Gladys Toh – Representative Director (Morunda Asia)

EA License No.: R1442332 To contact Gladys Toh: Tel: +65 6206-5133
Gladys is the Morunda Director for Administration and is a founding member of the company. Originally from Singapore, she holds a Bachelor in Arts, Major in Marketing from the University of Canberra, Australia. She has extensive experience in Sales, Marketing and the Service industry and has worked in Singapore, Hong Kong & Tokyo. Gladys additionally spent several years living in Dubai UAE whilst working as cabin crew for Emirates Airline. She speaks Mandarin and English. Gladys has been living in Japan since 2008. Gladys founded Morunda Asia in July 2013 to serve the growing demand for top talent across the Asia Pacific market. Morunda Asia specializes in placing challenging to fill roles in Sales, Marketing and Research and Development and is based in Singapore. Morunda understands that the pharmaceutical and biotechnology businesses around the world are grappling with declining R&D productivity. Singapore is the leading logistics hub globally, has world class intellectual property protection and is now Asia’s fastest-growing bio-cluster. Singapore additionally presents attractive strategic partnership / new medicines development opportunities with research institutes, corporate labs and public hospitals and future therapies that can be customized for regional and global markets.

Jason Toh – Managing Director

EA Registration No. R1111445 To contact Jason Toh: Tel: +65 6206-5133 ext. 101 Mobile: +65 8133-4657
Jason Toh joined Morunda in 2017 as Managing Director and is responsible for building and growing Morunda’s Singapore executive search business for the Asia Pacific region. Jason has almost a decade of hands on executive search experience and was previously Practice Director (and top performer) for Pharmaceuticals & Life Science / Global Technology at his former company. Jason has successfully placed numerous mid-senior and senior leadership positions and he specializes in Senior Executive, General Management, Finance, Sales & Marketing, IT & Technology, Consulting & Operational functions. Prior to working in executive search, Jason has 20 years of corporate experience with IBM, ORACLE, SCS-Temasek Group etc. and has held various senior roles such as IBM Country Manager and Sales Director. He achieved Oracle Sales Excellence Quota Club awards from 1997-1999 and was a World Wide Top 10% nominee for the prestigious Oracle President’s Club. Jason graduated with a BSc (Honours) major in Business Management from University College Dublin and also has a Diploma in Sales and Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing. He is trained in SPIN and Consultative Selling and has strong experience in Behavioural & Competency based interviews. He speaks English and Mandarin.

Philip Carrigan – Founder, Group Director

To contact Philip Carrigan: Tel: +81-3-4520-5590 Direct: +81-3-4520-5591 Mobile: +81-90-6498-3305
Philip is based in Tokyo and has more than 12 years of executive consulting experience. He is renowned in the industry for recruiting top talent for a broad range of multinational companies from marketing and clinical development managers to directors. Philip established Morunda K.K after previously working for a Japanese executive search firm, where he led a 12-person team. He is recognized as one of Asia’s leading recruiters in the life sciences industry and has personally placed more than 200 executives throughout his career. Originally from Australia, Philip holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics from Leicester University, England and a Diploma of Education from Armidale College of Advanced Education. He has lived in Japan since 1997. He is an active member of Pharma Delegates and is a monthly, contributing writer for Japan’s leading English Pharmaceutical publication, Pharma Japan. The articles are industry insights into Leadership, Human Resources and Industry Trends.
The Morunda Group established its South East Asian Head Quarters in Singapore in 2013 given its increasing significance as a regional hub for global pharma companies active in the Asia Pacific region. . This commercial growth coupled with its success and government supported focus on high quality R&D and Clinical services made it an obvious choice for Morunda’s continued expansion.
Our existing links with the leading European and American Healthcare firms, coupled with our extended presence and knowledge of the Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry make us a preferred Asian Recruitment solutions provider to our clients Similarly, we are able to present a greater range of Senior and Regional career opportunities to our senior candidates based in Japan and in the region. As Life Science companies continue to expand into the Asian region, we’ve recognized the benefits of providing quality service to our clients across multiple territories and continue to develop strong long-term relationships in the region. Singapore is known for integrity, quality, reliability, productivity, rule of law, and the effective enforcement of intellectual property rights; essential in the modern knowledge economy. Morunda is one of the leading search firms that serve our global clients with the best and brightest talent in the market. Morunda Asia in collaboration with Japan can help you identify and secure the best talent within the region that will ensure your company achieves its goals.
Morunda Asia has successfully completed a number of senior level appointments in the region including;
  • Country Manager – Indonesia, Leading European Pharmaceutical Company
  • APAC Commercial Development Head, Leading European Pharmaceutical Company
  • SE Asian Regulatory Affairs Head – Leading US Pharmaceutical Company
  • Speciality Care Commercial Head – Leading Japanese Pharmaceutical Company
  • APAC Medical Affairs Lead – US Speciality Pharmaceutical Company

Morunda Asia Corporate Information

Company name:Morunda Singapore Private Limited
Business Registration No. (UEN) 201320163N
Registered Address 11 Sims Drive #03-04 SCN Centre Singapore 387385
Operating Office 420 North Bridge Road, #06-32 North Bridge Centre, Singapore 188727
Telephone +(65) 6206 5133
Established: 25th July 2013
Recruiting License # 13S6632
Representative Director: Gladys Toh Lay Tin
Main Business: Contingency and Retained Executive Search in Asia

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