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ZEINCRO appoints Mrs.Petek Berker Birik as Country Manager for Turkey and Mrs. Sevinc Yildirim as Regional Clinical Compliance Manager

ZEINCRO announces the appointment of Mrs Petek Berker Birik as Country Manager for Turkey, effective as of January 9th, 2017.


Petek has over 15 years of experience in the Clinical Operations, with leading global CRO and Pharma Companies. Petek started her career in Quintiles playing an instrumental role in the growth of Quintiles in Turkey. During her more than 12 years with Quintiles, Petek held senior positions , including this of Clinical Operations Manager, Associate Director in Regulatory and Start-up, finally reaching the level of Associate Director of Clinical Operations. During her latest international assignment in Roche, Petek successfully led Roche’s clinical activities in the region under her responsibility, including countries such as Turkey, South Africa and Egypt. Petek holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Veterinary from the University of Ankara in Turkey.

With over 11 years of presence in Turkey and successfully addressing its commitment to further strengthen its presence in Turkey, ZEINCRO continuously increases its capabilities, aiming to achieve maximum value to its customers and emerge as a market leader in the rapidly growing market of Turkey.


Under her new responsibilities, Petek will play decisive role by leading and further promoting ZEINCRO activities in Turkey.


Furthermore, as part of ZEINCRO emphasis in continuously improving the quality of its services and as part of its strategy to harness internal potential, Miss Sevinc Yildirim, following her tenure as Country Manager for Turkey, will assume the position Regional Clinical Compliance Manager. Sevinc with her extensive experience in the CRO industry and deep understanding of ZEINCRO organization, will play an important role in the enhancement of Quality and Compliance within our operations across all ZEINCRO countries.


We would like to welcome Petek in family and wish both Petek and Sevinc all the best in their new assignments and challenges ahead.



ZEINCRO is a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO) with a main emphasis in the region of Central­ and South-­Eastern Europe, but also global capabilities in services such as Safety and Pharmacovigilance and Late Phase. With eighteen years of experience in successful clinical research projects in the region, ZEINCRO has developed a thorough understanding of the communities and the regions in which it operates and has established strong professional links with local healthcare stakeholders. This approach allows ZEINCRO to set new standards for successful clinical trials by delivering bespoke services that are flexible, ethical and maximize patient recruitment and compliance. ZEINCRO manages to balance productivity and quality incorporating added value techniques based on each country’s local knowledge. ZEINCRO provides clinical trial services to the global drug development industry and offers additional services in post marketing safety and efficacy studies, regulatory affairs and pharmacovigilance including risk management plans.


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ZEINCRO is a leading contract research organization covering more than 21 countries in Europe, with a special focus in the region of Central and South Eastern Europe (Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, FYROM, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine).

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