Region Head of the Americas and Area General Manager, North America
GSK Consumer Healthcare
Colin Mackenzie is Region Head, Americas and the Area General Manager, North America at GSK Consumer Healthcare. In these roles, Colin is responsible for all commercial operations in Latin America and North America. He is also a member of GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Strategic Leadership Team (SLT).
Colin was appointed Region Head in October 2016 and has been leading the North American business since 2011. In March 2015, after GSK formed a new Consumer Healthcare joint venture with Novartis, he was appointed Area GM for North America and oversaw the integration of the North American business, bringing together a portfolio of leading brands and nearly 1,000 employees, and consolidating three sites in the United States into one headquarters in Warren, New Jersey.
Previously, Colin was Vice President U.S. Oral Care and Professional Marketing. Colin joined SmithKline Beecham in the U.S. in 1996, as the Director of the Gastrointestinal Category Management Team, holding geographic responsibility for India/Southeast Asia/Chinas and Australia/New Zealand. From there, he moved on to multiple leadership positions across the globe. Colin began his career at Johnson & Johnson in the U.K. where he worked for 11 years.
Colin has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Biological Sciences from the University of the West of England.