Meet the Leadership Team

Get to know the individuals driving our success and shaping the future of our company. Each member of our Leadership Team brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep commitment to excellence in their field.

As CEO of Copan Diagnostics, my extensive global experience fuels my commitment to fostering cross-cultural collaboration and innovation. I am proud to lead a team that is dedicated to enhancing patient care through innovative solutions. Every day, we strive to empower healthcare providers to make the best clinical decisions for their patients.

Fabrizio Mazzocchi

Chief Executive Officer

Very proud to be part of Copan, a leader in our industry, a group of people always focused on the innovation process. Our philosophy is leading by example and with twenty years tenure at Copan Diagnostics, I can certainly consider myself a small piece of the ensemble that every day goes out on the stage and delivers an outstanding performance.

Angelo Messa

Chief Financial Officer

Through my 17 years in various Copan sales and business development positions, I’ve witnessed our “Innovating Together” motto genuinely embodied daily in collaborative partnerships with customers and the “whatever it takes” spirit within teams pushing boundaries in sample collection, lab automation, and AI. This commitment makes me confident Copan will continue leading the pre-analytical market for years ahead.

Silvio Lignarolo

Vice President Strategic Accounts & Laboratory Optimization

What drew me to Copan was it’s family-oriented culture and deep passion for innovation. I quickly recognized our commitment was not only to providing cutting edge technology and solutions for the betterment of our healthcare diagnostics industry, we do so with a constant regard for the impact it will have on our customers and ultimately patient care. I’m proud to be part of a company that values the importance of balancing success without sacrificing service.

Richard Cleveland

Vice President of Service Automation

Innovation, Collaboration, and People are the three core pillars that build the foundation of Copan. By continuously innovating in a collaborative way with our customers, as well as creating an environment where people can create and take initiative in their work, Copan has built the ultimate recipe for developing products to assist in providing the best possible care for patients.

Brandi Swartz

Vice President of Strategic Automation Innovation

At Copan, our commitment to sample collection and transport, laboratory automation, and artificial intelligence for clinical Microbiology is unwavering, recognizing that the preanalytical phase of diagnostics is fundamental for dependable downstream testing. We view technology in the laboratory as a partner that can simplify and enhance jobs, making our customers’ lives easier. Above all, we never lose sight of the fact that behind every sample and test, there’s a person waiting on accurate and timely results.

Amanda Schmidt

Senior Marketing Director

Copan believes in listening to our customers and innovating together to meet their needs. Working with our customers to achieve the best results for their laboratories and their patients is our highest priority. Understanding how laboratories work and what needs laboratories have, helps Copan do better every year to meet customer expectations. Our customers are more than just clients, they are our collaborators, and this cooperation will continue to drive the future of Copan Diagnostics.

Susan Sharp

Scientific Director

I’m constantly amazed by my colleagues’ ingenuity and drive to transform medical diagnostics by focusing Copan’s innovations on the critical pre-analytical phase of delivering new sample collection and processing solutions that truly improve patient care. As a leader, I convey to employees how their roles contribute to Copan’s customer-focused success by continuously improving our vertically integrated supply chain processes.

Francisco Cuerva

Customer Service & Supply Chain Director

As an IT director at Copan Diagnostics, my leadership philosophy revolves around fostering innovation, collaboration, and technological excellence. I aim to create a supportive environment that values diversity, encourages open communication, and promotes a shared vision of leveraging IT to advance microbiology research and diagnostics for the betterment of healthcare globally.

Maurizio Dusi

IT Director

I believe in fostering a work environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential. I am committed to promoting a culture of inclusivity, diversity, and equality, where all employees feel heard, supported, and inspired to contribute their best.  My ultimate goal is to cultivate a workplace where people are not just assets, but the heart of our success, and where HR initiatives are aligned with Copan’s overall mission and values.

Susan Worthington

Director of Human Resources