Mr. Abbas currently Head of Supply Chain – Turkey, Middle East & Africa (MEA), Consumer Health Supply Chain (CHSC), is an accomplished industrial senior executive of GSK with proven abilities in international pharmaceutical, biotech and animal healthcare. He also has solid experience in leading manufacturing plants of commercial and clinical supply-chain operations. He is deeply involved in corporate organizational changes with understanding of impact on other business functions.
Mr. Abbas has an International Executive MBA (High Distinction) from the Louvain School of Management – Belgium (1999); Doctorate Degree, Faculty of Pharmacy – University Claude Bernard (Lyon – France); Second Degree Master – Focus in Galenic (Formulation – Process – Production) – University Diploma of Pharmaceutical Management, Institut de la Pharmacie Industrielle de Lyon.
He joined GSK as Director, Secondary Manfacturability & Clinical Supply in May 2009 and has grown through the system to his current position as the Head of Supply Chain of MEA.