Our business model, which is based on providing Branded, Speciality, Value Added, OTC and Generic medicines means that each year more patients receive the ‘gold-standard’ treatments while the cost of these treatments for the payer is reduced. As we progress and the company grows, we are strengthening our ability to assess and anticipate risks and adapt quickly to new circumstances and challenges.
Meet Yavor Kacharov, Supply Chain Manager Zentiva Bulgaria
“As a Supply Chain Manager for market in Bulgaria together with my team I am responsible for all supply chain related topics and operations at market side, demand forecasting, master data maintenance as well as logistics and warehousing operations.
We are supporting the business by delivering on time and in full all our medicines, doing the utmost to ensure full access to our therapies on the market.
Our team works with all local functions and across the organization being an important connection element for the company. With more than 10 years of experience in Supply Chain management, launch management, project management and demand forecasting, I feel and can say that Zentiva is the right place where I can realize professional ambitions with my efforts always 100% dedicated to serve our patient’s needs"
Zentiva has two R&D centres, based in Prague and in Ankleshwar. Our R&D team apply cutting edge methodologies to develop and actively manage the lifecycle of active pharmaceutical ingredients, drive innovation in drug product formulation and bring bioequivalent and value-added medicines to European regulators for review and approval. The internal capability is augmented by a network of academic partnerships including the flagship ‘The Parc’ program and the ‘Open Innovation Program’.
Meet Jiri Vaclavik, Head of Project Management Zentiva Czech Republic
“My academic background is in chemistry and economics. When I was ready for my first job, the Development center of Zentiva was looking for a project manager. I am very happy the company gave me the chance to do a job that covered exactly what I intended and liked doing – coordinating and leading, still close to R&D, and with a touch of business. And there was much more to learn on the way. After having started as a project manager, I have now been leading the PM department for two years. The job is rich, complex, and challenging. There is a lot of structure (by definition in this industry) but also great room for creativity and personal development. Moreover, for me, a job has to be meaningful and in this regard, I believe that developing innovative and affordable medicines for patients in Europe and beyond is totally rewarding. I am very proud to be part of this! And last but not least: what makes a difference at work is people - the team at Zentiva is just fantastic!"
Zentiva has four manufacturing sites – Prague site, Bucharest site 1 and site 2 and Ankleshwar site. These sites manufacture more than 50% of Zentiva’s product supply, the balance coming from our network of 300 supply partners. Our Prague site celebrated 90 years of operations in 2021, while our Bucharest 1 site will celebrate 60 years of operations in 2022.
Our operations and engineering teams are a constant source of ideas of how to improve our sustainability footprint.
Meet Ayushi Tewari, Officer Quality assurance at Pharmaceuticals Zentiva India
"With its dynamic workplace culture, Zentiva has established itself amongst eminent Pharmaceutical Industries.
Thanks to Zentiva's continuous learning and growing attitude, we are now producing and serving high-quality and affordable medicines in more than 40 countries. Our state-of-the-art facilities powered by passionate people make us a key actor in the pharmaceutical industry.
Zentiva keeps on investing in its people as they are the cornerstone of our success. We are all using our SuperpowerZ to reach new heights in a positive, creative and innovative environment.
As Quality Officer, my goal is to ensure every medicine that leaves our Ankleshwar site answers to our highest quality standards and that they meet our customer's and patient's requirements."
Our mission is to ensure the supply of high-quality, affordable medicines to people who depend on them every day. We do that in a sustainable way. Our actions and “We care” spirit are driven by sustainability strategy we implemented across whole organization, which is framed around 3 pillars: People, Partners and our Planet. Our clear strategy and our six SuperpowerZ which describe the values and behaviours for the company are guiding us on the way.
Meet Janet Lewis, Head of Scientific Affairs Zentiva UK
“I am Head of Scientific Affairs at Zentiva UK. My team is responsible for registering our marketing authorizations, ensuring the quality of our medicines and operations, monitoring the safety of our medicines in use, and providing medical and technical support to the business, customers, and ultimately the patient. We are supporting the business by ensuring that the medicines we provide to patients are of the right safety, quality, and efficacy. My team works across the business to ensure we maintain compliance and the quality of our medicines for patients. I’m proud to work for Zentiva, knowing that what I do in my job every day is helping to support patients and bringing affordable medicines to the NHS."
Get to know Emer O’Mara Communication Intern at Zentiva
I began my Zentiva internship journey in August 2022. As an International Communications student, I was looking for a company that valued innovation and would provide me with the opportunity to grow.
Zentiva was my first choice! Throughout my communications internship experience, I was provided with an excellent support system that helped guide me through my part within the team. At the same time, I was given the freedom to take on "real" roles within projects, collaborating with skilled professionals across Zentiva's network of departments and countries. Our company offered me an excellent environment to develop my copywriting, content creation, and project management skills, working on both external and internal communication.
Within my internship, I always felt like a valued member of the communications team, my work felt appreciated, and I knew I was helping to contribute to Zentiva's mission. I know that the invaluable skills I learnt within Zentiva will help propel me within my professional career, and I am eternally grateful for my experience within such a #WinningTeam!