Sara Masmoudi

Senior Fellow


CEO of Kilani Group, a group of companies in healthcare and pharmaceuticals employing 1800 persons, 50% women

President of CNIP – UTICA (Chambre Nationale de l’Industrie Pharmaceutique) : Tunisian Union of Pharma Industry since November 2017

Founder of Pharma In Cluster in september 2017 (Cluster of Public and Private pharmaceutical stakeholders for collaborative projects (research and business)

CEO of Kilani Group (Tunisia) since 2019

CEO of TERIAK (Tunisia) since 2003

CEO of Cinpharm (Cameroon) since 2015

CEO of Cipharm (Côte d’Ivoire) since 2020

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering – Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal

Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering


Distinctions and activities
  • Private stakeholders’ coordination in Pharma Public Private Dialog (PPD) 2014 – 2017
  • Distinguished as one of the 50 most influential African Women by Jeune Afrique in March 2017
  • Distinguished as one of 8 Powerful Women in Tunisia in September 2017
  • Panelist in several major events such as Africa Investment Forum in Joburg “industrialize Africa” in 2019
  • Advocacy in Tunisia for AfCFTA,
  • Advocacy in Tunisia for AMA (African Drug Agency)