Anton Leshchenko

Basic

Immediate value addition for the emerging markets of Russia/CIS, Africa, MENA

Angestellt, Cluster General Manager Central and Eastern Europe, Kyowa Kirin International

Prag, Czech Republic

Skills

Emerging Markets
Business Development
International business
General Management
Pharmaceutical Sales
Medical Disposables
Medical Devices
Global Marketing
Marketing Strategy
Marketing Planning
E-Marketing
E-Commerce
Start-ups
Business Intelligence
Product launch
Market Analysis
Sales Effectiveness
Marketing Excellence
Market access
Sales operations
Brand management
P&L Management
Pricing strategy
Transfer pricing
Partnership
co-Marketing
Project management
Brand Development
Commercial Management
Patents
IP
Trade mark
Cross-functional management
Coaching
Corporate Finance
M&A
Board membership
Budget Planning
Africa
CIS
Russia
LATAM
Asia
MENA
CNS
Psychiatry
Oncology
Endocrinology
Women's Health
Cardiology
Men's Health
EMEA
Reimbursement
Pain Management
Vaccines
Diabetes
Affiliate Marketing
Consulting
Online Marketing
Distribution
Six Sigma
Strategy
Strategic Partnerships

Timeline

Professional experience for Anton Leshchenko

  • Current 1 year and 11 months, since Nov 2020

    Cluster General Manager Central and Eastern Europe

    Kyowa Kirin International

    CGM CEE Rare Disease Business Unit

  • Current 2 years and 7 months, since Mar 2020

    Managing Director CEE, Russia/CIS, Africa

    KYBORA

    Emerging markets of Africa (MAGREB, SADEC, FWA), Russia/CIS and MENA Life Science, Biotech, Medical Disposables, Veterinary, Digital Medicine - M&A Buy-Side / Acquisition - M&A Sell-Side / Divestment - In Licensing - Out Licensing - Market entrance consultancy - Tailored customer based Projects

  • 7 months, Sep 2019 - Mar 2020

    Board Advisor. Global BD&L

    SOTHEMA

    Strategic and Operations Development • Board member role responsible for the Gap analysis and Global expansion of SOTHEMA • Extending plan to SADEC, Eastern and Central Europe, GCC/MENA, Asia • Strategic and Alliance Partnerships with Global Pharma leaders for In-, Out- license and contract manufacturing services. Global BD&L

  • 2 years and 3 months, Apr 2017 - Jun 2019

    Global Business Development and Commercial Strategy Executive. Board Member

    SLK Group

    • Market entrance to Russia/CIS • Entrance for manufacturers from Russia/CIS to Africa, MENA, LATCAM • Spearhead partnership projects in base and niche medical disposables and pharmaceuticals in Russia/CIS (Common Independent States) • Distribution network and coordinate high-impact promotions for private and tender business to cover all Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan • Access and reimbursement Board Member

  • 4 years and 4 months, Jan 2013 - Apr 2017

    CEO (Emerging Markets)

    Avacare Health International

    • Launched holding structure from scratch to expand Avacare Group into international/global business operations in core lines such as Medical Disposables, Pharmaceuticals, and Orthopedics. • Instituted fully-fledged affiliates in CIS, Russia, and subsequently in Eastern Europe (e.g. Ukraine, Georgia, Uzbekistan). • Successfully forged partnerships in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Moldova, and Armenia.

  • 4 years and 1 month, Jan 2009 - Jan 2013

    Commercial Manager Lead

    Aspen Global Inc.

    • Distribution strategy for 24 markets in LATAM and CARICAM within 2 years. • Relationships with key distributors and affiliates’ commercial heads, as well as two partner companies, Iroko Holdings and Coreveo. • Board member for both Aspen and two partner companies. • Championed full-scope project management for Iroko deal encompassing more than 46 countries. • Solicited, negotiated, and secured distribution contract with 12 distributors globally, and propelled sales in key markets by 12%+ annually.

  • 1 year, Jan 2008 - Dec 2008

    Regional Sales Manager (Top Talent Development Program assignment)

    Eli Lilly and Company

    Corporate Talent Development Program 2008 • Developed, mentored, motivated, and empowered team of eight medical representatives and affiliate portfolio comprising Endo, CNS, Oncology and Retail (Cialis) products • Controlled and expanded region representing 28% of territory in Russia • Reversed declining sales trend to boost cumulative growth by 8% over 12 months • Successfully positioned Cialis and retail team

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 2005 - Jan 2008

    Senior Brand Manager CNS

    Eli Lilly and Company

    • Aligned, mobilized, and directed four marketers, led co-marketing activities with Boheringer Ingelheim, in Psychiatry and Neurology of Russia. • Advocacy group support strategy and held Six Sigma Green Belt consulting • Launched products in Russia and CIS • Shepherded anti-crisis Federal Reimbursement List in Russia. • Fueled sales in private and other non-reimbursed channels

  • 11 months, Mar 2004 - Jan 2005

    New Products Planning Manager

    Eli Lilly and Company

    • Provided influential marketing leadership for new pharmaceuticals from discovery through product decision and preparation for commercial success. • Planned, coordinated, and effectively orchestrated launch of new antidepressant (Cymbalta) in Russia. • Forged partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim to promote Duloxetine in Russia/CIS and set up NPP (New Product Planning) process with Russian affiliate and CIS.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Oct 2002 - Mar 2004

    Finance / Business Analyst

    Eli Lilly and Company

    • Helmed P&L analysis and optimization by supervising complete spectrum of financial functions spanning budgeting, forecasting, business planning, financial metrics analysis, EVA, corporate finance affiliate metrics analysis, and risk management. • Implemented cross-functional process for business planning cycle which improved efficiency and quality of regional submissions.

Educational background for Anton Leshchenko

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jun 2001 - Sep 2002

    International business

    Schiller-Stamford International University

    Marketing, Finance

  • 2 years, Jul 1995 - Jun 1997

    Business Administration

    Friends University

    Marketing

Languages

  • German

    Intermediate

  • English

    First language

  • Russian

    First language

Wants

Global Business Development
Regional Marketing
International Sales
Global Marketing Management
Global Commerce
Emerging Markets
EMEA
CIS
Russia
General Management
CEE
Africa
MENA
Director
Marketing Excellence
New Product Planning
Board of Directors
Vice President
BD&L
M&A Consulting
In license
Out license
Austria
Switzerland
UAE
Germany
Senior Management
Executive

Interests

Water Sports
Hiking
Fishing
Reading

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