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Pharmaceutical company executive

Brian Douglas Smithson, South African pharmaceutical company executive. Certified quality system auditor South African Committee for the Certification of Quality Systems Auditors.

Background

Smithson, Brian Douglas was born on August 27, 1948 in Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Son of Douglas Richard and Sylvia (Landsberg) Smithson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 1976.

Career

Chief chemist Richardson-Vicks Proprietary Ltd., Johannesburg, 1977-1980, quality control manager, 1980-1984. Quality assurance manager Mer-National Proprietary Ltd., 1984-1988. Quality operations manager Adcock-Ingram Pharmaceuticals, 1988-1994.

Technical director South African Druggists, Lilongwe, Malawi, since 1994. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Certified quality system auditor South African Committee for the Certification of Quality Systems Auditors.

Membership

Member science and technical committee African National Congress, Johannesburg, 1993-1994. Member South African Chemical Institute (associate), South African Society for Quality, Institute Packaging South Africa, Trustees Club of the Technikon Foundation-Technikon Witwatersrand.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, golf.

Connections

Married Christine Susan Rush, January 8, 1980 (divorced 1997). Children: Leigh Ann, Douglas Keith. Married Mrudula Kanubhai Amin, February 28, 1997.

father:
Douglas Richard Smithson

mother:
Sylvia (Landsberg) Smithson

spouse:
Christine Susan Rush

spouse:
Mrudula Kanubhai Amin

child:
Leigh Ann Smithson

child:
Douglas Keith Smithson