Commissioners and Directors

Board of Commissioners

Clinton Andrew Campos Hess

President Commissioner

Mr. Clinton A. Campos Hess was appointed as Commissioner in June 2006 and previously as Director in 2005. 

Mr. Clinton A. Campos Hess was appointed as Commissioner in June 2006 and previously as Director in 2005. 

Mr. Hess joined the management team of Unilab and Unam Group of Companies since 1993. He led the Group’s implementation of supply chain innovations in 1990’s and served as Head of Supply Chain Management from 1998 to 2003. He is currently President and CEO of Unilab and the Unilab Group’s International Operations and has been the Group’s Vice Chairman of the Board since 2005. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Univet Nutrition and Animal Healthcare Company (UNAHCO) in Manila, Philippines and of Unilab Biosciences Corp. (UBC) in Shanghai, China.

Mr. Hess is a member of Makati Business Club and the Young Presidents' Organization Philippines. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1993 with dual Majors in Multinational Management and Finance.

Eric Albert Lim Gotuaco

Vice President Commissioner

Mr. Eric Albert Lim Gotuaco was appointed as a Vice President Commissioner in June 2019.

Mr. Eric Albert Lim Gotuaco was appointed as a Vice President Commissioner in June 2019.

Mr. Eric Got​uaco is a Filipino citizen, born in 1968. He attended The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1990 with a B.S. in Economics, Magna Cum Laude. He began his career as an Analyst in the Structured Finance Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York in 1989 to 1992. Thereafter, he was an Associate at Hambrecht & Quist Philippines, Inc. from 1992 to 1993. Before joining Unilab, Inc. in 2002, he started First Choice Food Corporation in 1993 and was President up to 2002.

In 2006, he was appointed Director of the Company, and subsequently served as President Director of the Company from 2010 to 2014. He also served as President Director of PT Medifarma Laboratories, from 2015 to 2017.​

He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Unilab, Inc., and Director of several associated companies. Among his functions is the Management of Treasury Investments. Mr. Eric is also a member of the Board of Directors of Greenfield Development Corporation.​

Mariano John Lim Tan, Jr.

Commissioner

Mr. Tan was appointed as Commissioner in June 2010. Mr. Tan joined Darya-Varia as Director in June 2005. 

Mr. Tan was appointed as Commissioner in June 2010. Mr. Tan joined Darya-Varia as Director in June 2005. 

Mr. Tan started his professional career as Management Trainee at Citibank, New York, USA. He joined the Unilab in 1984 as Vice President & Executive Officer. Currently he serves as Vice Chairman of the Unilab’s Board of Directors. He holds several senior management positions in other large corporations in the Philippines, including Vice Chairman of the Board of Greenfield Development Corporation, a property development company; Director of Fort Bonifacio Development Corp., developer of the Bonifacio Global City, an emerging new city in Manila; President of Dolmar Property Ventures Inc. and Chairman of the Board and President of Dolmar Real Estate Development Corp., a property development company. 

Mr. Tan is involved in socio-civic affairs as Trustee and President of Fides Foundation Inc., a non-profit foundation and member of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines. 

Mr. Tan earned a BA in Economics and Business from the Lafayette College, Pennsylvania in 1983 and a Master of Science in Management from the Hult International Business School (formerly Arthur D. Little Institute of Management), Massachusetts in 1986.

Manuel Paras Engwa

Commissioner

Mr. Manuel Paras Engwa was appointed as Commissioner in May 2011. Mr. Engwa previously served as President Director of Darya-Varia from June 2002 until June 2010. Since 2009 he has been Corporate Senior Vice President of United Laboratories, Inc. 

Mr. Manuel Paras Engwa was appointed as Commissioner in May 2011. Mr. Engwa previously served as President Director of Darya-Varia from June 2002 until June 2010. Since 2009 he has been Corporate Senior Vice President of United Laboratories, Inc. 

Since 1997, he serves as Director in a number of pharmaceutical companies affiliated with the Unilab Group of Companies. During t he period of 1997 to 2008, Mr. Engwa served as Senior Vice President for Regional Operations of United Laboratories, Inc.​

Mr. Engwa finished the Master Program in Economics at Xavier University in 1969 and attended the Masters Program in Industrial Economics in 1970 to 1972 at University of Asia and the Pacific in Manila, Philippines. 

Currenty he also serves as Board of Trustee of Xavier University.

Laksamana Madya (Purn.) Soedibyo Rahardjo

Independent Commissioner

Mr. Soedibyo Rahardjo was appointed as Independent Commissioner in June 2010.

Mr. Soedibyo Rahardjo was appointed as Independent Commissioner in June 2010.

