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Appointment of Jim Harold as General Manager, Latin America

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Jim Harold, General Manager Latin America
Jim Harold, General Manager Latin America

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Harold as General Manager Latin America and a member of the senior management team, effective 1 July 2019, succeeding Oscar Sentis. In this role, Jim will be responsible for managing Acino’s footprint in Central America and the Caribbean.

Jim has over 30 years’ experience in the pharma industry, especially in emerging markets, having worked throughout Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. He has previously worked for Novartis and Sandoz, has a Bsc. in Physiology, from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and speaks fluent English and Spanish.

“I am excited to welcome Jim to Acino,” said Steffen Saltofte, Chief Executive Officer for Acino. “His in-depth knowledge of the pharma industry in emerging markets, and especially of Latin America, will enable Acino to successfully drive our business in this region.”

With its regional office in Panama, Acino has a presence in Ecuador, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Trinidad to serve an increasing demand for high quality pharmaceuticals.

“I would like to thank Oscar for all his effort and commitment to Acino and wish him all the best in his future career,” added Saltofte.