Region Head, Sandoz Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMA)
Mike Crichton was appointed Region Head, APMA (Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa) on April 1, 2018. He is responsible for leading commercial operations in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa driving strong profitable growth in the largest and most diverse generics market. He also serves as a member of the Sandoz Executive Committee.
Mike started his career in sales with Servier and Novartis in Canada, where he started as a Medical Representative. Subsequently he worked at Hoffmann-La Roche from 2003 to 2015 with increasing responsibilities at country and global levels and in several therapeutic areas, including General Manager in Indonesia and Korea.
Following this he served as Vice President, Cardiovascular & Metabolism Diseases at AstraZeneca USA where he was responsible for the commercialization of CVMD products, leading a team of more than 2500 associates.
He recently served as Asia-Pacific region head of Sandoz from September 2017 where he led commercial operations in Asia Pacific with around 20 countries including China, Australia and Japan.
A Canadian national, Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Bishop’s University.