General Manager, AbbVie Pharmaceuticals SA, Greece
Pascal Apostolides holds a BSc degree in Chemistry, a BA in Economic Geography and a post graduate degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. He also received a MSc in Environmental Chemistry from the University of Stratchclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.
His long career in the pharma industry dates back in 1986 as Sales Representative in the Diagnostic Division Department of Abbott in Thessaloniki. In 1990 he is promoted to the position of European Product Manager in Germany. From 1997 up to January 2001, Pascal Apostolides joins Abbott International Division at Abbott Park in Chicago, as Commercial Director Europe.
In 2001 until the end of 2012 he held the position of General Manager of Abbott Laboratories (Hellas) and as of January 2013 after Abbott’s separation in two individual companies Pascal Apostolides becomes the General Manager of AbbVie, an independent global biopharmaceutical which retains in its portfolio innovative medicines for serious and chronic diseases.
He was also the President of the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies (SFEE) for the term 2015-2018. Member of the Executive Committee of the Pharma Innovation Forum (PIF) as well as Member of the Pharma Committee of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) and member of the BoD. Furthermore, he is a member of the Executive Board of Trustees/Treasurer of the American Community Schools of Athens (ACS).