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Mãrio Pãscoa, MD

Senior Consultant

São Paulo
+55-11 4618-0504


Mãrio Pãscoa joined Plexus Ventures in 2008, expanding the firm’s presence into South America with the addition of an office in São Paulo, Brazil. Mãrio Pãscoa is a medical doctor with 33 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, primarily in commercial functions.

Dr. Pãscoa has worked most recently for Wyeth and also for Monsanto Searle and Purdue Frederick. At Wyeth, Dr. Pãscoa has held executive positions in Market Planning for Primary Care Products, Business Development and Public Affairs. His most recent position was Business Unit Director for Specialty Products to Hospitals and Government at Wyeth. Mãrio is extremely knowledgeable of the Brazilian market and has a large network of contacts with business development and senior executives in both local and multinational companies in Brazil. He is a co-founder of the New Business Group of the Brazilian Pharmaceutical Industry.

Besides his native Portuguese language, Mãrio speaks fluent English and Spanish. Dr. Pãscoa earned his medical degree from the Universidade Estadual Paulista. He has also completed specialized degrees in Endocrinology, Pharmaceutical Medicine, Marketing Administration and Advertising.