Our team

Our team is comprised of qualified professionals with considerable clinical trial expertise. We see active involvement of each and every COREXPERT in the work process as a necessary step in building a healthy and creative workplace habitat. At COREX we realize that it is the people who get things done and thus treat our workspace as an environment where everyone can succeed in implementing their ideas through an innovative and collaborative problem solving process.

Senior Management
Olga Zhuk Olga Zhuk Head of Project Department

«We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.»

          Albert Einstein

Hi there! My name is Olga Zhuk and I am a Head of Project Department at Corex.

I graduated from National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow in 2009, with a degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

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I have been working in a logistics of clinical trials for more than 6 years. Before joining Corex I worked at IMP Logistics Russia as a Logistics Specialist and at Fisher Clinical Services Russia as a Senior Project Manager.

Having a solid experience in operations and client services in clinical trials industry, I realize how important it is for logistics provider to observe strict timelines and act proactively, maintaining a high-level quality of products and services for patient safety and wellbeing.

I aim to ensure that we offer the best solutions for every single project in terms of supply chain and risk management as well as budgeting and customer support.

Should you have any questions regarding your project launch and logistics optimization please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to help.
Olga Konovalova Olga Konovalova Head of procurement department
“An isolated good deed one may do always remains, in all its influences and subtle workings upon the heart and after-actions of others.”

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How are you doing? I am Olga Konovalova, Senior Procurement Manager at COREX.

I have graduated from the Pharmaceutical department at I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, where I also received my MBA degree in Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining COREX I had intensive procurement experience in budget medications commercial departments of ZAO Pharmstor and Merz Pharma GmbH. Having long-term relationships with Pharmaceutical companies and official distributors I am responsible for the availabulity and best prices formation for the comparator and concomitant therapy drugs.
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Our department focuses on the market search of medications, customer and supplier communication and the performance of high-quality logistics operations.

If you are in search of current information on medical products, including names of orphan or highly specialized drug products, transportation in compliance with all GDP requirements, my colleagues and I are always willing to provide you the highest quality of service.
Sofia Kurian Sofia Kurian Financial Director
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Let me introduce myself: My name is Sofia Kurian and I am Financial Director at COREX.

I graduated from Saint Petersburg State University of Economic and Finance in 2002, Department of Internal Auditing and Economic Analysis.  Later I was certified as professional chief accountant and auditor. I also completed IFRS course in PricewaterhouseCoopers academy and Corporate Governance course in London business school.
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Before joining COREX I have been working for International Network PR Agency, local advertising company and also for Consulting Agency which was providing vast range of accounting, legal and financial services for business. Across entire career in Finance I had successful completion of Due diligence, SOX testing, targeted audits.

Having experience in Finance over 15 years, my main functions at COREX are management of financial and legal functions of the company, building and maintaining an effective system of planning and budgeting, ensuring the achievement of established financial and quality indicators for all business units and overall and financial risk assessment for projects, clients, financial consulting.
Irina Varenkova Irina Varenkova Quality Director
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          Theodore Roosevelt

E-greetings, I am Irina, a Quality Director at COREX.


I graduated from State Social Humanitarian University and later got additional education at State University of Management. Before joining COREX I worked in PPD CRO and Abbott Laboratories for five years, where I got experience in the peculiarities of quality assurance and control in the industry.
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As a Quality Director, I am responsible for the highest possible level of quality control and assurance in COREX. These activities imply the maintaining of business procedures and quality management systems within operations. I am also engaged in the developing process of company’s SOPs, policies and staff e-training system.

As the head of the Department, I conduct and participate in internal audits and prepare the company for external inspections and audits. My duties include consistent documentary and personal audits of our new and current vendors in order to assure that COREX cooperates with the most reliable outsourcing partners. I am completely sure that our team of true professionals, who are ready to improve their skills and eager to achieve desired goals, can drive the company to the new horizons.

If you have any questions regarding quality management system or want to become a certified vendor of COREX, my colleagues and I will be happy to assist you!
Sergey Bordashov Sergey Bordashov IT Director
"Those who can, do; those who can't, teach”
George Bernard Shaw
A binary greetings to you, my name is Sergey and I am the IT-manager at COREX.

I graduated from the Tula State University with a master's degree in Software Engineering and Automated Systems in 2006. I began working in the field of IT technology in 2000 and have been in clinical research for nine years. During this time I acquired the skills to work with different platforms and information systems, databases and cloud technologies. Fortunately, when working in IT technologies, education never ends.
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As an IT manager, I organize the work of the IT department, introduce new technologies and information systems in the company and automate business processes. I am responsible for information security, data integrity and IT system performance. I also participate in the development of policies, procedures, instructions and trainings related to information technologies used in the company.

