Olalekan Asuni, Non-Executive Director, GlaxoSmithKline

Mr. Olalekan Asuni has served as Non-Executive Director of GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER NIG. PLC since June 12, 2014.

He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife, Nigeria and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA). He is also an Alumnus of Ashridge Business School, UK.

He started his professional career with Gastro/OTC in 1991 as a Medical Representative rising to a Senior Medical Representative between 1996 – 1999, he became the Product Manager and rose to become the Group Product Manager of the Company (January 2000 – November 2004).

He joined the GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical Anglophone and Central Africa in November 2004 as Marketing and HSA Manager while from April 2006 – June 2008, he became the Marketing Director charged with the responsibility of formulating and directing the company’s marketing strategy in Anglophone West and Central Africa among other responsibilities.

On July 1, 2008, he became the Managing Director of the Company. He recorded achievements in the course of his career among which are leading the team that produced the Best Strategy at Building Great Brand I & II workshop, led the GSK Pharmaceutical Nigeria local manufacturing capacity building project among others. He has attended several general management and function-specific workshops and courses locally and internationally.

He is presently the Managing Director, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical West Africa prior to this appointment.

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