Claudiu Cheles is the ad-interim General Manager of Roche Romania starting with October 2020. With more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Claudiu Cheles held various local and regional management roles like Sales Director, Business Unit Head and Franchise Head CEE, General Manager in companies with diverse business models such as Servier, Glenmark, Valeant and Novartis.

Claudiu Cheles is a licensed Medical Doctor, graduating from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest. He holds an MBA from Glasgow Caledonian University (2014) as well as other highly specialized trainings and management programs (Channel Management, Management Competencies, Strategic Launches, Scrum & Sprint Methodology) geared for the pharmaceutical industry.

Claudiu Cheles joined Roche Romania in 2016 as Sales Director and was instrumental in creating the company’s commercial structure while researching innovative pathways for patients and customers solutions. In his new position, he will continue Roche Romania’s focus on environment shaping initiatives, together with non-governmental associations and the industry, in order to ensure that the Romanian patients can also benefit from the latest discoveries and technologies in the medical field.