Lifestores is a medical technology company that is bringing innovation to how the pharmacy business works in Nigeria. They are doing this by building a chain of disruptive pharmacies focused on delivering low-cost healthcare products and services that empower low and middle-income Nigerians. Lifestores Healthcare was founded by Bryan Mezue, Pharmacist Ken Ahaotu, and Andrew Garza.
Bryan Mezue is the co-founder and CEO of Lifestores Healthcare. Bryan is an alumni fellow of the Harvard Forum for Growth and Innovation. He is also a co-founder and board member of WAVE Academies, an Obama Foundation Africa Leader, and is published on Foreign Affairs and Harvard Business Review. Bryan was previously a Manager at Bain & Company, working in the London and Johannesburg offices, and was a founding member of Bain’s Lagos office. Bryan graduated with a Bachelor of Science (First Class) in Mathematics and Statistics from Warwick University and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Kenneth Ahaotu is the co-founder of Lifestores healthcare. He is a veteran Nigerian pharmacist who has experienced the challenges of the healthcare system as the owner of Oak Pharmacies in Abuja.
Andrew Garza, is the Co-Founder & COO of Lifestores healthcare. Andrew is an expert in pharmaceutical manufacturing, distribution and retail. He was a part of the management team and gained exposure to production, sales, QC, HR, regulatory, and finance. He received his BA in Sociology from Haverford College and MBA from Stanford University.
Click here to learn more about Lifestores healthcare and their new program called Oga pharmacy, a technology that supports community pharmacies by reducing costs by up to 15% and guaranteeing genuine medications.