Board of Director,
Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association Ltd.
Managing Director, Region Asia Pacific,
Lance Little is the Head of Region Asia Pacific at Roche Diagnostics, a position he has held since 2012 when he was appointed Managing Director. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of Roche Diagnostics in India, where he was also the head of the wider Indian sub-region, covering the neighbouring markets of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Lance joined Roche in 1995 in the technical support and management division of Boehringer Mannheim's Clinical Chemistry portfolio, before moving on to sales and marketing. As Head of Roche's Laboratory Systems Business in New Zealand from 2002 to 2008, Lance oversaw the strategy strategic growth Centralised Laboratory as well as Roche Applied Science businesses. He was then appointed Managing Director of Roche Diagnostics Thailand in 2008, before returning to New Zealand in 2009 to take up the role of Managing Director.
Lance graduated from the Auckland University of Technology with a degree in Medical Laboratory Science and specialisation in Clinical Biochemistry. He began his career at the Auckland Hospital Laboratory in New Zealand as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, specialising in Biochemistry. Following this, he spent sometime managing the Automation Laboratory at Diagnostic Laboratories in Auckland.
Lance currently sits on the Board of the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed).