Roeland has been the Country Manager for Novartis Group in Vietnam since May 2017. He operationally leads the Pharmaceuticals division and represents all Novartis Divisions.
Prior to his current role, Roeland was Strategic Assistant to the CEO Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Secretary to the Global Pharmaceuticals Executive Committee (PEC) (2015-2017). He led the Primary Care Business Franchise in Belgium & Luxemburg and was part of the Country Executive team (2012-2015). Roeland held various commercial positions in Novartis Pharmaceuticals across The Netherlands, Russia and Switzerland (2005-2012).
Before joining Novartis, Roeland worked at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) consulting across various sectors (incl. the UN World Food Program) and functional areas (incl. mergers & acquisitions, operational effectiveness and corporate strategy).
Roeland received his master’s degrees in Biology (MsC) and Philosophy (MA) from the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands). He received his MBA degree from IESE, University of Navarra (Spain).