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About Kalbe

Established in 1966, Kalbe has gone a long way from a humble operation that started in a garage to become the leading pharmaceutical company in Indonesia.

With 17,000 employees, today Kalbe Farma is the largest healthcare provider in Indonesia, with unrivalled marketing, branding, distribution, financial strength and research and development expertise. Kalbe Farma is also the largest publicly-listed pharmaceutical company in Southeast Asia, commanding a market capitalization of Rp71.0 trillion and sales turnover Rp19.4 trillion by end of 2016.

Kalbio Global Medika is part of Kalbe's Biopharma division.

About Kalbio

Pt Kalbio Global Medika (KGM) is a contract GMP biomanufacturing company specializing in the use of mammalian cells. KGM is PIC/s compliant, obtaining GMP accreditation from the Indonesian Regulatory Agency (BPOM) in 2017.

The facility has state of the art equipment to perform manufacturing for drug substance and drug product, through to packaging and final release. Drug substance is manufactured using roller bottles or bioreactors, currently the bioreactor capacity is 40L scale but in the future we will have up to 1000L capacity.

For finished products, KGM can fill into syringes, cartridges and vials. KGM is currently working with international clients, based in Asia and South America.

Board of Directors

SIE DJOHAN

He graduated from Pharmacy Faculty (previously incorporated as study program in Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences) of Universitas Indonesia in 1990.

Sie Djohan started his career in the Kalbe Group acting as Group Marketing Manager of PT Dankos Farma (previously known as PT Dankos Labs) from 1996 to 2001, then acted as Assistant Director of Marketing of PT Dankos Farma from 2001 to 2006. In 2006 he became Assistant Director of Business Development & Management Systems at PT Kalbe Farma Tbk, and from 2007 to present he has been Director of Business Development, Management Systems & Regulatory Affairs of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. From 2007 to present he has held the following positions: Commissioner of PT Bintang Toedjoeh, Director of Innogene Kalbiotech Pte Ltd, Director of PT Bifarma Adiluhung, Commissioner of PT Bifarma Adiluhung, President of PT Kalbe Genexine Biologics, Director of Corporate Quality in PT Kalbe Farma Tbk, Director of Corporate Strategic Investment of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk and President and Commissioner of PT Sanghiang Perkasa.

Meet The Team

Christoper Carl Sweeney

A biopharma professional with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. He has worked in practically every aspect of the industry and can cover such diverse range of topics from cell line generation, cell bank generation, process development, Facility design, process design, validation, Quality Management System generation and implementation, cell culture, bioreactors, roller bottles, purification and fill finish. In 2004 he was the EU GMP expert for ASEAN and trained the ASEAN Health Authorities in PIC/S GMP. These included Thai FDA, Philippine FDA, Indonesian BPOM and Vietnamese DAV. He designed, built, validated and started up our international multi award winning facility.

Michelle Peake

Michelle has been working in the field of biotechnology for over 20 years, for companies in Australia, England, Malaysia and Indonesia. She has worked in all areas from research, to process development, with her main experience inGMP manufacturing for biopharmaceuticals. She has extensive experience in protein purification, analytical assays and fill/finish. In December 2003 Michelle was appointed as the Director of Manufacturing for Alpha Biologics, a biopharmaceutical CMO in Penang, Malaysia, where she was responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of the Alpha GMP facility and equipment and overall establishment of the company.

Daniel Wirawan

Daniel received his Pharmacist degree in 1995 from University Pancasila and Masters’ degree majoring in pharmaceutical technologyin 2012. He has maintained continuous improvement activities such as QCC (Quality Control Circle), QCP (Quality Control Project), Suggestion System, A3 report, PPS (Practical Problem Solving), Lean Manufacturing projects and Value Stream Mapping creation. Daniel is currently the KGM Site Manager, and has been involved with the design and tender, building, installation and commissioning processes.

Fahrizal D. Nugraha

Fahrizal is a Pharmacist with over 9 years’ experience in R&D and Quality departments, holding positions of Analytical Development Supervisor and Quality Manager.He has in-depth experience in analytical method development, product validation, drug delivery system design and comparative dissolution and bioequivalence studies. His work at Kalbe Pharma also included Civil and ME projects for laboratory renovations and was responsible for the safety design of compressed gas installation and cytotoxic laboratory design. For the last 5 years Fahrizal has been working at Kalbio Global Medika, where he was involved with the facility design and is currently Quality Control Manager

Florentin Devina Tanasal

Florentin has a Bachelor Degree from the Faculty of Biotechnology, Catholic University of Indonesia. She completed an internship at BIOTEC, NSTDA Thailand, on the topic ‘Gene Manipulation for new drug target on Plasmodium sp.’ After her internship, she began working as an Assistant Researcher at Tarumanagara Human Cell Technology Laboratory, specialising in ‘isolation of Pancreatic Cells from Human origin biopsy sample.’ After receiving a scholarship from Panasonic, Florentin completed her Masters at University of Tsukuba, Japan, specialising in ‘small molecules testing for stem cell differentiation.’ She is currently the R&D Manager at KGM, working in the areas of cell culture, gene manipulation and genomic analysis, immunobiochemistry analysis and microbiology.

Puji Asriyanti

Puji is a Quality professional, with over 6 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. She is a registered pharmacist, having received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Pharmacist accreditation. She has worked as a pharmacist, cGMP compliance auditor and trainer, and Validation/Qualification/Calibration Supervisor in various pharma and biotech companies including PT. Sanofi Aventis, Pratapa Nirmala (Fahrenheit) and PT. Nova Chemie Utama (soft capsule specialist). Puji is currently the QA Manager at Kalbio Global Medika and has overall responsibility for cGMP Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Validation/Qualification/Calibration and Document Control.