50. Olfat Sami Berro

Company: Roche
Title: Area Head Middle East
Nationality: Lebanese
Sector: Pharmaceuticals

Berro joined Roche in 2003 and assumed her current position in 2019. In 2021, Roche signed an MoU with Microsoft. In 2022, Roche signed a strategic partnership with the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia. In September 2022, Berro helped to launch RISE, a talent development program. The company’s pharmaceuticals division reported global sales of $47 billion in 2021. Berro is also a member of the Executive Committee of the PhRMA Middle East & Africa, the regional arm of The Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), and a member of Roche’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.