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IPMG Announces Retirement of Executive Director and Appointment of New Executive Director

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Jakarta, Indonesia (May 12, 2022) —Today, the International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Indonesia (IPMG) announced that its Executive Director Parulian Simanjuntak, is retiring as of May 27, 2022 after 19 years with the association.

“The Board of Directors is so grateful for Pak Anggi's many contributions over the past 19 years as Executive Director. Pak Anggi has demonstrated commitment, integrity and professionalismas IPMG navigated the opportunities and challenges of the Indonesian pharmaceutical sector in the broader national health-care industry. Perhaps above all else, Pak Anggi will be recognized for his resolute dedication to help IPMGtake the lead in driving greater transparency and the highest ethical standards of interaction with the healthcare community and patients,” said Ait-Allah Mejri, Board Chair.

Welcome Inge Kusuma – New Executive Director

The IPMG Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Inge Kusuma as its new Executive Director with effect from 1 June 2022. “The Board conducted a wide search for a leaderwith Inge's depth of experience and management expertise as well as her ability to work collaboratively in meeting the ever-changing challenges faced by our sector. With Inge’s leadership and unwavering commitment to serving patients, IPMG is poised to strengthen its role of responsible health partner. I genuinely look forward to working with Inge and the Board to continue serving patients and delivering value for our members,” noted Mr. Mejri.

With over 25 years of experience in executive management and commercial operations within the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, Inge has occupied positions of increasing responsibility in leading healthcare companies. At Roche, she was the Country Head in Vietnam before moving to AstraZeneca, as Country President in Thailand, and most recently, as Oncology Brand Directorfor International Oncology Team. Inge attained her bachelor of medicine from Maranatha Christian University and Master of Management from Gadjah Mada University.

About IPMG 

IPMG represents the world’s leading innovative biopharmaceutical research companies, which are operating in Indonesia and devoted to discovering and developing medicines and vaccines that enable patients worldwide to live longer, healthier and more productive lives. Since 2002, IPMG member companies have introduced more than 900 state-of-the art products into Indonesia to treat cancer, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and other diseases. IPMG members currently employ over 10,000 Indonesians who are working as true partners of the Indonesia health community in order to increase the national availability of medicines and vaccines, and promote pro-growth and pro-innovation policies for the benefit of Indonesian patients and the economy.

IPMG member companies 

Denmark: Novo Nordisk, France:Sanofi Group, Servier, Italy: Transfarma Medica Indah, Japan: Astellas, Eisai, Meiji, Otsuka, Takeda, Mitsubishi-Tanabe, Switzerland: APL, Mundipharma, Novartis, Roche, Germany: Boehringer-Ingelheim, Merck, Bayer, B-Braun, Singapore: Wellesta, United Kingdom: Astra Zeneca, GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, USA: Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Pfizer, Organon, Actavis.

Connect with IPMG

For further information on IPMG, please contact:

Suyanthy Zoelkifli
Communications Manager
Office: Wisma Pondok Indah, 3rd Floor, Room 308, Jakarta Selatan - Indonesia
Mobile: +62 8161393433
E-mail: suyanthy.zoelkifli@ipmg-online.com

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