Dr. Mahmoud Samir


A pharmacist with a masters of business administration from Sheffield University in the United Kingdom. Mahmoud Samir has extensive leadership and experience in commercial and pharma business management with leading multinational companies in the regions of Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

He started his career in 1988 with Pfizer Egypt in the Sales Department where he worked for a few years until moving to GlaxoSmithKline in Saudi Arabia leading the Sales & Marketing Department.

After his time in GSK, Mahmoud then went on to join Abbott Laboratories in Saudi Arabia leading the Sales & Marketing department. He spent many years at Abbott where he became Commercial Director of the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions followed by becoming General Manager in Saudi Arabia. He finally held in the Regional Director role of Saudi Arabia, Gulf countries and emerging markets before founding Pharma Mart Pharmaceutical as CEO and Chairman.