Jozica Habijanic, PhD
Jozica has over 18 years of business experience in diagnostics and life science industry in senior leadership roles in various positions and regions, whereby 9 years of experience in Asia Pacific.
In her role as a Country Manager she is managing operations for Roche Diagnostics Philippines ensuring laboratories, doctors and patients have the access to highest quality and latest diagnostics technologies, tests and results. Prior to this she was the Head of Strategic Development Asia Pacific for Roche Diagnostics. In her role she was assessing healthcare trends across various APAC markets and developing long term strategic directions for Roche Diagnostics in Asia Pacific. She was building strategic partnerships with various stakeholders ensuring future access to high quality and innovative healthcare/diagnostics solutions in the APAC countries. Together with various stakeholders she also launched nationwide lab quality improvement initiative in Vietnam. Jozica believes in the value of diagnostics and is advocating for the importance of whole diagnostics industry in healthcare.
During her career working in Roche and various SMEs she has held various commercial positions focusing on business/market development, marketing, product management, transformation and change management initiatives. She was working in different regions: APAC, EMEA, US and obtained business experience of emerging and developed markets.
Jozica graduated from University Of Ljubljana (Slovenia) with a Bachelor in Microbiology (Honors) and PhD in Biomedicine specialized in Biochemistry and Molecular biology.