Executive Team

Executive Team

Dr Dennise Broderick, Managing Director and President 

Together with Almac Group’s Board of Directors, Dennise is responsible for all aspects of the pharmaceutical company’s operations, marketing and governance across its sites throughout Europe and the US.

Dennise is a highly successful, respected and inspiring Executive Business Leader, with an extensive career within the pharmaceutical industry. Most recently Dennise held the position of Country Manager, leading the Irish affiliate of IPSEN Pharmaceuticals and was responsible for all aspects of the business. Prior to this Dennise also held CEO/MD and senior leadership roles with Pfizer, Hospira, Zeneus, Viatris and other pharmaceutical companies both in Ireland and Europe.

Dennise is also very highly respected academically and remains on the invite list as a guest lecturer within the National Universities of Ireland having previously lectured part-time within their network.

Martin Smith, Vice President, Finance

Based in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, Martin is responsible for overseeing and developing the financial and operational aspects of the global Galen organisation as well as having involvement in key business projects as a member of the Galen Leadership Team.

Martin studied at the University of Stirling, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and has over 20 years’ experience in finance. 

Simon Lawrence, Commercial Director, Nordics

Based in Copenhagen, Simon has responsibility for leading commercial activities across the Nordic region, including management of sales and marketing activities and supply chain/logistics.

Previously Simon has held a number of senior sales and marketing positions including business development where he was responsible for the strategic identification, evaluation & delivery of growth opportunities, such as in-licensing of new products & expansion to new international markets.

Simon studied Pharmacy at Aston University in England and has over 32 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Therese Heimbold, Commercial Director, US

Based in Audubon, Pennsylvania, Therese has responsibility for leading commercial activities across the US region including marketing, sales, operations, trade, advocacy, and market access.

Therese studied Nursing at Columbia College of Nursing and has over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Paul Herrington, Commercial Director UK & Ireland

Based in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, Paul has responsibility for leading sales and marketing activities across the UK and Ireland, with a particular focus on positioning Penthrox as the number one analgesic in emergency departments and ensuring Galen’s Trustsaver brands provide a cost effective solution for the UK and Ireland health service.

Paul studied at St John’s University York and has over 30 years’ experience in the industry.

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