Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc has introduced Valentine Okelu as the newly appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company. This change came into effect on August 16, 2023, following the official approval of his appointment during the company’s Annual General Meeting.
The statement highlights Okelu’s impressive educational background, including his distinguished Pharmacy degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a Master of Pharmacy degree from the same institution. Additionally, he has completed the Advanced Programme and Strategic Marketing Management Programme at the Lagos Business School. He has also undertaken various executive programs focused on marketing, strategy, and management at prestigious institutions like the London Business School and the University of London.
Okelu is affiliated with several professional organizations, such as the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, National Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria, International Pharmaceutical Federation, Commonwealth Pharmacists Association, Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals (USA), and the Lagos Business School Alumni Association.
The company’s profile of Okelu’s career path demonstrates his progression within the industry. Starting as a medical sales representative at Rhone Poulenc Rorer/May & Baker Plc, he said.