Alta Semper - Chidi Okoro

Chidi Okoro is the Operating Partner & Head of West Africa of Alta Semper Capital.

Prior to joining Alta Semper, Chidi Okoro was the Founder and Executive Consultant at Drugs and Medicaments Nigeria Limited, a retail chain/own-brands dealer in the pharmaceutical sector. He has consulted in areas of strategy and business development to organisations in FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, Retail, and Africa operations, and is a recipient of numerous awards including Pearl Quoted CEO of the Year in 2013 and the GSK Turn Around Manager award. He is an Adjunct Faculty member at the Lagos Business School, and has over thirty years of experience across industry sectors and geography in pharmaceuticals, personal care, food, and telecommunications as a general management-level executive.

He was the Managing Director and member of the Board of Directors at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria, Plc, CEO Africa for Lucozade Ribena Suntory, CEO of UAC Foods/ Tiger Brands SA JV, General Manager at MTN Communications, and was a member of Board of Ogun State Security Trust fund. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors at Mecure Pharma Industries Limited, Drugs and Medicaments Nigeria Limited, ARTEE Industries Limited (SPAR Retail), Fundvine Investments Limited. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Lagos Business School and Hadiel Health Management, and a Partner at Tytron Consulting Group Limited. As an aspiring writer with two books, he has an interest in politics and its relationship to the social and economic well-being of Nigerians.

Mr. Okoro has a Bachelor’s in Pharmacy and an MBA and Executive Master’s degree in Positive Leadership and Strategy.

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