Top 50 Healthcare
Leaders 2022

Patrick van der Loo

9. Patrick van der Loo

Company: Pfizer

Designation: Regional President for Africa and the Middle East

Headquarters : U.A.E.

Sector: Pharmaceuticals

Loo has been overseeing U.S.-based Pfizer’s operations across the Middle East and Africa since December 2020. In the same month, the biopharmaceutical research-based company initiated its BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine distribution in the Middle East. In 2011, Pfizer set up its first manufacturing facility in the GCC in Saudi Arabia. It generated $81.3 billion in global revenues during 2021—a 95.2% increase compared to 2020.