UHD is home to a team of local specialists with decades of combined experience in sales and marketing, supply chain management, product management and market access. Our management team is outlined below. .
Sowedi is responsible for leading UHD’s strategic vision in partnership with the Board of Directors and currently oversees all operational departments. With more than 20 years of experience in global health management across both the public and private sectors, he also serves as Executive Director of UHD’s sister company, Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL). Sowedi previously served as Vice President at Axios International, Logistics and Financial Management Specialist with the USAID-DISH II project and Drug Registration and Assessment Pharmacist at the Uganda National Drug Regulatory Authority.
With more than 15 years’ experience in Sales & Marketing of health care and FMCG for leading international brands, Charles oversees all the Sales & Marketing activities at UHD. He began his career in the private sector as a Sales supervisor with Unilever and then as a Sales Administration Manager for East African Breweries Limited. Most recently he was a Country Manager for Colgate Palmolive (E.A) in Uganda.
Parmindar is one of East Africa’s leading experts in pharmaceutical logistics and sales and marketing. As Chief Executive Officer of Pharm Access Africa Limited for the past decade, he has provided counsel in Supply Chain Management for HIV/AIDS across Africa. He was a key player in the introduction of ARVs in East Africa while working with GlaxoWellcome, the Imperial College London and the Medical Research Council of Great Britain. Parmindar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry from Makerere University.
John is an experienced Ireland-based financial executive with significant financial management experience across several national and international companies. He spent the last 15 years as Chief Financial Officer of Axios International, a global healthcare consultancy specialized in access to healthcare in developing countries. John holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Dublin City University and is a Chartered Management Accountant.