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Regional Leadership Team

Menarini Asia-Pacific is led by some of the most experienced minds in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. Bringing over 160 years of combined experience from markets around Asia-Pacific, these top leaders are focused on extending quality healthcare solutions to all who need it.

Maurizio Luongo

Chief Executive Officer

In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Maurizio ensures the smooth operations of Menarini in the region. A veteran marketing professional, he was previously appointed as Corporate Consumer Health Business Unit Director of Menarini Consumer Health, where he drove the distribution expansion of the portfolio. Prior to joining Menarini, Maurizio worked in various industries with companies including Angelini, Tigi Italia Healthcare, L’Oreal and Saritel SpA.

Christopher Tay

Chief Administrative Officer

Having accumulated comprehensive professional and management expertise in multiple industries, Christopher oversees the Human Resources, Legal and Intellectual Property, Corporate Branding and Communications, Information Technology and Facilities Management functions in his role as the Chief Administrative Officer. He is also the group’s Company Secretary.

Ho Long Shiuan

Regional Chief Financial Officer

As the Regional Chief Financial Officer, Long leads and directs the full suite of finance services to drive business results across the region, including accounting, tax, treasury, risk management, budgeting and management reporting. He also serves on the boards of A. Menarini Asia-Pacific Holdings and various Menarini affiliates and has deep expertise honed from helming financial roles in the FMCG, capital markets and healthcare industries.

Glen Godresse

Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Commercial Excellence

As Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Commercial Excellence, Glen leads Menarini Asia-Pacific’s integrated commercial model covering the Regional Franchise for ethical and consumer healthcare brands as well as Commercial Excellence covering business intelligence, market access, marketing excellence and digital excellence to advance Menarini’s unique value proposition to meet the evolving healthcare needs. Glen has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with several major multinational companies where he has established a proven track record of success in senior marketing, strategic planning and commercial roles across the region. Since 2015, Glen has held numerous leadership roles including as General Manager Australia and New Zealand and Regional Vice-President of Medical Marketing.

Brett Hayes

Regional Vice President


Armed with deep expertise in leadership positions across General Managment, Commercialisation and the functional roles of Medical, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, Brett currently heads the strategic Specialty Care Portfolio that covers Oncology, Anti-Infectives and products for rare diseases. Brett is also a member of the Global Biomarkers leadership, and oversees the Biomarkers pre-launch and commercialization phases in the Asia-Pacific Region. Since 2007, Brett has held numerous senior roles within Menarini Asia-Pacific covering diverse markets including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam and Thailand.

Mark Brown

Regional Vice President


Mark is a veteran of the pharmaceutical industry, both globally and in Asia. Armed with a deep knowledge of the APAC markets, he leads Menarini’s business in Australia & New Zealand, India, Indonesia and Korea. Mark was the General Manager of A. Menarini Korea and Managing Director of A. Menarini Thailand/Vietnam prior to his move to Singapore.

Thomas Birsinger

Regional Vice President and General Manager of Menarini Thailand

Leveraging an extensive track record in managing diverse markets, sales and marketing as well as business development, Tom helms Menarini’s operations in Thailand, while overseeing the Company’s portfolio in Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia. He first joined Menarini in 2010 as GM Vietnam, prior to which, he amassed vast experience across Asia at various pharmaceutical giants including Zuellig Pharma and Boehringer Ingelheim.

Valerie Lau

Regional Vice President - Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines & Cross-Border E-Commerce

Valerie is presently Regional Vice-President for the country cluster comprising Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore. In addition, she also helms the rapidly growing Cross Border E-Commerce business within Menarini Asia-Pacific. Until her current appointments, she was the Regional VP of Consumer Healthcare since joining Menarini in 2016 and came to Menarini with extensive experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management in blue-chip MNCs across both the consumer goods and healthcare industries.


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