He joined Darya-Varia as President Commissioner in 1993 to 2002 and as Senior Advisor of the Company from February 2002 until 2010. Mr. Soedibyo Rahardjo began his military career after graduated from the Naval Academy Surabaya in 1957.

After retiring in 1992, he served as Ambassador of Indonesia to Singapore from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Soedibyo Rahardjo studied Pharmaceutical Science at the Bandung Institute of Technology in 1956.​

Sonny Kalona

Independent Commissioner

Mr. Sonny Kalona was appointed as Independent Commissioner in June 2010.

Mr. Sonny Kalona was appointed as Independent Commissioner in June 2010.

He joined Darya-Varia as Director in 1994, became President Director in 1995, Vice President Commissioner from 2000 to 2002 and from 2002 to 2010 he was a Senior Advisor of the Company.

He began his career as Director of PT Wigo Manufacturing Pharmacists in 1977 while holding executive positions at several other companies. He graduated with MBA from New York University in 1977.​

Darodjatun Sanusi

Independent Commissioner

Mr. Darodjatun Sanusi was previously served as Factory Director of Organon/Akzo Nobel Indonesia, President Director of PT Bio Farma (Persero), and President Director of PT Kimia Farma Tbk.

Mr. Darodjatun Sanusi was previously served as Factory Director of Organon/Akzo Nobel Indonesia, President Director of PT Bio Farma (Persero), and President Director of PT Kimia Farma Tbk.

He is the Commissioner of PT Mustika Ratu Tbk from 2002 until now. He is also active as member of Honorary Council of Indonesian Pharmacists Association and the Executive Director of Indonesian Pharmaceutical Association until now.

Board of Directors

Marlia Hayati Goestam

President Director

Ms. Marlia Hayati Goestam was appointed as President Director of PT Darya-Varia Laboratoria Tbk in January 2015. Previously she served as Director of the Company in 2002 and in 2009 she was appointed as Director of Blue Sphere Singapore Pte. Ltd. Blue Sphere is the majority shareholder of the Company.

Ms. Marlia Hayati Goestam was appointed as President Director of PT Darya-Varia Laboratoria Tbk in January 2015. Previously she served as Director of the Company in 2002 and in 2009 she was appointed as Director of Blue Sphere Singapore Pte. Ltd. Blue Sphere is the majority shareholder of the Company.

Ms. Goestam started her career in 1986 with PT Wina Mulia as Secretary to the Board of Directors, then joining Pradja Farma Hoslab in 1986 as Personnel Manager Assistant and becoming Personnel Manager from 1988 to 1989. In 1989, she served as Head of Legal Bureau at PT Puspa Eka Pradiantara then Head of Legal Department at PT Pradja Pharin in 1994. When PT Pradja Pharin was acquired by PT Darya-Varia Laboratoria Tbk in 1996, she served as Darya-Varia Corporate Secretary and subsequently appointed as Director in 2002.

Previously she was active in the Indonesia Pharmaceutical Industry Association and was a member of the Ethics Code Board for two consecutive periods. She is currently a member of the Evaluation Team of the Indonesian Public Listed Companies Association (AEI) and member of Indonesia Corporate Counsel Association.

Ms. Goestam obtained her Bachelor of Law from Atma Jaya Catholic University Jakarta, Indonesia in 1985.

Jose S. Romana

Vice President Director

Mr. Jose S. Romana obtained his Bachelor of Science in Commerce, majoring in Financial Management, from De La Salle University in the Philippines in 1982.

Mr. Jose S. Romana obtained his Bachelor of Science in Commerce, majoring in Financial Management, from De La Salle University in the Philippines in 1982.

And holds his Master in Business Administration, Marketing Management from De La Salle School of Business and Economics in the Philippines in 1987, before working for State Investment House, Inc and Magsaysay Lines, Inc. Since 1988, he began his career at United Laboratories, Inc or "Unilab", an affiliate of the Company, with latest position as Operating Vice President, before joining the Company​.

Carlos Olivares Nava

Director

Mr. Carlos Olivares Nava was appointed as Director of the Company in June 2009. Currently he is the Senior Vice President and CFO for Unilab International Operations.

Mr. Carlos Olivares Nava was appointed as Director of the Company in June 2009. Currently he is the Senior Vice President and CFO for Unilab International Operations.

He began his career in Unilab as Assistant Vice President for Finance of Unilab International Operations.

​​Mr. Nava started his career in Unilever Philippines in 1975 as Management Trainee and held various finance positions in Unilever Foods Division until 1982. He then became Manager of Poultry Accounting and Group Manager for Internal Audit at Pure Foods Corporation from 1982 to 1988. From 1988 to 1992, he was at Cargill Philippines, Inc. and subsidiaries as Country Controller and CFO. He joined Kraft Foods Philippines, Inc. as Finance Director in 1992 until 1999.