Under my guidance, systems of video and audio conferencing have been implemented, as well as an e-learning platform and numerous other safety protocols and procedures. Within the IT department we have organized schemes of backup, archives and restoring data and have completed our transition to full cloud-based IT solutions.

If you have any questions on IT solutions and technologies used in our company, or if you need help with any information systems, I will always be happy to help!

Anna Rusak Anna Rusak HR Manager
"Of all losses, time is the most irrecuperable for it can never be redeemed.”
King Henry VIII of England
Pleasure to meet you, I am Anna, I am the HR Manager at COREX.
 
I graduated from the State University of Management, Department of Economics in 2011. I have been working in the field of clinical trials for three years and have been engaged in personnel selection since 2011.
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As head of the personnel department at COREX, I am responsible for recruitment, development of personnel policies as well as defining objectives and directions. Together with the heads of departments, I take part in the advancement of internal policies that shape corporate culture. My duties also include assessing and improving employee moral and performance in conjunction with personal development and training programs.

At COREX I have developed personnel policies aimed at staff organization and employee development; resulting in increased productivity and personal development of the staff. My aim is to create an environment that enables employees to reach their fullest potential.

If you have questions or want to learn more about our company and open vacancies, I'll be glad to help!

Management Team
Olga Kamyshova Olga Kamyshova Senior Project Manager
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My name is Olga Kamyshova, I am project manager at COREX LLC.

In 2006 I defended my experimental graduation thesis at IP RAS, physiological psychology chair. I have been worked in clinical trial logistics since 2008. I have experience in customs logistics, project launching and regulatory support based on more than 70 clinical research Pfizer programs.
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Since 2014 I had been working in international logistics of Janssen commercial supplies, combining medicinal products distribution tasks and production quality assessment in Russia and CIS.

At COREX I am engaged in clinical trials protocols logging in terms of warehouse logistics, procurement, distribution and financial reporting. The main task is the implementation of all the project details according to clients’ and pharmaceutical market requirements.

If you have any questions concerning the peculiarities of clinical trials launching and processing, I will be happy to help!
Elena Kadkina Elena Kadkina Senior Business Development Manager
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Greetings and salutations, I am Elena and I am the Senior Business Development Manager.

I graduated from the Department of Philology in Smolensk State University and my career in the field of Clinical Studies began in my student years and continues today.
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My experience in Corex, CRO and other commercial organizations, numerous trainings on international quality standards and business communications help me to carry out successful execution of our BD activities in the sphere of global pharmaceutical trading. I supervise key lines of the clinical trial and analytical studies supply, procurement for Managed Access Programs and closely work with our brilliant team of Account Managers.

Recently COREX managed to achieve excellent partnerships with manufacturers and distributors of MP in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan; this allows us to offer our customers the most competitive clinical trial supply solutions meeting usually very strict requirements for timelines, pricing, quantities, expiry, quality documents and batches of procured products. Our client-oriented team is always pleased to work out an optimal scheme of supplies taking into account the market situation and helping our customers to avoid any pitfalls.

Yet we don't stop there; we continue the development of our company by advancing process automation, expanding geographical boundaries, and make every effort to offer our customers original products and generics on the most favorable conditions.

If you are interested in the procurement of medical products in Russia and CIS countries, I will be happy to assist you.
Konstantin Ivanov Konstantin Ivanov Key Account Manager
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Good day, I am Konstantin Ivanov, Key Account Manager at COREX.

In 2015 I graduated from Smolensk State University’s Translation Department where I received my Specialist Degree. Now I am studying at Moscow Region State University with a specialization in “Theory of language”. Employment at COREX is my first professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry but during my study I was engaged in a number of translation projects.
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As a Key Account Manager, I am responsible for key lines of the clinical supply chain such as clients’ requests processing, communication with customers and formation of the most competitive quotes for products. COREX purchasing department has direct contacts with manufacturers and distributors of medicinal products and study materials in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine and Belarus; this allows us to offer our customers COREX services in the frameworks of CIS region.

We continue the development of our company by advancing process automation, finding new partners, and make every effort to meet all the requirements of our clients regarding quantities, expiry dates and delivery timelines of the necessary products. Like all other members of COREX Team I always aspire to continue my personal development and acquire new knowledge concerning the professional duties.

If you are interested in the procurement of medicine and medical products in Russia and CIS countries, I will be happy to assist you.
Innokenty Mokronosov Innokenty Mokronosov Project Manager

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Pleasure to make your acquaintance, my name is Innokenty, a Project Manager at COREX.

