Mark Pfister has over 21 years of extensive experience across FMCG, Consumer Healthcare and the Pharmaceutical industries in Africa with the last seven years being spent in West Africa with GSK. During this period, he has served as Enterprise General Manager for GSK Pharma and Consumer in Ghana & Other West Africa (OWA) between 2015-2018, as well as Commercial Director for Ghana & OWA in 2015 and as Marketing Director for Consumer Healthcare in Nigeria from 2011 to 2014.
Mark holds a first degree in Physical Science and a post graduate Master of Business Administration degree from universities in South Africa. He began his career as a medical representative for Novartis in 1996 after which he gained significant marketing experience at Cadbury South Africa prior to joining GSK Consumer Healthcare, South Africa as Product Manager on the OTC portfolio. His possesses core competencies in marketing and over the years, he has developed extensive experience in both marketing and commercial excellence until his appointment in 2018 as the General Manager, GSK Consumer Healthcare for Nigeria and West Africa.