Country President and Managing Director, AstraZeneca Greece & Cyprus
Elena Chouliara has long experience in the pharmaceutical sector and has served as a senior executive in pharmaceutical companies in Greece and abroad. She started her career in this sector in 2001, joining Novo Nordisk, where she worked for a decade, holding positions of increasing responsibility at regional & global level. She then joined AstraZeneca in 2011 as a Business Unit Director for Oncology and the Central Nervous System. Subsequently, she had the opportunity to lead the Respiratory and Cardio-metabolic Business Units; both therapeutic categories of strategic importance for AstraZeneca. Since December 2016, Elena Chouliara holds the position of Country President and Managing Director of AstraZeneca, Greece and Cyprus. She is a graduate of the Athens Law School and holds a MBA from ALBA. In March 2017, she was elected Secretary of the PhRMA Innovation Forum.