GlaxoSmithKline appoints SPJIMR alumnus Bhushan Akshikar as MD Pharmaceuticals Nigeria

Monday, March 20, 2017

GlaxoSmithKline, a science-led global healthcare company, has announced the appointment of Bhushan Akshikar as its Managing Director for Pharmaceuticals in Nigeria.

Bhushan joined the Nigeria business in January 2017 from Mumbai, India, where he held the position of Executive Vice President, GlaxoSmithKline India. He will be part of a wider Africa and Developing Countries Leadership team, responsible for driving business performance and top line growth in Nigeria.

Prior to joining GSK, Bhushan worked with Johnson and Johnson for over 16 years across diverse markets like India, South Korea and Belgium.

Bhushan holds a post graduate MBA in Marketing from SPJIMR and a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Mumbai, India.

With over two decades of working in varying positions and increasing responsibility in the healthcare industry, Bhushan brings rich and broad commercial experience to the GSK Nigeria business.

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