Mr. Emmanuel Umenwa is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer at Geneith Pharmaceuticals Limited, concurrently serving on its board of directors. As the visionary founder of Geneith, he brings to the table over two decades of steadfast leadership.

Widely recognized as an astute leader, brand builder, and merchandising champion, Mr. Umenwa holds memberships in esteemed organizations, including the Institute of Directors (IOD), and is an active Rotarian. His noteworthy achievements include multiple awards, such as the Pillar of Pharmacy accolade from the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Lagos.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Mr. Umenwa is a dedicated philanthropist and an innovator. He earned his first degree in Business Administration and furthered his academic journey with an MBA from the prestigious University of Lagos, maintaining his status as an esteemed alumnus.

In addition to his pivotal role at Geneith, Mr. Umenwa extends his expertise to various performance-driven organizations. He serves on the boards of enterprises spanning pharmaceuticals, hospitality, and telecommunications, including notable entities like Broad-Based Communications Ltd, Genelo Investments Limited, and Sophia Pharmaceuticals Ltd, among others. His multifaceted involvement underscores his commitment to driving excellence and success across diverse industries.

Geneith Pharmaceuticals Limited was incorporated under the Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 1990 on 19th January 2000 as a Private Limited Liability Company limited by share. The name of the company was initially Geneith Global Limited but was changed by the special resolution of the Board of Directors  to Geneith Pharmaceuticals Limited on 12th September 2007.

The company’s vision is to be an integral part of the healthcare delivery system by being a vital and dependable source of affordable, high quality and innovative products in support of its mission to aid the attainment of excellent healthcare standard by employing the best available technological resources to deliver innovative, high-quality products to the satisfaction of end-user.

The Company has its corporate head office at No. 12 Adewale Crescent, Off Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Oshodi, Lagos and also located strategically in the Six Geopolitical Regions of the Federation.

Geneith’s core values are Integrity, Commitment and Innovation as demonstrated in every aspect of the Company and combined with a profound understanding of the pharmaceutical sector.

Geneith offers a range of quality brands including Camosunate and plans are ongoing to manufacture some of its brands, which are quality household medicines locally in a WHO-approved factory which is under construction in Mowe, Ogun State.

According to Mr. Emmanuel Umenwa, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer ” Beyond providing Nigerians with products for a happy and healthy life, Geneith believes in a good corporate citizen deeply concerned and committed to the wellbeing of the community and society in which it operates, endeavoring preservation of its environment, abiding by the laws and regulations of the country and contributing its share to the country’s socio-economic development”.


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