Novo Nordisk , Country Manager East and Southern Africa
Working in Pharmaceutical industry since 1999 with vast experience in Sub-Sahara Africa market, Newton Siele has been able to establish expertise in product introduction and market penetration, key opinion leader engagement in the pharmaceutical industry and management of sales, marketing and products in various portfolios across the region. He gained valuable experience in number of multinationals, Roche, Novartis, Astra Zeneca and currently the Country Manager for East & Southern Africa at Novo Nordisk responsible for business growth across 19 countries in the region.
Professionally, he qualified as a pharmaceutical technologists and subsequently specialised in business administration with an MBA from Mancosa (SA) specialising in entrepreneurship focusing on researching the impact of entrepreneurial skill application in retail pharmacy sector in Kenya. He is a member of the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association and chair the National Executive Council, with over 7000 members who ran retail pharmacy outlets throughout Kenya.