Roche (M) Sdn. Bhd. (Roche Malaysia) announced that it has appointed Lance Duan as the new Managing Director effective 1 July 2017. Lance Duan will be in charge of overall business of Roche Malaysia Affiliate. Prior to this appointment, Lance was the Head of a Business Unit at Roche Pharma China.
He brings with him 20 years of cross-industry experience comprising pharmaceutical, academia and government. Lance joined Roche in 2011 and has since held various commercial positions in the organization including part of the Roche Pharma China Leadership Team since 2012.
Lance holds a MBA from China Europe International Business School and graduated from China Medical University with a degree in Clinical Medicine.
“Roche has a strong presence in Malaysia and I am pleased to be part of the Roche Malaysia pharmaceutical team.” Lance said.
“We will continue to improve patient access in various disease areas and look forward to collaborating with diverse stakeholders to ensure Malaysians have access to our innovative medicines to improve their lives,” he added.
Roche, he said continues to see Malaysia as an important investment with the recent launch of Roche Asia Pacific Shared Service Centre that provides job opportunities to skilled Malaysians in the areas of finance, procurement and IT.