Acino Healthcare Group Executive Management

John Norman

Regional Director ESA: General Manager South Africa

B.Com (Marketing & Economics)

Professional background

30 years + Pharma Experience – 10 years + at Regional MD / CEO level (Takeda; Litha )- 10 years as Marketing & Sales Director (Janssen-Cilag)

Jaco Kotze

Finance Director

B Comt (Hons) and CTA

B Comm (Accounting)

Professional background

23+ years in Accounting, Controlling and Finance leadership roles covering medical devices, supply chain solutions and consulting

Kevin Peddie

General Manager CEA & M

NDIP (Public Health); IMM Diploma (Marketing)

Professional background

30+ years experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development, within FMCG and Pharma industry.
20+ years experience in the Sub Saharan region

Rory Henderson

Business Unit Head: CHC/OTC, Pain & CNS

B(Sport science); PDM; MBA

Professional background

10 years in the pharmaceutical industry, with both experience in OTC and RX

Trevor Reddy

Head of Market Access, Pricing, Tenders & B-BBEE

Mpumelelo Sowazi

Compliance & Legal Director

BA (Law); LLB; H.Dip (Company Law)

Professional background

20+ years experience as Legal Advisor – 2+ years experience as Corporate Affairs Director

Jaki Fagen

Business Unit Head Speciality & Hospital

Shaistha Sing

Head of Regulatory Affairs & RP: English Speaking Africa


Bpharm, MSc (Med)

Professional background

16 years of pharmaceutical industry experience across various sectors with a specialization in regulatory affairs management and product registration

Gary Vine

Business Unit Head Hospital & Forensics

IMM Diploma (Marketing)

Professional background

20+ years of Pharma experience in Sales Management (Schering Plough; Adcock, Mylan; Litha) –
6 years KAM (Adcock; Mylan; Litha)
6 years Market Access experience (Mylan, Litha)
10+years of Marketing experience (GSK; MSD; Adcock; Mylan; Litha)

Sherusha Naidoo

Human Resources Director

BCom Hons, MBA

Professional background

12 years + experience in Strategic Human Resources Management within the Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices Industry .
Diverse experience in different business models, with a core focus on building organizational culture and capabilities in line with market needs.