Mr. Nava passed the CPA board examinations in 1975 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the Philippines in good standing. Mr. Nava graduated from De La Salle University (Manila) in 1975, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Commerce majoring in Accounting.

Angelito Celso Corsame Racho, Jr

Director

Mr. Angelito Celso C. Racho, Jr. was appointed as Director in June 2010. In 2005 he joined Darya-Varia as Operating Director Technical​.

Mr. Angelito Celso C. Racho, Jr. was appointed as Director in June 2010. In 2005 he joined Darya-Varia as Operating Director Technical​.

​Mr. Racho began his career at United Laboratories, Inc. in 1985 as Cadet Engineer with the Manufacturing Division, later promoted to Production Manager of Unilab in 1991 and became Division Vice President and was transferred to the International Division in 2005.

He graduated from University of the Philippines with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Pharmacy in 1984 and in the same year he passed the Pharmacy Board Licensure Examinations and completed the Management Development program at the Asian Institute of Management and Blended Learning Course-Health Leadership, organized by the World Bank and the Asian Institute of Management.

Yustina Endang Setyowati

Independent Director

Ms. Yustina Endang Setyowati, Indonesian citizen, born in 1970. She was appointed as Director of the Company since May 2012 until now.

Ms. Yustina Endang Setyowati, Indonesian citizen, born in 1970. She was appointed as Director of the Company since May 2012 until now.

She joined the Company in 2004 and held various positions from Division Manager of Corporate Product Portfolio Planning and concurrently as Ethical Sales & Marketing of Gastro Division from 2007 to 2008, then became as Business Development & Corporate Planning Director (Operating Director) from 2008 to 2009, Ethical Marketing Director (Operating Director) from 2010 to 2011, and Head of Regulatory Affairs from 2010 to 2014. In 2012 she was appointed as Business Development and Corporate Planning Director and Business Development and Acquisition Director in 2015. 

Ms. Yustina began her career in 1994 in Product Management of PT Schering AG. In 2001 moving into Product Management of PT Medifarma Laboratories. From 2001 to 2004, she was assigned to United Pharma Vietnam as Head of Ethical Marketing & Sales.

Ms. Yustina graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Industrial Engineering from Gajah Mada University in 1993 and earned Master of Management from the Indonesian Institute for Management Development in 2007.

Andre Rajagukguk

Director

Mr. Andre Rajagukguk, Indonesian citizen, born in 1981. He joined the Company in October 2016 and is currently Finance Director (Operating Director).

Mr. Andre Rajagukguk, Indonesian citizen, born in 1981. He joined the Company in October 2016 and is currently Finance Director (Operating Director).

Mr. Andre is a Chartered Accountant who has experience more than 14 years in finance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Andre was the Finance Director of PT Firmenich Indonesia and PT Firmenich Aromatics Indonesia, Swiss companies which engages in the field of Fragrances and Flavors from 2013 to 2016.

He started his career as a consultant at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a public accounting firm in 2002 until 2005 and later joined in US Company, PT Ferro Mas Dinamika in 2005 where he was promoted to the post of Finance Controller and Director in 2011 until 2013.

Mr. Andre graduated from the Faculty of Economics University of Indonesia with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. He obtained state registered of accountant (Ak) from the Ministry of Finance in 2004 and granted to the status of Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Indonesian Institute of Accountants (IAI).

Alex Espenilla Manlapas

Director

Mr. Alex E. Manlapas is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant in the Philippines

Mr. Alex E. Manlapas is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant in the Philippines

And started his career at United Laboratories, Inc. (Unilab) since 1985 and its affiliates with various positions such as Internal Audit Manager, Finance &  Administration Manager, Finance Manager, Corporate Risk, Controls and Assurance Manager, Treasury Senior Manager. He joined the Company in April 2015 and is currently the Procurement and Treasury Division Head.

He graduated from University of the East and earned Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (majoring in Accounting) in 1981 and had his Master in Business Administration, University of St. Tomas, Manila, Philippines in 1988.

Roen Libarnes De Leon

Director

Mr. Roen Libarnes De Leon began his career in United Laboratories, Inc. and its affiliates since 1986, managing various marketing segments (Metabolic & Generic, Pediatric, Cardiometabolic).

Mr. Roen Libarnes De Leon began his career in United Laboratories, Inc. and its affiliates since 1986, managing various marketing segments (Metabolic & Generic, Pediatric, Cardiometabolic).

He joined the Company in January 2014 as the Head for Professional Healthcare Group or Ethical Marketing Division until now.

Mr. De Leon obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Accounting from University of the East, Manila, Philippines  in 1985.