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MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Dr. Emin Turan
CEO


Sanofi Vietnam
www.sanofi.com.vn


Information about Entrepreneur
Dr. Emin Turan is a Senior Executive in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry with a broad international and corporate experience spanning Turkey, the U.S.A., South Korea, South East Asia, Russia, Israel, Iran, Central Asia, and Vietnam markets. As a medical doctor who further studied Business Management, he has more than 25 years of experience in a broad range of roles in the pharmaceutical and vaccine industry, including global corporate functions and country/ cluster management.

He has an extensive international experience in Market Access, Business Development, Public Policy, Alliance Management, Technology Transfer projects, Public-Private-Partnerships and Joint Ventures and has been a speaker at many national and international events on such topics.

Other Interesting Facts about Entrepreneur
As a Managing Director working in the Pharma/ Biotech industry, Turan has a particular interest in health literacy and promotes the value of evidence-based medicine in personal and public decision-making on public health-related topics. He has co-authored the Localization Policies and Technology Transfer Section of the Turkish book on Vaccines “Aşı: Akademik, Endüstriyel ve Resmi Otorite Yönüyle”.

He has also held active roles in associations to advocate the position of the innovative pharma industry. He used to be the Vice-Chairman of the Pharmaceuticals Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea and is currently holding the Chairman position of the Pharma Group of EuroCham in Vietnam.
Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
He joined Sanofi Pasteur in 1999 as the Head of Sales and Marketing for Turkey where he held this position for four years. He then moved to the company’s corporate headquarters in the United States as the Influenza Vaccines Global Franchise Leader. In 2007, Turan was appointed as the General Manager of Korea, then as the Managing Director of the Thailand/ Myanmar /Laos cluster after moving to Bangkok, Thailand. In 2014, he moved to Istanbul and was the Head of the Turkey-Eurasia Region for Sanofi Pasteur, covering 14 countries with full strategic and operational responsibility. Since July 2020, Turan is working as the General Manager of Foundation (General Medicines) Indochina MCO (Multi-Country Organization) and Country Chair of Sanofi Vietnam.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
At Sanofi, the patient is at the very center of everything. “Number one is the patient. Every decision that we take, every action that we put together, we put the patient first and this is our corporate philosophy and policy", Turan said.

"Pharma is a very dynamic sector. The more we work, the harder we work, the better healthcare we provide to everyone in the world.”

MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Dr. Emin Turan
CEO

Information about Entrepreneur
Dr. Emin Turan is a Senior Executive in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry with a broad international and corporate experience spanning Turkey, the U.S.A., South Korea, South East Asia, Russia, Israel, Iran, Central Asia, and Vietnam markets. As a medical doctor who further studied Business Management, he has more than 25 years of experience in a broad range of roles in the pharmaceutical and vaccine industry, including global corporate functions and country/ cluster management.

He has an extensive international experience in Market Access, Business Development, Public Policy, Alliance Management, Technology Transfer projects, Public-Private-Partnerships and Joint Ventures and has been a speaker at many national and international events on such topics.

Other Interesting Facts about Entrepreneur
As a Managing Director working in the Pharma/ Biotech industry, Turan has a particular interest in health literacy and promotes the value of evidence-based medicine in personal and public decision-making on public health-related topics. He has co-authored the Localization Policies and Technology Transfer Section of the Turkish book on Vaccines “Aşı: Akademik, Endüstriyel ve Resmi Otorite Yönüyle”.

He has also held active roles in associations to advocate the position of the innovative pharma industry. He used to be the Vice-Chairman of the Pharmaceuticals Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea and is currently holding the Chairman position of the Pharma Group of EuroCham in Vietnam.

Sanofi Vietnam
www.sanofi.com.vn


Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
He joined Sanofi Pasteur in 1999 as the Head of Sales and Marketing for Turkey where he held this position for four years. He then moved to the company’s corporate headquarters in the United States as the Influenza Vaccines Global Franchise Leader. In 2007, Turan was appointed as the General Manager of Korea, then as the Managing Director of the Thailand/ Myanmar /Laos cluster after moving to Bangkok, Thailand. In 2014, he moved to Istanbul and was the Head of the Turkey-Eurasia Region for Sanofi Pasteur, covering 14 countries with full strategic and operational responsibility. Since July 2020, Turan is working as the General Manager of Foundation (General Medicines) Indochina MCO (Multi-Country Organization) and Country Chair of Sanofi Vietnam.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
At Sanofi, the patient is at the very center of everything. “Number one is the patient. Every decision that we take, every action that we put together, we put the patient first and this is our corporate philosophy and policy", Turan said.

"Pharma is a very dynamic sector. The more we work, the harder we work, the better healthcare we provide to everyone in the world.”