Baku, September 7, AZERTAC
Rector of Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) Elmar Gasimov has met with representatives of R-Pharm, one of the largest Russian hi-tech pharmaceutical companies. Head of staff training department Ekaterina Repkina, Head of internal communications and corporate culture department Mariya Teplova and HR Manager of the company’s Azerbaijani branch Kemale Bayramova attended the meeting, which took place at BHOS. The participants discussed future prospects of bilateral cooperation between BHOS and R-Pharm company.
Ekaterina Repkina said that R-Pharm, which was founded in 2001, employs over 3,600 specialists and has over 60 branches around the world. According to her, the company management is aware of high qualifications of the BHOS graduates and is interested in learning more about the Higher School activities, its curriculum and recruitment experience. She invited BHOS professors and teachers to visit laboratories of the company in other countries and offered to provide them with information about R-Pharm staff training programs.
Head of internal communications and corporate culture department Mariya Teplova emphasized that the company needs capable and talented chemical engineers and process automation engineers.
HR Manager of the R-Pharm company branch in Azerbaijan Kemale Bayramova noted that these specialists are required to work at R-Pharm new chemical plant, which is expected to be put in operation in Azerbaijan by the end of the year. She suggested conducting meetings of the company representatives with the BHOS students and alumni and arranging training and internship programs for their future employment.
BHOS Rector Elmar Gasimov thanked the management of R-Pharm for their interest in developing partnership ties and establishing bilateral cooperation. Saying that cooperation with a pharmaceutical company is a new experience for the institution, the rector of BHOS expressed his confidence that it would be successful and mutually beneficial.
The meeting participants also discussed main provisions of the memorandum on cooperation to be signed in the future, the opportunities to arrange meetings with, and presentations by, the company representatives at BHOS and other issues of common interest.
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