M. Cem Açık has been a member of the Pfizer family since over 13 years, and has so far undertaken diverse roles and responsibilities in marketing, sales, strategy, as a BU director and regional lead. Before being appointed as the General Manager of Established Products , Pfizer Turkey & Russia in October 2018, he was leading the Established Products business in Turkey, which had a yearly revenue of over USD 200M and double-digit growth, from 2016 onwards. Before that, he also worked as New Products Planning Lead, Corporate Strategy Lead, Cardiovascular Group Marketing Lead, and Cardiovascular Therapeutic Area Lead for Europe. He was the General Manager for Mother-Infant Nutrition in Pfizer Nutrition and Nestlé in 2011-2013, and returned to Pfizer as Emerging Markets Cardiovascular/Metabolic Marketing Director in May 2013.
Açık has graduated from Boğaziçi University Department of Industrial Engineering, and received an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He started his career in the corporate finance department of American Airlines, and later gained expertise in strategy by working as a team leader in McKinsey&Company’s Dallas and Istanbul offices, dealing with retail, FMCG and pharma industries. M. Cem Açık is married with two children.