Executive Committee

Andrew G Hall

Andrew G Hall

CA (SA), BPharm

Position

Chief Executive Officer
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in September 2007 as Chief Financial Officer, appointed as a director on 1 April 2008

Career highlights

  • Financial Director at Adcock Ingram
  • Partner in charge of health sciences at Ernst & Young
  • CFO of a listed pharmaceutical company in South Africa
  • Roles in sales and marketing at Pfizer, and retail pharmacy experience
Dorette Neethling

Dorette Neethling

CA (SA), MCom (Taxation)

Position

Chief Financial Officer
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in August 2007 as Group Finance Executive

Career highlights

  • Financial Director at Quintiles South Africa
  • Financial Manager in FMCG environment in Namibia
  • Currently serves as member of the Financial Reporting Investigation Panel (FRIP)
Jasvanti Bhana

Dr Jasvanti Bhana

Masters in Medicine and Surgery (MBBCh)
Masters in Sports Medicine
Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of South Africa

Position

Medical Director
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in November 2017

Career highlights

  • Vice President: Medical & Regulatory - AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd
  • Country Medical Director - Bristol, Myers, Squibb
  • Medical Advisor - Professional Provident Society of South Africa
Frans Cronje

Frans Cronje

BSc, NDip (Ind Eng)

Position

Operations & IT Executive
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in December 2007

Career highlights

  • Held a variety of IT executive roles at Tiger Brands over a period of 10 years
  • Worked for an International IT company as an Applications Consulting and Project Manager
  • More than 25 years IT experience in a variety of industries
Tobie Krige

Tobie Krige

BEng (Industrial Engineering), MBA

Position

Managing Director - Distribution
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in January 2012

Career highlights

  • More than 15 years’ experience in supply chain and logistics
  • Worked in extended geographical areas in Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Worked for Nampak and DHL
Basadi Letsoalo

Basadi Letsoalo

MPsych , CLDP, MLPC, MPhil

Position

Executive Director – Transformation and Human Capital
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in January 2008

Career highlights

  • Head of Transformation at Standard Bank SA
  • Head of HR information management at ABSA
  • Currently serves as a member of the University of KwaZulu-Natal Council
Nkosinathi Mthethwa

Nkosinathi Mthethwa

Post-graduate Diploma in Health Economics, Public Relations Diploma, Master’s Degree in Public Health, Higher Diploma in Business Management & Administration, Bachelor of Science (Honours) and Bachelor of Science degree.

Position

Public Affairs Executive
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in February 2020

Career highlights

  • Managing Director - DINOTSHI Health Investments (Pty) Ltd
  • Held various roles at Mylan South Africa including Executive Director: Corporate Affairs, Executive Director: Government Affairs and Government Affairs Manager
  • Held various roles at Novartis South Africa including Government Business Manager and Key Accounts Manager
  • Held various roles at Sandoz South Africa including Regional Sales Manager, Coastal Regional Manager and Medical Sales Representative
  • Epidemiological Researcher - KZN Department of Health & Italian Cooperation
Ashley Pearce

Ashley Pearce

Dip Pharm, BCom

Position

Managing Director – Prescription
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in October 2012

Career highlights

  • CEO of MSD South Africa
  • Roles in production, R&D, business development and sales and marketing in South Africa, Europe and USA
  • Headed the Pharmaceutical Industry Association of South Africa (PIASA) and the Pharmaceutical Task Group (PTG)
Sudier Ramparsad

Sudier Ramparsad

BSc, H Dip Ed, BSc Hons, MSc (Biotechnology),
Management Advancement Programme (MAP) and a Certificate in Marketing Management

Position

Managing Director - Over-the-Counter
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in Febraury 2019

Career highlights

  • Executive Director - Pharmapreneurs, a Healthcare consulting firm (Sales, Marketing and B2B brokering)
  • Regional Manager – Hospira (RSA, Sub-Saharan Africa, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia)
  • Marketing Director – Novartis
  • General Manager – Bristol-Myers Squibb (South Africa)
  • Business Unit Head – Janssen-Cilag
Colin Sheen

Colin Sheen

MBA, PDBA, BTech, NDip (Marketing)

Position

Managing Director - Hospital
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in June 2008

Career highlights

  • Head of the South African commercial business at Schering-Plough
  • Held various roles at Schering-Plough including Divisional Director and Marketing Director
  • Held various commercial roles at 3M Corporation, including Commercial Head of Pharmaceuticals
Ntando Simelane

Ntando Simelane

B. Juris, LLB

Position

Company Secretary & Head of Legal
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in April 2009

Career highlights

  • Group Legal and Compliance Manager at Adcock Ingram
  • Spent nine years at the SABC in various legal roles
  • Spent four years at the Advertising Standards Authority of SA (ASA) as a dispute resolution consultant
Gail Solomon

Gail Solomon

IMM in Marketing, BBA Marketing, EDP GIBS

Position

Managing Director - Consumer
  • Joined Adcock Ingram on 1 May 1988

Career highlights

  • Commercial Head: Prescription – Adcock Ingram
  • Business Unit Manager: Women’s Health, Ophthalmics & Urology – Adcock Ingram
  • Category Marketing Manager – Adcock Ingram
  • Brand Manager – Adcock Ingram
Tim Walter

Tim Walter

BCom Honours, BCom Accounting

Position

Head of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Joined Adcock Ingram in January 2019

Career highlights

  • Head of Strategy and Special Projects at Reunert Limited
  • Consultant: Strategy and Implementation at Reunert ICT Segment of Companies
  • Managing Executive for Cellular and E-commerce at Ellerine Holdings
  • Executive Head for Strategy and Transformation at Nashua Mobile
  • Executive Head of Marketing at Nashua Mobile
  • General Manager for Marketing and Products at Nashua Mobile