveness.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Khun Sermsak brings with him over 17 years of experience in leading MNCs particularly in Accounting and Auditing services, FMCG, Retail, and Pharmaceutical companies with a solid background of Finance and Accounting skills. Prior to joining Pacific Healthcare, he worked at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Thailand as Auditor after that joined Minor Food Group as Business Analyst taking care of The Pizza Company brand. He then moved to Eli Lilly as Finance Planning Manager and got a career promotion to be Financial Controller respectively. In 2011, he moved back to Minor Food Group as Financial Controller for Pizza Company until 2014. He joins us from Thai Union Group where he worked as Financial Director of Thailand and Emerging Market business.
Khun Sermsak holds a Bachelor of Business Accounting from Assumption University and Master of Management from Mahidol University. Moreover, he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).”
VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Wilai Pitakmongkol has joined the Pacific Healthcare Group, following an 18 year career with Zuellig Pharma, Thailand. Previously she worked for Cathay Pacific Airways at their Bangkok office. During her career, she focused intensively on business development and customer service experience of clients. Her extensive knowledge of Thai Healthcare environment with its many clients and principals will certainly add a lot of value to our organization.
VP OF PEOPLE AND CULTURE
Mr. Jenpakorn Veerachayapornpong graduated a Bachelor of Hotel & Tourism Management with Second Class Honor at International Programme, Siam University. He was offered a scholarship to pursue the MBA majoring in Marketing Management and International Business Management .After graduated the BBA, he has started his career at one of the best leading hotel in the world, “Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok”. 7 years at Mandarin Oriental in the role of people developer, he has developed and conducted various training sessions for maintaining hotel standard. With competency of business acumen and driving for result, he joined with the premium commercial laundry in Thailand “i-Klean Laundry” as a General Manager at age of 26. He has successfully implemented marketing strategies, resulting in 20% increase in sales with higher market expansion in B2B and B2C. In addition, he has over 12 years’ experience in managing and driving “people and culture” within organizations such as “Miracle Hotel Group” and “Chatrium Residence Sathorn Bangkok Hotel” including the delivery of exclusively created training sessions for executives and companies such as Bank of Ayudhaya, Asia Business Connect, Thai Hotel Association, 3K Battery, Stock Exchange of Thailand, Department of Export Promotion, etc. There are numbers of proven track record of his achievement in driving people and culture. Mr. Jenpakorn Veerachayapornpong joined Pacific Healthcare Group as VP of People and Culture. He has been a valuable asset to the organization bringing experience and commitment to the group.
Daniel Lui is an IT executive with 30 years’ experience in delivering business transformation programs, leading technology & operations services; Have worked on various assignments in Asia Pacific and Europe. Industries experience in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, supply chain and manufacturing services.
In 2018, Daniel Lui joined Pacific Healthcare Group in Bangkok, as the CIO and VP Operations, with overall responsibilities of IT and Logistics across operating countries, driving the strategy, operations and innovation.
VP SALES & MARKETING
Warawan Chantarasomboon has joined the Pacific Healthcare Group as Vice President Strategy. She has a wide experience in marketing, trade marketing/ sales as well as leading Business Units with proven record in FMCG, Consumer Healthcare and Pharmaceutical business in leading multinational companies for 22 years.
Warawan started her career in Marketing in Kao Commercial, then she moved to Coca-Cola handling Fanta and Nescafe ready to drink. She then moved to Pharmaceutical industry in GSK Consumer leading OTC business. In 2008 she moved to Merck as Consumer Business Unit Head and moved back to GSK in 2012 as Head of Expert Sales & Marketing until 2015. Then she moved to Mundipharma where she spent 3 years there and her recently role was General Manager.
Warawan is a graduate of Chulalongkorn University and received her Master degree in Marketing from Webster University, UK. She has also strengthened her leadership skills and knowledge through studies at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France/Singapore) where she got certificate in “Transition to General Management” program in 2018.
VP INTERNATIONAL & STRATEGY
Khun Pichitchai brings with him for 29 years experienced in managing functional diversity of accounting, financing, sales and marketing from various industries such as Bangkok Produce; agricultural, Thomson Television; TV broadcasting, Sony; electrical appliance, Pepsi-Cola; beverage manufacturing, Act Media; advertising, and Pfizer.
In 2000, he joined Pfizer in a capability of Finance Director for Thailand and Indochina Markets. With 21 years at Pfizer, he has remarkably experienced and strongly engaged numbers of project in particular on M&A such as acquisition of the rich heritage American pharmaceutical company “Warner-Lambert" in 2000 that made Pfizer became second largest drug company in the world at that time. With growth strategy of Pfizer, it built him becoming an expert in M&A from last merging 2 well-known American pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, Pharmacia-Upjohn in 2003 and Wyeth in 2009. Before joining the Pacific Healthcare, he was General Manager of Upjohn Thailand (a Pfizer’s subsidiary) and drove the annual sales turnover nearly 4bn THB.
Khun Pichitchai holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Kasetsart University and Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance and Marketing from Sri-Phathum University.