Pharm. Emeka Obinna Nwachukwu is the assistant general manager (marketing), Geneith Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Limited. A native of Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, Nwachukwu has a robust professional experience that spans over two decades in the pharmaceutical industry, having worked in various capacities with different reputable organisations.
Companies he worked with include Tideland Pharmaceuticals Limited, as superintendent pharmacist (1994-1995); Link Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Limited, Lagos, as medical representative (1995-1997); Emzor Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited, as manager, sales and marketing (1997-2001); Basconik Nigeria Limited, as manager, sales and marketing (2001-2003); Biomedicals Services Limited, Ilorin, Kwara State, as zonal sales manager, Lagos and Southwest (2003-2006); Ranbaxy Nigeria Limited, as regional manager (2006-2007), and currently Geneith Pharmaceuticals Limited, where he first served as national sales manager, before being promoted to his current position in 2011.
Born 31 May, 1970, Nwachukwu attended Federal Government College, Okigwe, Imo State, where he sat for his West African School Leaving Certificate exams in 1986. He gained admission into the University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu State, that same year and bagged a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in 1991.
After his internship at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State, Nwachukwu, did his compulsory National Youth Service programme as a hospital pharmacist at Risonpalm Clinic, Port Harcourt.
An industrious strategist and versatile achiever, who has consistently demonstrated capacity to deliver great results with minimal resources, Nwachukwu attended the Metropolitan School of Business and Management, London, for his MBA. He equally attended the Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University and other accredited institutions, in a bid to acquire more knowledge to boost his marketing and managerial skills.
To heighten his drive as a result-driven individual with demonstrated skills in establishing and expanding new frontiers through in-depth market research and aggressive marketing strategy, Nwachukwu has attended several local and international conferences and workshops. He has been attending all pharmacy-related conferences, including the annual conferences of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), for the past ten years.
Pharm. Nwachukwu was married to Brenda Nwachukwu, who died in 2014, after a brief illness. The couple had two children.