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Summary

Argintas is agile life sciences senior executive with 10+ years'experience in all aspects of general management of top tier multinational pharmaceutical companies’ ventures and international multi-million portfolio leveraged buyout medical devices company. His experience spans sales & marketing, businesses turning-around, companies unprecedented growth and organizational change across geographies. Served in leadership roles with Takeda Pharmaceutical, Novartis Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical and Abbott Laboratories. Argintas holds an Executive MBA degree from Baltic Management Institute and Doctor of Medicine degree. STRATEGY PLANNING & TRANSFORMATION DRIVING As a change-agent he have developed strategies and led successfully businesses rapid growth, organizations development during 3 companies’ turnarounds, 2 companies’ businesses footprint establishing and 3 M&As. BUSINESS GROWTH & CONSISTENT MEETING AGGRESSIVE GOALS He propelled businesses revenues and EBITDAs at double-digit CAGR, launched 6 breakthrough pharmaceuticals and medical technologies including multiple countries, reached products highest market shares in EU, built new commercial models. Argintas has 20 years’ experience of commercial operations in all Baltics, EU-wide & Asia, managing complexity across brands, markets, functions, cultures. SPECIALTIES ● General Management incl. Leadership and Organizational Management (embrace Change Management and Turnaround) | People Management and Development | Building High Performance Team | Matrix Organization | Merge & Acquisition ● Sales & Marketing | Strategy Planning and Execution | Commercial Operations & Excellence | Business Development | Products Sales Management | Pre-launch | Market Launch | Life Cycle, Portfolio, KOLs' relationship & Stakeholders' Management ● Pharmaceuticals | Specialty Market | Orphan Drugs | Oncology, Ophthalmology | Generics | OTC | Medical Devices | Capital Equipment ● Early & Market Access | Pricing | Reimbursement

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Partner
    Since July 2014
    As a partner of international training and consulting organization provide advice in organizational and businesses development, strategy, market access, portfolio management, selling excellence with main focus on life sciences sector.

Past Experience

  • General Manager
    September 2009 --- June 2014
    Managed local operating company of Japan based global pharmaceutical corporation. ACHIEVEMENTS ► Designed strategic plan and transformed the company to high performing optimized organization which demonstrated sustainable profitable growth ► Built new commercial model, reached highest in Europe market shares of promoted pharmaceuticals and OTC products ► Ensured pre-launch, market access and launch of innovative medicines ► Led local operating company formerly known as Nycomed successful integration into Takeda Pharmaceutical after two parent corporations merge

  • Chief Executive Officer
    August 2007 --- September 2009
    Managed leveraged buy-out Icelandic and Spanish private equity company. ILSANTA is Baltic region's largest multi-million portfolio medical devices and disposables (represent Boston Scientific, Datascope, Cardinal Health, 3M, Ansell, Covidien, Welchallyn, Acist/Bracco), medical equipment (represent TRUMPF GmbH, da Vinci Surgery, Berlin Heart GmbH) sales, marketing and distribution company with subsidiaries in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, as well as import disposables from Asia and export to Kazakhstan. ACHIEVEMENTS ► Designed strategic plan and effected company turnaround ► Developed and transformed organization which during global financial crisis has achieved best financial results of all time ► Expanded products and services portfolio and operations geography

  • Head of 2 Business Units in Baltic Countries
    August 2006 --- August 2007
    Managed simultaneously 2 independent business units (Infectious Diseases, Transplantology & Immunology (IDTI) and Ophthalmics) in three Baltic Countries that were selling research based medicines and operating through matrix organization, reported directly to European therapeutical areas leadership. ACHIEVEMENTS ► Established 2 Business Units in all three Baltic Countries ► Rapidly and successfully launched breakthrough innovative treatments in all three countries

  • General Manager
    August 2003 --- August 2006
    Managed American pharmaceutical company sales and marketing venture in Lithuania. The company has been acquired by Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Group. roup. ACHIEVEMENTS ► Transformed the company to high performing optimized organization and dramatically improved financial performance ► Ensured innovative medicines market access and launch, increased market shares of generic and OTC products

  • Sales Manager Lithuania, Baltic Countries Line Manager
    January 1996 --- May 2003
    As employee of regional office in Switzerland started and developed business in Baltic Countries. ACHIEVEMENTS ► Established new organizations in three Baltic Countries ► Coordinated 2 franchises excellence centres activity in Central Europe and Israel ► Started, developed and managed its research based innovative pharmaceuticals, OTC, hospital products and infant nutrition franchises ► Ensured market access and launch of large number of products

Personality

Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityApproachabilityCommunicativeCuriosityCritical thinkingInnovative thinkingOptimismOrientationProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedStrategic thinkingTrust

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Account ManagementBiopharmaceuticalsBusiness DevelopmentBusiness StrategyCardiologyChange ManagementCoachingCommercializationEntrepreneurshipGeneral MedicineGastroenterologyForecastingGeneral practiceHospitalsInfectious diseasesInterventional CardiologyInvestmentsLeadershipLife SciencesManagement ConsultingmanagementMarket AnalysisMarket developmentMarketingMarketing ManagementMarketing StrategyMedical oncology Mergers & AcquisitionsMultilingualNew Business DevelopmentObstetrics and gynecologyOphthalmologyOrthopedicpeople managementPharmaceutical IndustryPharmaceuticsPricingProject Portfolio ManagementProject ManagementRegistration of the productRegulatory RequirementsRegulatory ComplianceRestructuringSalesSales EffectivenessSales ManagementSales Operations
LinkedIn Assessment :
Pharmaceutical IndustryMarket accessStrategymanagementBusiness DevelopmentPharmaceuticsPharmaceutical salesOrganizational LeadershipSales EffectivenessMedical DevicesoncologyBusiness StrategyProduct launchChange ManagementBiotechnologyLeadershipRegulatory affairsMarket AnalysisTrainingInfectious diseasesOrganizational Management (change management, M&A)Commercial Operations across Sales, Marketing and DistributionManagerial and Financial Accounting (LBO expierence)Sales ManagementMarketing ManagementBusiness PlanningProduct MarketingMarketingNegotiationCommercial ManagementComplianceSOP developmentCorporate GovernanceLegalExportImportCoachingSales OperationsDistributorsDistribution StrategiesCash FlowWorking Capital ManagementTender SubmissionsCapital EquipmentMedical EquipmentReverse MergersTurn Around ManagementBuyoutsBalance SheetOrganizational Development

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skillsAdvise on strategyCoachIdentify market opportunitiesImplement marketing plansImplement Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Interact with KOLInteract with physiciansLiaise with doctorsManage complexityManage multiple projectsMonitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Oral presentation

Education

  • Internatonal EMBA in Business Administraton from Baltic Management Institute in 2003
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in Medicine from Vilniaus Universitetas in 1995

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
English
Full Proficiency
Russian
Full Proficiency
Lithuanian
Native
German
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Lithuania

Others

Driving License
  • Yes