The new center, called Above Market Planning (AMP) Hub, will have its HQs in Bucharest and will provide a simpler and more direct communication way among the European markets and the Pfizer production units around the world, Pfizer informed in a press release.
The regional support center will be concluded most probably by the end of the third year quarter. Opened in Bucharest, the regional support center for Global Supply Chain & Portfolio Management will enable the standardization of the internal processes and will simplify the interface between the commercial teams and the factories, thus allowing the improvement of the Pfizer logistics operations’performance in Europe. Therefore, the AMP Hub will be like a intermediate between individual markets in Europe and the Pfizer units in the world, providing best medicine stock supplies.
„We are very happy to see that, by choosing Romania as HQs for its only logistics hub in Europe, Pfizer is committed to the goal of a healthy long term development on the local market,”said Mirela Iordan, country manager Pfizer Romania.
„Bucharest has been chosen as AMP Hub following an extremely strict selection process, which compared the competitive benefits and advantages of several European countries. The well skilled workforce, with strong expertize on engineering and science and solid English knowledge, represented a factor that tipped the balance in Romania’s favour,” she added.
In the first stage, the center will have a team of 40 people, experts on planning, supplying and managing the medicine stocks in Europe.
Staff recruitment has already kicked off and will go on in the next months. After hire, the team will take training courses.