BUKKY GEORGE is the Founder and CEO of HealthPlus Limited and CasaBella International. She is a registered pharmacist with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria. She shares the benefits of focus, knowledge, networking and going the extra mile to succeed in life and business.
Bukky fondly referred to as the Queen of Retail in Nigeria based on the steady success of her pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies started her career with May & Baker and worked for a little while as a medical representative and then Smithkline Beecham still as a medical representative.
She resigned her appointment as an Assistant Manager to find and pursue her true passion and fulfill her purpose in life. She would later on establish HealthPlus Limited and CasaBella International with both companies growing to become household names in Nigeria and beyond.
Bukky holds many prominent corporate positions outside her businesses. She is Chairman of Sanofi Pharamcy Advisory Board, and a member of the Pharma Strategic Committee which maintains the well-being of the pharmaceuticals industry in Nigeria, as well as an associate member of WIMBIZ.
She was invited to be a panelist at the IFC Euro Finance Week in Frankfurt, Germany in 2012.
Bukky was selected for the Fortune 500 Global Women’s Mentoring Program, and she is the first recipient of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Board of Fellows’ Award for Excellence in Community Pharmacy.