Patel - Pharmaceuticals - - Durban, KZN, South Africa

Mohamed Patel

Durban, KZN, South Africa


Pharmaceuticals -

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Strategic Alliance and Joint Venture Facilitator.Market Access & Market Authorizations

Work History

Acquisitions and Joint Venture Facilitator


June 2012 - June 2012

Using industry experience and functional expertise to acquire non promote,tail or mature brands and partner with industry.(manufacturers).Strategic consulting,development and implementation of business and market access plans within the state sector primarily.

Associated with Pharmapreneurs (Pty) Ltd on strategic acquisitions.

Strategic Consultant - New Business Development


January 2011 - June 2012

Conducting critical analysis of the supply chain industry gaining valuable insights in the distribution space of pharma wholesaling and distribution.Implemention of new business models to enhance business and value offerrings to independent and corporate pharmacy groups.



April 2007 - April 2007

Consultant to Pharma industry.Market Access Strategies.Field Force Optimization.Brand development through advocacy groups.Business to Government

Business to Government,Public/Private Parnerships

Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals

January 2000 - February 2007

Engaging with key thought leaders on "Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Drug List".Forming of advocacy groups within academia in specific therapeutic segments.Training and coaching a diverse field force.Developing alliances with regional and provincial authorities to enhance patient awareness of disease and management.Facilitating workshops in collaboration with the provincial departments via health care authorities.Identifying and Implementing relevant Corporate Social Responsibility programmes to train and uplift communities in collaboration with district health clinics to educate,train enabling the overall improvement of understanding their respectice disease,enhancing aceess to medicines via the downward referral system to improve overall the QOL of patients.

National Sales Manager Cardiovascular,Anti Infectives,Neuroscience and Speciality brands

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals SA

January 1997 - March 2002

Key reporting areas encompassed all aspects of leading and managing a team of skilled regional sales managers across the Pfizer portfolio.Cross functional team involvement with medical,marketing,sales strategy development and execution and supply chain was one critical area.Conducting quarterly reviews (bottom up) with regional teams to enhance productivity and maintaining a 95% field force operational target of frequency and reach to targeted health care professionals in the different therapeutic segments

Pharma Sales and Exports

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

January 1978 - January 2007

Piloted the expansion of Pfizer`s business within the SADC region.(Tapping of Africa`s Potential project) TAP.This project resulted in significant growth within the private and state sector.Collaborating with the relevant regulatory authorities and funders and developing SLA `s with distributors.

Divisional Manager

Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals

February 1978 - February 2007

Leading and managing every facet of my job description from skills development to budget forecasting,strategic planning,market access and the execution of strategies to achieve organizational business imperatives.Harnessing intellectual capital to maximise on new opportunities and projects as well as being actively involved in cross functional team projects.

Qualifications & Certifications

Finance for Non Financial Managers

Wits Business School

Nirvana High School - Gauteng


University of KwaZulu-Natal / University of Natal

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