Vairali Mehta is the first female Chief Operating Officer of Muscat Pharmacy & Stores LLC, the largest pharmacy chain in the Sultanate of Oman. Originally from India, her family is settled in Muscat over the last 50 years, and she is born and brought up in Oman.
After school, Vairali moved to the U.S. for higher education, and has earned two Bachelor’s Degrees – one in Biomedical Engineering, and the other in Accounting, from Drexel University and Berkeley College respectively. Starting her career as a process engineer with GlaxoSmithKline, she gained valuable experience in different industries (pharma, beauty, nonprofit). Before moving back to Oman, Vairali had also worked for two different pharma startups, thus gaining a total of 17 years leadership experience in different fields.
As Chief Operating Officer at Muscat Pharmacy, Vairali’s primary focus is on implementing business strategies that ensure availability of best healthcare products and services for customers. She also oversees the corporate social responsibilities, and commitment of the company for conservation and protection of environment.