Anita Binti Esa

Head, Group Risk Management, Duopharma Biotech Berhad


55 years




  • Master of Business Administration, MARA University of Technology, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Science Malaysia
  • Enterprise Risk Manager Professional Certification, Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners
  • Sustainability Reporting Specialist, Institute of Certified Sustainability Practitioners
  • Faculty member of Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners

Working Experience and Occupation

Anita has close to 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, strategy development, project management and risk management within the pharmaceuticals industry. She launched her career in January 1991 in Eisai Malaysia, a Tokyo-based pharmaceuticals company, as a sales representative. Later the same year, she joined Zeneca where she built her career in sales and marketing for nearly a decade.

Subsequent engagements included stints in Novartis, Novo Nordisk and Bayer, which developed her wealth of experience in the management of products and international business. After leaving her role as National Sales Manager at Bayer in 2006, she assumed various positions in Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, including Marketing Manager, Senior Business Analyst (Strategy), Senior Project Manager and Head Group Risk Management.

Anita was appointed as Head, Group Risk Management of Duopharma Biotech, holding the senior position effective 28 December 2017.