Annette D’Abreo Wins Prestigious Health & Beauty Association Award

Ceuta Group, an IQVIA business, is thrilled to announce that UK Managing Director, Annette D’Abreo, has won a prestigious award from the Health and Beauty Association (H&BA) for Outstanding Contribution to the Health & Beauty Industry.

Having sold the family home to take a chance on a start-up business in the mid-90s, Annette D’Abreo is now a multi-award-winning businesswoman and managing director of that same company – Bournemouth-based Ceuta Group, an IQVIA business, recognised as the leading international outsource partner within the health and beauty sector.

Presenting the award at the H&BA 2024 Annual Conference on Thursday 16th May 2024, Kevin Heath, Chief Executive Officer at Pharmacy2U, said, “This is a true testament to people who put their life, commitment, and energy into their business and passion. If you’ve had the opportunity to speak to Annette, she exudes passion and energy. You can’t help but love being in her space, but she’s also got the smarts and the commercial acumen. She wears a velvet glove over that iron fist.”

Chris Clarkson, UK Pharmacy Sales Director at Ceuta Group, upon collecting the award on Annette’s behalf, said, “Annette and Edwin started the business 30 years ago with a syndicated pharmacy team and a great concept of bringing manufacturers together and being able to represent brands in pharmacy. Ceuta Group is now an international omnichannel global organisation. It’s been quite an exceptional journey.”

Annette’s achievement is a reflection of her dedication and visionary leadership. Under her guidance, Ceuta Group has flourished, setting new standards in the health and beauty industry. Her story is an inspiration to us all.

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