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Tsedenia Mekbib

Divisional Managing Director
Pittards Ethiopia




Tsedenia has both a degree in Chemistry and an MBA from the University of Leicester. Having worked for GlaxoSmithkline, Tsedenia joined Pittards in 2011 where she played a pivotal role in setting up the work glove manufacturing that complemented Pittards leather production. In 2017, she was appointed Managing Director of Pittards Ethiopia with responsibility for operations at the tannery in Edjersa and the product manufacturing factories in Addis Ababa.

As advanced and sustainable materials consultant she passionately makes APLF Material+ go for sustainability.