Aleksandar Tripkovic is the Country Director of the global innovative pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for Serbia and Montenegro. Aleksandar’s career in pharmaceuticals, which started 15 years ago, with the first four years being at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi, and the last 11 at AstraZeneca, has given him extensive experience and expert knowledge in sales, marketing, business development and general management. He has lead teams in different therapeutic areas, with such success that it led to industry disruption in terms of market share and leadership position take-overs as well as winning awards. He sees building powerful teams as core responsibility in order to improve effectiveness and to ensure employee and organizational success. Aleksandar has high expectations from the chamber, and is quite sure that BSCC can quickly become the trustworthy association and reliable partner to the government and other stakeholders in Serbia. This opportunity of being a BSCC Director is a huge recognition not only for himself, but for the reputation and leadership of AstraZeneca in the Serbian market. Aleksandar is also a Member of the Board at the Nordic Business Alliance (NBA), Member of the Board of Directors at the Association of Producers of Innovative Medicines (INOVIA), and the Vice President of the Healthcare Alliance within the National Alliance for Local Economic Development (NALED). He graduated Pharmacy from the University of Belgrade. Aleksandar is married and proud father of two children.