Sigurdur (Siggi) Olafsson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Generic Medicines Group
Sigurdur (Siggi) Olafsson

 

Sigurdur (Siggi) Olafsson joined Teva as President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Generic Medicines Group in 2014.

 

Mr. Olafsson served as President of Actavis Pharma from 2012 to 2014, Executive Vice President, Global Generics, at Actavis plc (Watson) from 2010 to 2012 and CEO of the Actavis Group from 2008 to 2010. From 2003 to 2008, he held positions of increasing responsibility within the Actavis Group, including Deputy CEO, Vice President of Corporate Development and CEO of Actavis Inc. U.S. From 1998 to 2003, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Pfizer’s Global R&D organization in the U.K. and U.S. From 1994 to 1998, he served as Head of Drug Development for Omega Farma in Iceland.

 

Mr. Olafsson received a M.S. in pharmacy (Cand Pharm) from the University of Iceland, Reykjavik.