Nicolas Ragot has been appointed to the position of Regional Pharma Supply Chain Head, MEA/CIS replacing Dave Cooper, effective 1 May 2015. He will keep Russia in the scope of his new role and will continue to report Regis Simard, SVP Europe & EMAP Pharma Supply.
In his role, Nicolas will lead the GSK end-to-end supply chain in MEA and CIS, overseeing Boudouaou (Algeria), El Salam and Giza in Cairo (Egypt), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and F268, West Wharf and Korangi (Pakistan) manufacturing sites. He will also be a member of the Pharma MENA/CIS Commercial Leadership Team. He will also work closely with Rodrigo Becker, SVP Africa & Developing Countries collaborating on the Africa 2020 GSK Strategy.
Nicolas joined GSK in 2000 as Penicillin Production Director at Mayenne (France). In 2004, he moved to Evreux (France) taking the role of Production Director for Inhaled Products. In 2008, Nicolas became Site Director at Mayenne, before taking the same position at Evreux in 2011.