Mr. Lekan Asuni

lekanMr. Lekan Asuni is currently the Managing Director, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical, Nigeria, a position he has occupied since July 2008. He has considerable general management and senior leadership experience with proven track record in the Pharmaceutical Industry. He demonstrates sterling leadership qualities, high learning agility, emotional intelligence, humility and a drive for success. In addition, he is passionate about developing people and has, over time, developed the most robust talent pipeline for his organisation in the Middle East Africa (MEA) region. He is a thorough-bred marketer with broad exposure across different categories and franchises (Pharmaceutical and FMCGs) and has delivered growth of significant scale. He is an active member of some professional associations where he served and earned awards in various capacities. He is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN); a Fellow of the Institute of Logistics Management of Nigeria; a Fellow of the Academy of Pharmacy of Nigeria and a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria. He is also a Member of the Corporate Governance Society, Nigeria; a Member of National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria; a Member of the Private Sector Health Alliance. He is currently the President of the Association of Representatives’ of Overseas Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of Nigeria (NIROPHARM).