General Manager / Finance Director

Dr. Mohamed Kouta

General Manager

Dr. Mohamed Kouta is working with City Pharmacy Co. as General Manager (UAE), experience with proven Sales & Marketing experience with over 22 years in the pharmaceutical industry including 16 years in management reflecting experience and high performance with leading multinational companies managing distribution, importation, sales and marketing of both primary care and biotech global brands.

Manage daily business operations including distribution, importation, sales and marketing. Implement growth strategies by providing overall directions to develop new markets and enhance coverage and strengthen the existing ones. Management background includes developing and implementing strategic sales, marketing plans and new business opportunities to expand with new agencies. Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government institutions and employees; enforcing ethical business practices.

Skilled at developing and maintaining positive and professional relationships with health care industry professionals & Influence positive direct relationships with key top business contacts. Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards & upgrade the management system of City Pharmacy Co. up to the ISO 9001, & ISO 14001, EU-GDP standards certification.

Dr. Mohamed Kouta holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBCH) from University of Alexandria, Egypt and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Leicester, UK.

Dr

Ashok Zacharia

Finance Director

Ashok Zacharia is working with City Pharmacy Co. as Finance & Compliance Director. Has over 30 years’ work experience in the Manufacturing, Food, Consumer, and Pharmaceutical industries, having worked with leading multinational companies managing Finance, Compliance and Business Operation functions while covering countries in the GCC, Levant, Egypt, and Africa.

Oversees the functioning of the Finance, Compliance, Legal, IT, Facilities and Logistics functions of City Pharmacy Company. Ensures long term objectives are set, achieved, and revised timely to meet the needs of the business.

Leads the strong Compliance culture, processes that meets with internationally accepted compliance practices, requirement of Principal Companies, Compliance audits and adherence local laws and regulations.

A key member of the management team of the company with demonstrated ability to improve operations, impact business growth & maximize profits through contributions in financial management, cost reductions & productivity improvements.

Motivating and inspiring employee productivity, loyalty, and ethics. Brings positivity, focus and vision, unlocking people’s potential and drives people to perform at their best

Ashok Zacharia is a Commerce graduate, Chartered Account (CA) and Chartered Company Secretary (CS) from India.

Ashok Zacharia - Finance Director
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Dr. Mohamed Kouta

General Manager

Dr. Mohamed Kouta is working with City Pharmacy Co. as General Manager (UAE), experience with proven Sales & Marketing experience with over 22 years in the pharmaceutical industry including 16 years in management reflecting experience and high performance with leading multinational companies managing distribution, importation, sales and marketing of both primary care and biotech global brands.

Manage daily business operations including distribution, importation, sales and marketing. Implement growth strategies by providing overall directions to develop new markets and enhance coverage and strengthen the existing ones. Management background includes developing and implementing strategic sales, marketing plans and new business opportunities to expand with new agencies. Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government institutions and employees; enforcing ethical business practices.

Skilled at developing and maintaining positive and professional relationships with health care industry professionals & Influence positive direct relationships with key top business contacts. Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards & upgrade the management system of City Pharmacy Co. up to the ISO 9001, & ISO 14001, EU-GDP standards certification.

Dr. Mohamed Kouta holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBCH) from University of Alexandria, Egypt and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Leicester, UK.

Ashok Zacharia - Finance Director

Ashok Zacharia

Finance Director

Ashok Zacharia is working with City Pharmacy Co. as Finance & Compliance Director. Has over 30 years’ work experience in the Manufacturing, Food, Consumer, and Pharmaceutical industries, having worked with leading multinational companies managing Finance, Compliance and Business Operation functions while covering countries in the GCC, Levant, Egypt, and Africa.

Oversees the functioning of the Finance, Compliance, Legal, IT, Facilities and Logistics functions of City Pharmacy Company. Ensures long term objectives are set, achieved, and revised timely to meet the needs of the business.

Leads the strong Compliance culture, processes that meets with internationally accepted compliance practices, requirement of Principal Companies, Compliance audits and adherence local laws and regulations.

A key member of the management team of the company with demonstrated ability to improve operations, impact business growth & maximize profits through contributions in financial management, cost reductions & productivity improvements.

Motivating and inspiring employee productivity, loyalty, and ethics. Brings positivity, focus and vision, unlocking people’s potential and drives people to perform at their best

Ashok Zacharia is a Commerce graduate, Chartered Account (CA) and Chartered Company Secretary (CS) from India.