Omar Khan has over 30 years of experience in pharmaceuticals in senior strategic and operational posts. Prior to Dayarn Pharma, he was Head of Marketing and Sales Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe for Novartis. Previous to this, Omar was with Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) in a variety of roles. He was Head of Sales for BI UK, before being promoted to Head of UK Strategic Operations. Following his UK success, Omar was posted to BI HQ in German, where he held a number of positions; As Regional Business Manager he was responsible for delivering the P&L for the Middle East, Africa, Pakistan and Taiwan operative units. Omar then moved to Alliance Lead for Africa, Asia, Australasia and Japan (AAA region) for Boehringer’s co-promotion deals with Lilly and Pfizer. He was accountable for the successful commercialisation of the co-promotion molecules across AAA region. Omar began his career at Eli Lilly and holds a degree in Biochemistry from Royal Holloway College, London, and an MBA from Durham University Business School.