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Pino Modica

Managing Partner

Los Angeles


Pino Modica joined Plexus Ventures in October 2000 and founded the Los Angeles, California office.

A native Italian, Mr. Modica brought seventeen years of diversified experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with expertise in the areas of global marketing and licensing. Mr. Modica formerly worked for Recordati S.A. where he held the position of International Marketing Manager, responsible for coordinating all of Recordati's international marketing activities. He also played an integral role in the company's licensing and business development activities and led several cross-function Project Teams.

Prior to joining Recordati S.A., Pino spent five years with A. Menarini S.r.l., in the company's Florence headquarters where he held positions in marketing, business development and international affairs. Pino started his career in pharmaceuticals as a Product Manager within the marketing department of Lederle (now Wyeth Lederle).  A lawyer by training, Pino Modica worked as a financial consultant for Sanpaolo Bank of Italy prior to getting his master’s degree at the Italian Trade Commission (Rome) in International Marketing and Export Management.

Thanks to his diversified expertise and intimate knowledge of the European pharmaceutical marketplace, Pino offers valuable insight to clients especially in deals which require an understanding of different business cultures.