Our Group

Missionpharma is a proud member of CFAO Healthcare, the healthcare division of CFAO Group, which operates under the ownership of Japanese Toyota Tsusho Corporation, listed on the Tokyo stock exchange.

The CFAO Group has a strong presence on the African continent as a distributor of brands within retail and equipment. CFAO Healthcare is one of the leading distributors of branded-originator pharmaceuticals to the private market in Africa. Our partnership opens the way for a series of mutually beneficial business synergies and opportunities and provides us with direct access to a comprehensive distribution network in Africa.

A shared purpose

Being a part of the CFAO Group empowers us to further develop and strengthen our operations, and thereby improve our ability to contribute to better health on a global scale.

Christian Overgaard, CEO, Missionpharma Group

Expanding our operational reach

Missionpharma has always delivered flexibility and efficiency in everything we do. By being part of a larger group, we are now backed by global resources and financial strength, while our customer-oriented focus remains the same.

Besides supporting our business in taking on future challenges, this partnership enables Missionpharma to further establish and develop our important wholesale operations, and to extend our operational reach.

CFAO Healthcare

CFAO Healthcare is a French company with more than 3,600 employees worldwide and an annual turnover of EUR 1.9 billion.

CFAO Healthcare is one of the leading distributors of branded-originator pharmaceuticals to the private market in primarily Africa.

The company has 40 operating subsidiaries in 27 countries in Africa and 6 French overseas territories and is represented in Africa by its own distribution companies, Laborex, Continental Pharmaceutique and E.P. DIS.


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CFAO Group

CFAO is a French company employing 22,600 employees worldwide and with an annual turnover of EUR 7.9 billion.

The CFAO Group is a multinational distributor of international brands, with a strong presence in Africa, engaged in the sale of brands, particularly within mobility, healthcare, consumer goods and infrastructure.

The CFAO Group is owned by Japanese Toyota Tsusho Corporation and has wholesale operations and local branches all over Africa. The CFAO Group has 86 operating offices in 39 countries in Africa and 6 French overseas territories.

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Toyota Tsusho Corporation

Toyota Tsusho Corporation is a member of the Toyota Group and is a trading specialist within the automotive, machinery, energy, chemicals and food industries. Toyota Tsusho Corporation has over 67,000 employees worldwide and an annual turnover of EUR 60 billion.

Toyota Tsusho is the trading arm of the Toyota Group. The company has a worldwide presence through its many subsidiaries and operating divisions, including over 1,000 group companies in 120 countries around the world.



Missionpharma and Fazzini are both part of CFAO Healthcare and work together to serve CFAO Healthcare’s institutional clients.

With more than 25 years of experience, Fazzini is an international leading manufacturer and supplier of hospital furniture and medical equipment to the public and private sector. Located near Milan in Italy, Fazzini produces more than 3.000 medical and electro-medical devices, which are distributed to over 80 countries all over the world.

The cooperation between Missionpharma and Fazzini generates important opportunities to better serve our institutional clients with a large range of quality hospital furniture and medical equipment coupled with associated services.