Osman Mia


Job Title: CFO

Company: AstraZeneca MEA


Osman Mia has more than 20 years’ experience in the world of finance. He graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with a B.Com in 1997. He then went to work at PwC. In 2001 Osman joined Tetra Pak as a Financial Controller and was quickly promoted to Financial Manager and then Financial Director. In 2013, he joined AstraZeneca as CFO for Southern Africa. Osman describes his work as leading the organisation’s financial awareness, budgeting and management of financial information through effective business partnering. He was appointed CFO of the Middle East and Africa in 2019.

2019 - Present          CFO MEA, AstraZeneca
2015 - 2019               Business Partner Director International Finance, AstraZeneca
2013 – 2015             Chief Financial Officer, AstraZeneca SSA
2006 – 2013             SSA Cluster Leader Finance & Transformation, Tetra Pak
2003 – 2006             Finance Director, Tetra Pak
2002 – 2003             Financial Manager, Tetra Pak 
2001 – 2002             Financial Controller, Tetra Pak
1998 – 2001             Audit Senior, PwC

                                    CA(SA), SAICA
1992 – 1997             B.Com, University of KwaZulu-Natal

About AstraZeneca: The Company is a global biopharmaceutical business with seven research centres in the US, UK, Sweden, Japan and China. There broad research and development platform is in three main areas: Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease and Respiratory.

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