Area Head for the Middle East, Roche Pharmaceuticals
Olfat Berro is the Area Head for the Middle East region at Roche Pharmaceuticals. Her career at the Swiss multinational healthcare company began in 2003, where she has held advanced local and regional roles.
In 2015, she was appointed Country Manager in Lebanon, and one year later, she took on additional responsibility as Country Manager for Jordan and Palestine. In 2019, she became the Integrated Disease Strategy Lead (IDSL) at the Network Enabling Office and was then appointed Head for the Middle East as the first woman in the company to hold this position.
Olfat made it to the 2023 Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Businesswomen in the Middle East, Forbes’ Top 100 Healthcare Leaders, and Forbes’ Global Meets Local.
She holds a Doctorate of Practice degree in Pharmacy from the Lebanese University and a Doctorate of Practice in Clinical Pharmacy from the Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France.