Pfizer Nigeria Appoints New Country Manager


Rebecca Ejifoma

Leading biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has announced the appointment of Mr. Mark Wagstaff as its Country Manager in Nigeria and East Africa Region.

Disclosing this in a release last week, the Director, Corporate Affairs, Margaret Olele, said the new CM has accumulated a significant experience working for multi-national companies within the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Pfizer, the last 18 years have been spent in the emerging markets, primarily in senior commercial roles, living and working in seven countries across three continents including Nigeria.

The roles include: general management, business development, project leadership and encompass many pharmaceutical segments like vaccines, branded generics, innovative and established brands.

With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Pfizer Nigeria and East Africa’s business, Olele added that Mark would play a key role in meeting the company’s growth goals as well as building its outstanding reputation for quality medicines and healthcare delivery to host communities. She said: “We are delighted to welcome Wagstaff into the Pfizer family.” Meanwhile, known for its provision of advanced wellness, prevention, treatments and cures, the firm said it was its responsibility as the world’s leading biopharmaceutical company, to provide healthcare for communities worldwide.

Having been in existence for over 150 years, Olele assured Pfizer’s relentless commitment to collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world.