French pharmaceutical company relocates its regional centre to Istanbul

Istanbul, 26 April 2012 – Sanofi, the French pharmaceutical company, has decided to relocated its regional management team based in Dubai to Istanbul under its restructuring programme. Stephen Cobham, Sanofi’s Vice President for Turkey and the Middle East, said “Turkey’s quality labour force and sound scientific base, combined with medical expertise and experience, provide an excellent management centre and an important operations platform for Sanofi. We strongly believe in Turkey’s leadership qualities to add to our regional operations”. Currently Zentiva, Sanofi’s generic drug division, is based in Kirklareli in western Turkey. Source: Invest in Turkey