36. Irina Zaporozhets

Company: Eli Lilly and Company
Title: Associate Vice President and General Manager—MEA
Nationality: Canadian-Russian
Sector: Healthcare

Zaporozhets assumed her current role in January 2023, having joined Eli Lilly and Company’s Hungary division as a marketing associate in 2001. She previously held roles in Hungary, Austria, and the U.S. and was the general manager for Russia and CIS from 2017 to 2022.