Chief Commercial Officer
Age: 57 years
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
- Senior Management Development Programme, Harvard Business School
Working Experience and Occupation
Billy Urudra joined the ICI/CCM Group on 2 June 1983 as Plant Engineer for the Fertilizer Business Division. After having spent over 6 years in the engineering field, in July 1989, he was transferred to CCM’s Chemicals Division as a Product Manager. This was the start of his commercial career. As part of CCM’s career development program, Billy was moved to the Group Human Resources Department, where in October 1990, he was appointed Human Resource Planning Manager for CCM Group. After having had 2 years of human resource management exposure, he was transferred back to CCM’s Chemicals Division in April 1992 and appointed Business Manager. He spent a further 11 years in the chemicals business and was subsequently appointed Director of CCM’s Chemicals Business. On 1 February 2003, he was transferred to CCM’s Pharmaceuticals Division as Director and General Manager, Marketing. This was his start in the pharmaceuticals industry. In July 2004, he was moved to CCM’s Corporate Office to lead the Group Business Development role, and appointed as Director, Group Strategic Planning & Business Development. He also took on special corporate roles as Director, International Business Division and Director, Group Transformation Office. On 1 January 2012, he was transferred to CCM’s Pharmaceuticals Division as Chief Commercial Officer. He currently heads all of CCM Pharmaceutical’s commercial activities, both locally and internationally. Billy Urudra has nearly 27 years of commercial experience, of which 13 years are in the pharmaceuticals industry.