Board of Directors
Aamir Butt, CEO:
Building a tested customer centric go-to-market strategy and executing it through focused organisational alignment is in Aamir’s DNA. With 20-years of experience of starting and selling his own businesses, and supporting over 90 other businesses, taking new products to new markets is at the heart of his expertise. Aamir has built scalable business models across several verticals including health, medtech, digital and service industries. Goal-focused and results-oriented, Aamir uses tools and processes effectively and he also teaches, consults and coaches.
Dr. Donald de Korte – Head of Marketing & Global Access:
Donald is a Medical Doctor and Epidemiologist with 30+ years in Synthélabo (Sanofi), Servier, MSD, Novartis, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the International Diabetes Federation. Founder of the African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnership in Botswana, and the Ibani-Se HIV/AIDS Initiative in Nigeria, his leadership style is described in external reviews as "can do".
Prof. Dr. Roland Schlesinger, Head of R&D & Chief Medical Officer:
Roland has over 25 years of Research and Development leadership experience in the pharmaceutical and MedTech industry with a strong focus on risk management and pharmacovigilance. He is an author and co-author of several books and guides for the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare. Roland translates complex scientific discoveries into practical applications to help to understand, diagnose and treat complex cancerous disorders and promotes the cutting-edge technology of early cancer screening by the use of precision and personalized medicine. Roland leads the Academic Research Network (ARN) and is the Medical Director of the International Interdisciplinary Research Center (IIRC) at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna. He is also a Member of the Interdisciplinary Austrian Blockchain Research Group at Secure Business Austria Research. Roland is also a member of the Board of Directors at Insud Pharma Group. He studied medicine at the University of Vienna, and in Paris and Moscow, Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Rory Lavelle, Chief Commercial Officer:
Rory is proven and passionate sales leader with over 30 years commercial experience in both the Information Technology and Telecommunications markets. A graduate in Electronic Engineering, he quickly moved into the commercial world where he progressed through roles such as Applications Engineering; Product Management; Business Management; General Management through to his last role as a V.P of Sales and Marketing in a billion dollar USA company, in the Telecommunications sector. He spent the last 23 years building and leading Sales & Marketing teams in Europe & Africa, culminating in his most recent role in directing and leading the entire European and African teams, responsible for c$200m of revenue. He has strong experience in both B2B & B2C environments with most experience in driving Distribution & Reseller acquisition and development strategies & regional Go To Market Models, and more latterly building high-touch large end-user focused sales teams too.