Meda Health Sales are delighted to announce that the Irish Country Manager, Owen McKeon, has been appointed Country Manager of both Ireland and The UK. Owen has over thirty years experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland in such companies as Knoll, Fisons, Elan, Provalis and Janssen. He now has the exciting challenge of managing the operations of Meda Health Sales in two different markets. Owen welcomes a challenge being an ex-Irish national basketball captain, who narrowly missed qualifying for the 1984 Olympics in The USA.
Meda Health Sales is a Swedish company with franchises throughout Europe, China, The USA, Australia and South America. Owen founded the Irish franchise in 2006, initially with a small product portfolio. He has grown the company substantially in Ireland with acquisitions and new product launches. Meda Health Sales now have an extensive range of over fifty medicines and OTC products. Meda Health Sales is very proactive in increasing it’s product portfolio.
Commenting on his new role, Owen said “I am looking forward to the challenges ahead. Meda is an exciting place to be with excellent products in the current portfolio and in the pipeline. The culture and working environment in the company is very important to me allied to the importance of growing the business. There is excellent potential for growth for our newer products. Managing two country franchises is something I am really looking forward to, and the outlook for Meda in 2014 and beyond is very exciting”.