I graduated from the American International University in Bangladesh, Dhaka, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2011 and am also academically trained in Russian-French translation.
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I have been involved the Clinical Research Industry since 2011 and prior to joining COREX I worked in clinical trial logistics at IMP Logistics.

As a project manager at COREX I'm responsible for the launch of new projects, project finalization, client interaction, contacting service providers and keeping close contact with internal departments to achieve project visibility throughout a projects lifecycle. I organize work in accordance with the customers' requirements, internal company procedures and international and local regulations.

If you have any questions regarding the launch of new projects or management of existing ones, I will always be glad to give you advice and provide support based on my experience.

Yulia Lulina Yulia Lulina Quality Control Manager

“Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.”

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Allow me a moment to introduce myself; I am Julia and I am a Quality Control Manager at COREX.

I graduated from the Institute of Economics and Entrepreneurship in 2012 with an Accounting degree and I have been with COREX since March, 2015.
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As a quality control manager at COREX I am involved in analyzing business processes and their correspondence with the company's SOP's, the verification of all warehouse operations using the method of dual control. I also take an active part examining customers' complaints and suggestions and together with the quality department we work on improving our work to satisfy our customer's needs.


Like every other employee of COREX, I continuously seek new knowledge, professional development opportunities and dedicate my time to receiving the latest information from modern literature and other learning resources.

I will be happy to share my experience and knowledge in any questions on quality control that you may have.
Maxim Minkov Maxim Minkov Project Manager
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Greetings, I am Max, a COREX Project Manager.

I graduated from the Russian-American Christian Institute, Department of Economics in 2007 and have been working in the sphere of clinical trials since 2013.
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At COREX I started as a warehouse specialist and now am a project manager, taking part in dozens of projects and gaining insight into operations and logistics processes in clinical trials. Now I am responsible for ensuring logistics accuracy, department and team coordinating, study drug risk prevention on all logistic phases, executing budgeted procedures, reducing costs for clients as well as providing in depth reporting on projects.

While working at COREX, I participated in the warehouse department’s workflow optimization, and introduced several new services provided by COREX.

If you need any advice on calculating logistics costs of examined drugs with minimal risk, I will be happy to offer you a variety of options.
Guzel Kamalova Guzel Kamalova Procurement Manager
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How do you do? My name is Guzel and I am a Procurement Manager at COREX.

I attended Moscow Pharmacy College, Department of Health and graduated in 2012 and continue my education while pursuing a Pharmacist-Specialist, graduating in 2016.

My career began at the Moscow Center for Drug Quality Assurance and Control, where I worked as a pharmacist from 2012 to 2013. I have been engaged in clinical trial logistics for three years now, realizing the procurement of comparator drugs, medical devices and medical equipment at COREX. Read more...
As a manager of the purchasing department, I coordinate order processing, purchasing and supply of products in accordance with the necessary mode of transportation. My responsibilities include communicating with customers and suppliers, finding new distributors, as well as document management.

During my time at COREX I have been able to successfully secure favorable supply terms and have established great relationships with suppliers and our customers. I enjoy achieving and meeting the mutual goals of our customers, suppliers and COREX.

You can contact me if you have any questions regarding the search and purchase of comparator drugs, medical devices, supplies or medical equipment. My colleagues and I will help you find the desired item according to your requirements and provide professional assistance in questions of delivery.

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Olga Petrova Olga Petrova Key Account Manager

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success”

Henry Ford

Greetings, my name is Olga and I am Key Account Manager at COREX.

I graduated from Smolensk State University, the Translation Department. My field of study is foreign languages; I have a Specialist Degree in Translation. I was involved in various translation projects during my university years along with other projects.  
I came to COREX as an Assistant of Key Account Manager and it was my first employment in the pharmaceutical sphere. Due to various trainings and seminars organized by the company, I had an opportunity to quickly emerge into work and fulfill a number of different tasks under the supervision of Elena Kadkina, Key Account Manager.
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Mutual dialogue and support at COREX allowed me to develop and improve my skills and finally assume the responsibilities and tasks, which resulted in my promotion to the position of Key Account Manager at the company. At Corex I am responsible for the main elements of the clinical supply chain, which include inquiries processing and coordination, communication with Clients and search of the most advantageous solutions.

Comprehensive approach and aspiration for improvements allow the COREX team to achieve great results in Clinical Logistics, thus ensuring the implementation of the main goal – providing all the conditions necessary for clinical trials. As a member of the COREX team, I undertake all steps to develop the company and offer our customers the required medical products on the most suitable conditions.
If you have interest in the procurement of medical products in Russia and CIS countries, we will do my best to assist you in it.
Artem Nemtsov Artem Nemtsov IT Specialist

”Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

Steve Jobs

Good day, I am Artyom Nemtsov, COREX Information Technology specialist.

