UK Leadership Team

Neil Lister
Vice President and Managing Director

Neil joined Perrigo in January 2016 as Vice President and Managing Director for the UK and Ireland businesses. Before Perrigo, Neil spent 5 years as Managing Director of Omega Pharma and 12 years at Procter and Gamble where he held regional and global leadership roles based in the UK and in Switzerland.


Mike Tucker
Senior Commercial Director, CHC

Mike joined Perrigo in 2001, and has over 25 years experience pharmaceutical experience. He worked for American Home Products Corporation, Wyeth and Whitehall Laboratories in various senior management roles in Finance and Company Secretariat. In 2013 Mike took the role of Senior Commercial Director with responsibility for the Perrigo UK Consumer Healthcare business. Previously Mike has held the roles, within the Perrigo UK operation, of Senior Finance Director and Company Secretary.


Phil Thompson
Senior Commercial Director, Rx

Phil joined Perrigo in 2001 at the time of the acquisition of the Braunton business. Prior to that, Phil worked in various Sales & Marketing roles the fast moving consumer goods industry. During his 13 years with Perrigo. Phil has held the positions of Sales & Marketing Director and then Business Development Director for Perrigo UK. Recently with the acquisition of Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Perrigo UK's first venture into the Rx sector, Phil took up the role of Senior Commercial Director for the Rx business.


Patrick O'Sullivan
Senior Finance Director

Patrick joined Perrigo as Senior Finance Director in 2014 and has over 27 years' finance and commercial experience. From 2009 to 2014 he worked for Acision, the world's leading text messaging business, as VP Group Commercial Operations. Previously Patrick held a variety of senior finance roles in industry. He also established his own IT consultancy where he developed the first mobile patient record system in the UK. During this time he also consulted for the Cabinet Office at No. 10 Downing Street.


Anna Pickering
Vice President International Quality

Anna joined Perrigo in February 2013 with the acquisition of Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Prior to this she has held global quality roles at Reckitt Benckiser and with SSL International as Head of Quality with responsibility for Global Quality Management systems for medical devices supplied to worldwide markets. She has more than 20 years experience in quality of pharmaceuticals, both Rx and OTC, medical devices, cosmetics and household goods.


Karen Spurling
Human Resources Director

Karen joined Perrigo as HR Director in 2012 and has over 20 years human resources experience in the pharmaceutical industry including corporate, commercial, manufacturing, OTC, Rx and Nutritional sectors. Karen has held various HR roles over 13 years with Glaxo SmithKline and 5 years with Synthelabo.


Bruce Haney
Senior Director – Operations and Supply Chain Perrigo UK

Bruce joined Perrigo in 2002 and has held leadership roles in IT and Supply Chain and Operations. His most recent role before coming to Perrigo UK was as Senior Director for the Liquid Value Stream based in Allegan, MI. He is also one of Perrigo’s first Lean Sigma Blackbelts. Prior to joining Perrigo Bruce was with Pharmacia for 17 years.





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