Nilton Tojar, MBA

Nilton Tojar Sr.
Sr. Director, Regional Program Operations - LATAM

Nilton joined USP in 2016 as General Manager of Brazil Operations, leading Brazil site efforts to improve USP visibility and brand awareness, and ultimately the adoption of USP’s standards, ensuring more quality medicines to more people. Since 2019, he has been responsible for increasing USP’s footprint in the LATAM region.

As leader of LATAM Regional Operations, Nilton leads our efforts in building an organizational structure to engage and collaborate with national regulatory agencies, industry associations, academia, and end users across the region. In addition, he oversees regional education courses and others training programs, workshops and services aimed at sharing and disseminating USP science and knowledge.

Nilton brings more than 30 years of experience working in executive positions in the pharmaceutical industry, with multicultural experience.

Career Highlights:

  • Biogen: Marketing and Commercial Director Brazil
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme: Marketing and Commercial Brazil and U.S.


  • Fundação Don Cabral
  • MBA, Leadership & People Management, University of São Paulo, International MBA, FIA
  • Marketing, Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing, São Paulo


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