I graduated from the St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, specializing in communication technology and now am pursuing my post-grad in Information Security. I have been working in the field of IT since 2008, and for the last four years have been engaged in in-depth issues of information security and the security of personal data.
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As an information technology specialist, I am responsible for the effective operation of the entire IT infrastructure within COREX, provide user support, analyze problems, anticipate information development needs and advise on communication security strategies. Based on these activities I coordinate our IT systems enhancements and upgrades.

 If you have questions concerning the operation of our IT-systems, or other issues related to information technology I am always ready to help and solve your problems.

Angela Chirchir Angela Chirchir Warehouse logistics specialist

"The very fact that you have a desire or a dream, means that you have and the corresponding capacity to realize it."

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Greetings, my name is Angela Chirchir and I work as a COREX Warehouse logistics specialist.

I graduated from the Moscow State Linguistic University, Law School and Department of Translation in 2010.
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Working at COREX inspires my personal and professional growth; a distinguished corporate culture unites team members, encouraging mutual support and open dialogue. Employees of all departments undergo regular trainings and seminars which bring individual as well as organizational value.

As a warehouse department specialist at COREX, I handle receiving, storage and distribution of materials for clinical trials. Among other duties I am responsible for additional labeling and packaging of clinical research materials, ensuring the preservation of required temperatures during storage and transportation.

If I can be of any assistance – feel free to reach out.
Ekaterina Travkina Ekaterina Travkina Quality Control Specialist
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Igor Razzhivin

Greetings! My name is Ekaterina and I am Quality Control Specialist at COREX company.

I graduated from I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University in 2015 with a degree in “Pharmacy”. In parallel with my study I worked in a pharmacy chain for a year. In February 2016 I started to work in COREX. Read more...

My department is responsible for a very significant part of company operation – control all stages of warehouse activity. My duties include: verification of all warehouse operations using the method of double control, participation in quality system development, process improvement, complaints identification and investigation.

I am happy to feel the responsibility that company lays on me. Under the supervision of our Quality Director I am the last point in operations control. That is my conformance that allows to carry out or cancel a certain activity.

Like all other employees I always try to improve myself, obtain new knowledge and possibilities for professional development.

If You have any questions, I will be happy to assist in any matter concerning quality control.
Roman Lenchevskiy Roman Lenchevskiy Warehouse logistics specialist

“The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.”

Plato

Good day, I am Roman and I work as a COREX Warehouse logistics specialist.

I graduated from the Kursk Medical-Pharmaceutical College, in 2010 and am currently pursuing my post graduate degree in Pharmacy. My previous work experience includes working at a pharmacy from 2010 to 2014.
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My duties at COREX include receipt, storage and distribution of clinical trial materials in the warehouse, their allocation, based on the most efficient use of storage space, facilitation and acceleration of the search and release of materials. I am also responsible for the safety of stored materials, compliance with storage modes, accounting warehouse operations. I take an active part in additional labeling and packaging materials for clinical research, providing the required temperatures for the duration of drug transportation. I ensure compliance with the standards formalizing established reports, and am also responsible for inventory management.

I will be happy to help you with any questions regarding our warehouse operations!
Alexander Krivonozhko Alexander Krivonozhko Project manager of courier department

 «Leaders lead but in the end it's the people who deliver.»

Tony Blair

Welcome to the new COREX site; my name is Alexander and I am a courier forwarder at COREX.

I graduated from the Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics, Department of Marketing in 2009 and I have been working in logistics for 8 years.
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At COREX I am responsible for coordinating cargo delivery to our clients and sites. Our team realizes the value of time and quality storing of medical products during transportation so we take every measure possible to ensure the safe and timely delivery of your products.

I will be happy to answer your site-distribution questions so feel free to contact me.

Dmitry Ryabov Dmitry Ryabov Warehouse logistics specialist
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How do you do? I am Dmitry, a COREX Warehouse logistics specialist.

I graduated from the Russian Customs Academy, Department of Customs Affairs in 2014.
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My responsibilities at COREX include the timely implementation of receipt, storage and distribution of clinical trial materials at our warehouse, additional labeling and packaging of materials and ensuring that required temperatures regimes are maintained during the entire logistics lifecycle. I am also responsible for dismissing and recall of the investigational medical products.

Please feel free to contact me to learn how my skills can be of service to you.
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