Meet our Management Team
Introducing our team of dedicated professionals always striving for exceptional quality and service excellence.
Established in 2004, Oximio is a trusted supplier of end-to-end clinical trial services providing a direct connection to patient communities of over 500 million people. With an operational network of depots and bonded warehouses in Europe, Western Asia, and South Africa it combines a ‘best-in-class’ depot network with a highly experienced and qualified workforce ensuring the highest standards of operation.
Board of Directors
Oximio’s Board of Directors provide a wealth of industry experience and expertise. They play a crucial role guiding and overseeing the company’s strategic direction, governance and accountability.
Chairman of the Board
Senior Management Team
Our Senior Management Team is responsible for operations and business performance. With a customer centric focus, they ensure that we are the supplier of choice, driving business success.
Chief Executive Officer
Mykola Nikolaiev was appointed as CEO to Oximio in December 2022. Having worked at Senior Management levels within the company for seven years prior to this, he has a proven track record of delivering outstanding results. His experience and expert industry knowledge will be key to leading the company forward, strengthening global capabilities through innovation, technology, and good business relationships.
Mykola has two Master’s Degrees from Kyiv National Economics University in Law and Economics in addition to an ACCA Diploma in International Financial Reporting and a CIMA Diploma in Performance Management. With a career spanning almost 20 years, he has worked in Finance, Investment, Construction and Healthcare. In 2023 he will complete an ESMT Berlin MBA degree, from Germany’s acclaimed business school.
Chief Business Services Officer
Sergiy Yachmennyk joined Oximio as the CFO in February 2022, bringing years of experience in different leadership roles in general management, financial management, and digital enablement. In his current role of the Chief Business Services Officer, Sergiy focuses on creating value for Oximio and our customers through service-oriented Finance, HR, Legal and IT functions.
Chief Commercial Officer
Zayheda Khan was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in December 2022
Zayheda has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of roles within the clinical trial sectors including preclinical, clinical, proposal and budgeting, procurement and programme management.
Zayheda oversees the Marketing, Sales/KAM, Commercial Operations, Procurement and Project Management functions with the aim of assessing customer needs and provide cost-effective tailor-made solutions. She is also responsible for the commercial data analysis for accurate forecasts and opportunity pipeline management and her organisation is driven to develop customer partnerships and drive forward the success of the commercial projects in an ever-changing clinical trial landscape.
Zayheda has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central Lancashire and Master and PhD Degrees in Pharmacology from The University of Bradford.
Managing Director, Georgia
Responsible for operations in Georgia, Tamar has extensive experience working in both pharmaceuticals and clinical trials. Initially starting her career as a manager within pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution companies, she rose through the ranks to CEO. Thereafter she held roles as Head of Procurement and the Pharmaceutical Department for an immunology and chemotherapy clinic in addition to acting as Logistics for a non-governmental organization.
Working within clinical trials, Tamar was previously the Logistics and Supply Manager for a CRO clinical supply unit before joining Oximio as a Pharmacist/RP, Country Head prior to her promotion to Managing Director.
Managing Director, Ukraine
Olga Vizgalova was appointed as Managing Director of Oximio UA in September 2022. Serving as a member of the Senior Management Team, she has worked for Oximio since 2018. Originally joining as Investment Project Analyst, she became Investment Project Manager, and then Director of Regional Development and Investments.
During these years, Olga has substantially contributed to developing the Investment Unit and geographical expansion of the business through the development and implementation of the GEO expansion strategy. She managed M&A and Greenfield projects and contributed to the development of the global partner network and launch of the new services.
Olga has 10 years project management experience in the food and clinical trials industries.
Managing Director, Israel
Dror joined the company in 2020. Coming from the pharma industry, he has explicit management and logistics experience having previously been Project Manager for the construction of hospitals in Africa. He also served as a VP of customer service & distribution for a large pharma logistics company in Israel.
He holds a B.SC in Medical Laboratory and an M.B.A specializing in Technology Driven Company Management and graduated with honors from both. Living in Israel he leads an enthusiastic and dedicated local team.
Managing Director, Türkiye
Günes Yildirim is the Managing Director of Oximio Türkiye and part of the Oximio Senior Management Team. She is a highly experienced professional with 19+ years of operational experience in site management, clinical operations, and logistics operations in the clinical trials sector.
Before being appointed as MD in Jan 2023, Gunes was Oximio TR’s Warehouse Manager and was responsible for managing all GDP operations. She was at the forefront of the implementation of several processes, system changes, and cross-functional collaboration.
She holds a B.SC in Biology, lives in Izmir- Türkiye, and is leading the Oximio TR Team.
Chief Quality Officer
Managing and developing all Quality Assurance and Quality Control aspects of the business, Sahina promotes site quality and compliance improvement efforts. She is responsible for the implementation of a Global Quality concept that supports the overall objectives and priorities for Oximio. Working closely with the other members of the Senior Leadership Team she aims to drive Quality mindset, behaviour, and Quality Culture across the organisation.
Sahina has over 15 years’ experience in Quality, joining Oximio in October 2021. She brings a wealth of experience having worked in pre-clinical, laboratory, clinical, vaccines and commercial environments. Previously, Sahina worked in Catalent Pharma Solutions as a Quality Manager and trainee QP.
Chief Business Development Officer
With more than 18 years of Clinical Trial Supply Chain Logistics, QA and Vendor Management experience, Mark is responsible for business growth and the strengthening of our services across a worldwide arena.
Mark has an extensive background in global depot storage and distribution including regulatory knowledge of clinical trial destination countries and regions. He has also gained a unique insight and level of local knowledge following recent residency in European, Middle East, African and APAC countries.
Mark brings with him two years of extensive Freight Forwarding and regulatory experience within Free Trade Zones in Turkey & Africa. He previously spent six years with Almac Clinical Services in Vendor Management and four years with Zuellig Pharma – Asia Pacific, covering the APAC Region in a QA role. Other roles include six years with Catalent Pharma Solutions as Global Director Networks and one year in Technical Operations for Tanner Pharma.
Oximio Depot Network
With Oximio’s global depot network and deep expertise we are ready to tailor a supply strategy to fit your trial requirements.
Our Supply Chain Management team is ready to assist in defining optimal distribution strategy and support the needs of your next clinical study.
Oximio United Kingdom – Head Office
|Lancaster Way, Huntingdon PE29 7DU, UK|
Gibson House, Ermine Business Park, Huntingdon,
Tel: +44 01473617549
|Antonovycha St, 172, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03150|
172 Antonovycha str, BC Palladium city (11 floor), Ukraine, Kyiv, 03150
Tel: +380 44 498 58 76
|Bareket St 6, Pardes Hanna-Karkur, Israel|
6 Bareket Street, Industrial Park North, Caesarea 3079863,
Tel: +972 46 27 77 32
|Törökbálint, Tópark u. 1a, 2045 Hungary|
Tópark street 1/A, 2045 Torokbalint, Hungary
|36 Ksani St, T'bilisi, Georgia|
36 Ksani Street, 0141, Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel: +995 599 86 97 99
Oximio South Africa
|22 Venturi Cres, Hennopspark, Centurion, 0172, South Africa|
22 Venturi Crescent, Hennopspark, 0157 Centurion,
|Bulevar kralja Aleksandra 28, Beograd, Serbia|
28 Bulevard Kralja Aleksandra, Belgrade, Serbia
I.A.O.S.B. 10053 Sok. No: 7/1, Izmir,
|LP West Logistics Park, Tilisi, Eldoret–Malaba Road, Limuru, Kenya|
LP West Logistics Park, Tilisi, Eldoret–Malaba Road, Limuru, Kenya