Alina Barcaru, member of the Board of Directors of Farmexim | Help Net, with responsibilities for Operations and Logistics, retires from the company as of 1 December 2022. Tsvetomir Stoyanov, member of the Board of Directors of PHOENIX Pharma EOOD Bulgaria, with responsibilities for Operations and Logistics, will be taking over on an interim basis the homologous roles in Romania, while maintaining his position within PHOENIX Pharma EOOD in Bulgaria.

Alina Barcaru has been with Farmexim since 1997. In 2001, she took over the management of the IT department and subsequently developed the IT infrastructure of Help Net, contributing significantly to the computerization of processes in both companies. Taking over the position of Executive Director of Farmexim in 2012, with responsibilities in IT and Logistics, she coordinated the logistic development of Farmexim, thus leading the way for the modern infrastructure through which the distribution flow is now carried out, the basis of the operational excellence the company can take pride in. Alina Barcaru has also contributed in the wholesale (B2B) area, notably in the development and implementation of Benefica, the loyalty program dedicated to independent pharmacies. Since 2019, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of Farmexim | Help Net, and since 2020 Group Operations and Logistics Director for PHOENIX group companies in Romania.

Alina Barcaru has left a strong mark on the organization during her 25 years in Farmexim | Help Net. Through the initiatives and projects she coordinated, Alina increased the operational excellence of the company, actively participated in creating an organizational climate favourable to communication and development, being an example of professionalism and dedication. On behalf of the entire Board of Directors of Farmexim | Help Net, I thank Alina for all these years in the company, for her loyalty and commitment. We wish her all the best and success in the personal endeavour she has chosen to pursue.”, said Nikolay Kolev, Managing Director of Farmexim | Help Net.

As of 1 December 2022, Tsvetomir Stoyanov will be taking over on an interim basis the responsibilities for Operations and Logistics in the Board of Directors of Farmexim | Help Net, while also keeping the corresponding responsibilities in PHOENIX Pharma EOOD Bulgaria. Tsvetomir Stoyanov joined PHOENIX group in 2019 and has over 20 years of experience in logistics and operations, in a career path that has included key roles in large organizations such as Coca-Cola HBC, Kaven-Iradis Group and ECOPACK Bulgaria. 

Tsvetomir Stoyanov will suport the development plans of the company, to continue our way to excellence. His main objective will be to engage in the organisational and functional redesign strategic programme. I am convinced that his experience and vision, best practice examples and logistics knowledge will bring value, making PHOENIX group in Romania even more valuable as a provider of integrated healthcare services”, Kolev added.