Pharm. Kenneth Chinedu Onuegbu (B. Pharm , MBA, AMP, FPSN)
Born on 10th October,1968. Ken as he is fondly called studied Pharmacy at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, graduating in 1991 with Second Class Honours, Upper Division. He later went to the same University for his Masters in Business Administration (MBA-Marketing). He is also an alumnus of Lagos Business School where he did his Advance Management Program, Course 16.
Mr. Onuegbu is also the Principal Partner, Ginkeny Consults Ltd, which is focused on building manpower, training, research, and business development, particularly for new investors in the Nigerian market. Pharm. Ken Onuegbu FPSN is the current National Chairman of the Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria (NAIP). NAIP is the technical arm of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) saddled with the responsibility of taking care of the interest of Pharmacists in drug manufacturing, importation, research, and development, as well as drug distribution, sales, and marketing in the country. He is also the founder/director of Assure Pharmacy Limited and Linnet Pharmacy Nigeria Ltd located in Lagos.
Before now Ken has held several top managerial positions in the Nigerian Pharmaceutical industry and garnered more than 25years cognate experience in Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing. Some of his previous experiences include,
Country Manager/CEO, DafraPharma Nigeria Ltd, a Belgium Based Multinational in Nigeria.
Director of Training, Nigerian Association of Industrial Pharmacists.
Head of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, CHANmedi-Pharm Ltd/Gte
Head of Sales and Marketing, MaydonPharma Lagos.
National Sales Manager, Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd,
Area Manager, North, Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Area Manager, North and Lagos West, Roche Nigeria Ltd (now Swipha)
Medical Representative, Afrab-Chem Ltd
Medical Representative, Roche Nigeria Ltd
He has won several awards in Pharmaceutical sales and marketing as well as in community service too numerous to mention here.
Ken has served the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) both at the state and national levels in various capacities. For several years he was the chairman, Young Pharmacists Forum of PSN National. He was the Chairman, Conference Planning Committee, for the 2013 Lagos State PSN and served the Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria as the Financial Secretary. In 2012, Ken was honored by the Lagos State branch of PSN with the Merit Award of the State (MAW). In the same year, Abia State branch of PSN gave him another award for his various contributions towards the development of the Pharmacy profession in Nigeria. In 2019, Ken was again honoured by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) as a fellow of the society.
Mr. Onuegbu is widely travelled both locally and internationally and is happily married to his good friend Mrs. Linda OgechukwuOnuegbu who studied Economics at Lagos State University. Both of them are blessed with 4 lovely children.