Changes in Euroapotheca's management team - Raimonda Kižienė leaves the group
Raimonda Kižienė, CEO and Chair of the board at Euroapotheca leaves the Euroapotheca group, the change takes into power from 6th of November. Laimonas Devyžis, CFO of Euroapotheca will act as interim CEO of Euroapotheca. From November 6th, two bord members of Vilniaus prekyba will join Euroapotheca Board – CEO Mantas Kuncaitis and CFO Evelina Černienė. M. Kuncaitis will also become the Chair of the board of Euroapotheca.
The decision to change the head of Euroapotheca was made by mutual agreement, following the diverging views on matters with Vilniaus Prekyba regarding further development strategy of the company.
“The eleven years spent at Euroapotheca Group and Vilniaus prekyba companies have been tremendous in speed and change – I am pleased to have been able to contribute to them and implement many of them. I am grateful to the ambitious international team of Euroapotheca, with which the business of Euroapotheca has doubled, ”says Raimonda Kižienė.
“On behalf of the entire VP group, I would like to thank Raimonda Kižienė for her many years of work in our Group. During her long career in various companies R. Kižienė has earned recognition as one of the best managers in Lithuania. The companies led by R. Kižienė maintained market leadership and showed good results even in difficult, crisis times. I sincerely grateful and wish you no less professional challenges and achievements in the future”says Mantas Kuncaitis.
Euroapotheca is an international group of companies operating in the Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, managing retail pharmacy networks and wholesalers in Lithuania, Sweden, Latvia, Estonia and Poland. Euroapotheca operates 670 pharmacies, which serve 40 million customers per year and employs more than 3.8 thousand people. Euroapotheca is owned by the international UAB Vilniaus Prekyba Group, which is one of the largest groups of outlets in the Baltic States, Central and Eastern Europe.