GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Bhushan Akshikar as the new Managing Director of the company.
The appointment which is effective from Tuesday, this week, follows the resignation of the Managing Director, Dayanand Thandalam Sriram.
The outgoing Managing Director took charge at GSK Consumer four years ago during which he presided over the divestment of the GSK Drinks Business and the restructuring of the business.
The incoming Managing Director Akshikar started his career in GSK in 2011 as Vice President GSK Pharmaceuticals India, after spending 16 years with Johnson & Johnson in India, Belgium and South Korea.
In January 2017, Akshikar was appointed General Manager Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceutical Nigeria Limited and was appointed as a non-Executive Director on the Board in March 2017.