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Monika Derecque-Pois

Monika is the Director General of the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers (GIRP).
Monika was first appointed to her current position in 2001 and in her role she represents the interests of pharmaceutical full-line wholesalers in Europe towards supply chain partners and decision makers at the national, European and international level.
Monika Derecque-Pois was born in Graz, Austria and has a degree in Economics from the University of Economics in Vienna, where she specialised in International Trade and Marketing.

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Martin FitzGerald

Martin is the Deputy Director General for the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers (GIRP).
Martin advises the Association on the matrix of legal issues impacting upon the interests of the pharmaceutical full-line wholesale sector in Europe. He also represents the association externally and in this respect works with the European institutions such as the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council as well as with other European and international organisations such as the Council of Europe and the WHO.
Another important part of his work consists of liaising with European stakeholder associations and national health authorities.


Maren Holoda

Maren is the Corporate European Affairs Manager for the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-Line Wholesalers (GIRP). Maren is responsible for the information research and data management at GIRP. She communicates this information to external stakeholders as well as internally and replies to information requests. She also prepares GIRP’s internal meetings and represents the association at external conferences. Before joining GIRP, Maren worked for a Brussels-based political foundation and as a consultant for the German and UK pharmaceutical industry. She holds degrees from University College London (UK), University of Warwick (UK) and Sciences Po Paris (France). Next to her native German, Maren speaks English, French and Dutch.


Viktória Kéri

Viktória is the Communication and Events Manager for the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-Line Wholesalers (GIRP). She is responsible for the event organisation and the finances at GIRP. Previously Viktória worked for EGIS PLC, one of the leading Hungarian pharmaceutical manufacturers as a Communication Associate. She studied at Budapest Business School Faculty of International Management and Business Studies in Hungary and at Hoogeschool West-Vlaanderen in Bruges, Belgium. Her native language is Hungarian and speaks also English, French and understands German.


Magda Savin

Magda is the Economic Affairs Manager for the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers (GIRP). Magda is responsible for the studies GIRP is conducting, the data collection and analysis of information from members, the communication, GIRP website and social networks and helps with the preparation of GIRP internal meetings and conferences. Prior to joining GIRP, Magda has worked at a Brussels and Berlin-based EU government relations law firm. She has gained her degrees in International Business from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania and in European Studies from the University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Germany. Magda is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Romanian and understands German and Portuguese.


Anneliese Gattringer

Anneliese is the Pharmaceutical Affairs Officer for the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers (GIRP). She is responsible for the recruitment of the trainees, the members section of the GIRP website, the communications and also the preparation of GIRP meetings, conferences and projects. Before Anneliese joined GIRP she spent a year in Indonesia, where she studied the national language at the Universitas Negeri Surabaya in East Java. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Export-Oriented Management at the University of Applied Science in Krems, Austria. As part of her studies she did an exchange semester in Iceland and worked for Euro Keys in Brussels. Anneliese did internships in several companies in different countries. She speaks English, French, Bahasa Indonesia, has knowledge of Russian and Icelandic and has started to learn Dutch. Her native language is German.