Loretto Callaghan is the Country Pharma Organisation Head and Country President for Novartis in Ireland and has held this position since 2006. Novartis is a Global Pharmaceutical Company with Headquarters in Switzerland.
In Ireland, Novartis has a significant presence employing almost 1,600 staff across 4 sites including two manufacturing facilities in Cork, a Global Shared Service Centre in Dublin and the local Commercial Organisation also based in Dublin.
Loretto has extensive experience of the Pharmaceutical Industry from an Irish, UK and European perspective having worked in both the UK and Ireland for over 25 years in various Sales, Marketing and Senior Leadership Roles.
A native from Co Sligo, Loretto was educated in UCD (Bachelor of Science), Trinity College Dublin (Masters in Science, Toxicology) and Harlow University, UK (Diploma in Marketing) and more recently completed a Diploma in Company Direction (DipIOD) from The Institute of Directors.