Responsible Corporate Citizenship with CEO Getz Pharma

 “We would like for….Getz Pharma to be rated by its employees as the best company to work for,” says Khalid Mahmood, Managing Direction and CEO of Getz Pharma as he talks about the value of treating employees well. Getz Pharma is a part of the Getz Group of Companies and was created in 1995. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Pakistan and aims to provide safe, effective medicines and healthcare products. It has been accredited by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Khalid Mahmood has spent 34 years in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, working in the US, Far East, South America and Asia Pacific. He is currently on the board for Zindagi Trust and was also involved in the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF). He feels very strongly about giving back to the country, and mentions the various initiatives taken by Getz Pharma like Health for the Underprivileged and Preservation of the Environment.

Watch our interview with him as he discusses how our country is blessed with resources (00:28), realizing its potential (02:01), being one of the largest tax payers (03:18), being an employer of choice (05:08), the state of education system (06:00), Corporations and the state (07:18), Going public (09:00), and Future plans (10:32).

Mahmood emphasizes on the role of the state in the welfare of the country saying that he hopes “a nation [Pakistan] does not live on a life support system, it lives a vibrant life, it becomes one of the best in the world.”

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