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GlaxoSmithKline appointment

GSK picks new head for Kenya

He replaces Alexandra Spang who has been moved to Switzerland

In Summary

• Onyango has been acting as the the firm's General Manager – EA for Consumer Health since February.

• fore joining GSK, he had various stints with leading multinationals among them Unilever.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Kenya Pharma has appointed George Onyango as the new General Manager effective July 1.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Kenya Pharma has appointed George Onyango as the new General Manager effective July 1.
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Health care products firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Kenya Pharma has appointed George Onyango as the new General Manager effective July 1.

Onyango has been acting as the the firm's General Manager – EA for Consumer Health since February.

He replaces Alexandra Spang who has been moved to Switzerland as a Business Unit Head Pharma.

Onyango joined GSK in 2015 as a Senior Finance Director, Kenya & East Africa Pharma.

Before joining GSK, he had various stints with leading multinationals among them Unilever, Diageo, Coca Cola and L’Oreal in Ghana, Cameroon, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa.

A Henley Business School MBA graduate, Onyango also holds a commerce degree from the  University of Nairobi. He  is a Certified Public Accountant. 

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