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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee oversees all operational aspects of the organization, providing counsel and vetting items before they are shared with the Board Members for final decision making.

Alan Main
Executive Vice President of Sanofi and Global Head, Consumer Healthcare Division
Brian McNamara
Past Chair
CEO GSK Consumer Healthcare
Ken Uehara
Executive Vice President, Taisho Pharmaceutical
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Finance Committee and Personnel Committee

The Finance Committee assists the Board with the organization's accounting, financial reporting, and financial compliance practices.


The Personnel Committee oversees all aspects of human resource management for the federation, in compliance with local labor law.

Judy Stenmark
Director General
Mr Alan Main
Chair, Executive Vice-President
Sanofi Consumer Healthcare
Mr Brian McNamara
CEO, GSK Consumer Healthcare
Chair, World Self-Medication Industry
Mr Ken Uehara
Executive Vice-President, Taisho Pharmaceutical Co Ltd
Treasurer, Global Self-Care Federation
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Regulatory Affairs Working Group

The Regulatory  Affairs Working Group is focused on critical scientific and regulatory topics related to consumer health and responsible self-medication to help drive wider regulatory development and implementation.  Membership includes executives and senior staff holding regulatory positions within industry and national associations.

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Public Affairs & Policy Working Group

The Policy and Public Affairs Working Group brings together members of policy and public affairs teams from across the membership base. The group focuses on all public affairs and policy related issues, engaging with key stakeholders and decision-makers, aiming for a favourable political, legal, social and economic environment for the consumer health industry.

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Communications Committee

The Communications Committee provides strategic input and counsel pertaining to all communication-related issues relevant to the organization. Members include an array of global communications experts across industry and associations within the field of consumer health.