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Maria Labunskaya,

Known as a motivational and influential team leader showcasing a deep knowledge of Pharma industry with more than a decade of proven experience. Responsible for running all facets of the business. Out-of-the-box, analytical thinker, curious innovator developing long-term strategies and operations execution plans, valued for strong negotiation skills, accountable to the success of the team, the satisfaction of the partners, and, ultimately the growth of Contrad business.

“Dream big, always!”

Alexander Vashkevich
Supply Chain Manager

Reliable, loyal and accurate with a proven distribution and logistics management track record. Over 6 years of experience showcasing successful skills for planning supplies, transportation and stock-replenishment. Good knowledge of GDP and other relevant standards. Open, responsible and environment-friendly, always oriented on finding room for optimisation and delivering excellent results in tight timelines.

“Desire gives you a thousand opportunities, reluctance – a thousand reasons.”

Carmen Gerardi
Marketing Director

Dynamic. Multilingual. More than ten years of success in international sales, marketing, and key account management for global corporations. Deep experience in the Pharma industry, driving sales force effectiveness, product management, business operations while providing executive leadership. Able to record increases in productivity and profitability by responding to constant change and movement in the industry.

“If there is no way, we’ll make one”

Marco Suigo
Finance and Supply Chain Director

Happy to call himself a “life enthusiast”, rational, reliable and strongly committed to achieve his goals, with over 5 years’ experience as auditor, he obtained his license as an Italian tax expert in 2011. After 7 years as manager for sourcing and logistics at the first independent Pan-European group of diagnostic imaging services in integrated healthcare services, he has further increased his expertise in international projects to build the facility network and provide efficient Europe-wide service. In addition he also created a dedicated operational IT management system. He is responsible for overseeing and managing Contrad’s overall supply chain & logistics strategy and operations. He’s also responsible for finance, budgeting & controlling activities.

“Behind every problem there is an opportunity.”

Viola Teppati
General Counsel

Strong-willed, dynamic, resourceful. Deep experience as director of legal and corporate affairs for start-ups and middle-size companies and a brand ambassador for our corporate portfolio. Strategic advisor for corporations with a business-oriented approach, aimed to preserve the corporate interests. Focused on the end results, valued for her directness and problem-solving attitude. Nearly 20 years of experience in an eclectic mix of different sectors, such as shipping and tourism, international trading, high technology services, business consultancy.

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain”

Francesco Fogato
Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Manager

Keen observer, ambitious, virtuous team player and hard worker. Successfully admitted to the bar in 2017 as attorney, with over 4 years’ experience in legal and corporate affairs, he is deeply committed to the protection of corporate legal rights and interests. Responsible for ensuring the compliance of the corporate product portfolio to applicable regulations, he provides regulatory guidance and implements regulatory policies and procedures.

“You don’t need a reason to help people”

Camillo Massara
Financial Controller

Passionate about accounting. Well-known for his focus on accuracy and extreme attention to details. 25+ years of experience in accounting and finance control in international companies in different industries: fashion, automotive, steel trade. Deep knowledge of bookkeeping and controlling procedures. Constantly undertaking all aspects of financial management assuring efficiency and precision.

“The devil is in the details”

Barbara Ferrazzi

Very experienced in commercial and organizational field. Multilingual. Positive. Strong sense of duty, reliable, precise and punctual. Good interpersonal skills, strong, passionate and always there for the team.

“As you sow, so shall you reap”

Rossella Molteni
Head of Executive & Administrative Dept

Keen on foreign languages, Italian native speaker & fluent in English, now learning the 6th one: Russian. Specialized in External/Internal Communication, wide experience in organizing Special Events. Worth mentioning the 2012 Trade Finance Global Meeting, involving over 50 managers from all over the world. A fearless problem solver creatively solving challenges to meet her goals.

“Memento Audere Semper”

Claudio Carminati
Commercial Director

Strong motivational team leader devoted to sales. Appreciated for his diplomacy, dynamic style, and excellent negotiation skills. His passion for sales has resulted in a 25-year record of success, both internationally and locally. His experience in key account management has showcased considerable growth in European and emerging markets. Throughout his extensive experience as a Commercial Director, he has developed a methodical approach focusing his attention on the details- the key to achieving a goal. In addition, he is an elite sportsman who enjoyed practising sports at a professional level.

“Your focus determines your future”

Barbara Cafano

Barbara is an experienced professional with a diverse background in teaching, customer service, and content production. Italian language trainer for refugees with the Swiss Red Cross in Switzerland, she has also facilitated activities in Italian schools, consulted on content and translations. Fluent in multiple languages, passionate about cultural exchange, committed and reliable, Barbara brings a wealth of international experience and a collaborative spirit to her work.

“Don’t dream your life, leave your dreams”

Luca Forte
Medical Science Liaison

A science-lover scientist and a passionate biologist with a strong expertise in the development and validation of immunoassays applied to antigens or antibodies detection involved in human diseases. With over eight years of laboratory experience in biomedical sciences and proficiency in cellular, immunochemical, and molecular biolab techniques applied to biosciences, as well as production, characterization, and functionalization of nanoparticles.
Obtained his Master Degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2015 and a second level Master in Nutrition and Health Education in 2017.
A researcher by attitude, not only in lab, but also in any aspect of life, with a strong passion for mycology and astrobiology. He is Contrad’s key scientific resource win the medical community.

“No man is an island”

Marco Potecchi
Commercial Operations Lead
Experienced international business leader with a track record of managing global markets in the pharmaceutical sector. With over two decades of international experience in pharmaceuticals and business development, he successfully managed markets in Asia, Africa, Europe and Middle East, achieving remarkable growth. Successful in driving business growth, managing distributors or agents, and expanding into new markets, his expertise spans areas like product management, team leadership, regulatory processes, budgeting and strategic planning. Adept at building and leading teams, with a strong focus on results he is passionate about bringing innovation to the pharmaceutical industry.

“Happiness and success are real only when they are shared.”


Aleksei Nikolaev
Global Medical Marketing Manager

A medical doctor with a passion for enhancing health through innovative products and services. With over 20 years of experience in marketing and sales within global healthcare companies, he brings deep knowledge across eight therapeutic areas. His consumer-focused approach fosters inspiration, a shared vision, and the cultivation of self-knowledge. Guided by natural curiosity, meticulous attention to detail, and a results-driven mindset, he expertly manages brands and spearheads successful product launches.

“Do what is right, not what is easy”