Anna was appointed General Manager, GSK NZ in 2012. She has more than 20 years’ experience in leading and managing business within the pharmaceutical sector & has held a variety of senior regional & global roles within NZ, Europe & Japan.
Anna is also GSK’s Community Partnerships Director for Asia Pacific. She now leads enterprise-wide implementation of key Global/Asia programmes & is partnering with HR to develop a comprehensive, aligned volunteerism strategy for the region.
Anna believes that for organisations to be successful, we need to build inclusive cultures that attract diverse leadership to truly reflect the communities in which we operate. This will only be achieved by increasing the representation of people from different backgrounds & cultures on boards and in top management positions. Anna sits on the board of Global Women, an organisation focused on moving the gender diversity dial & is also a NZ Champion for Change.
Why Anna Stove at GSK is proud to be a Champion for Change
GSK is a science-led healthcare company operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by helping people do more, feel better and live longer.
We have a proud history in New Zealand, tracing our origins back to one of our founding companies, Glaxo Laboratories, which grew out of a dairy business founded in the Manawatu in the 1880s. Today GSK distinguishes itself not only through its success, but also through applying a collective ethical approach to all areas of business. As one of the largest healthcare companies in the world, we understand our responsibility to people in the communities we work in.