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Pharma processing professional, Dr. Tarek Eid

North Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
February 19, 2018

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Tarek Ali Mohamed


Contact Nos.: +971-*********, +971-*********

Bio-pharmaceutical Industry

Recognized for High Professional Excellence & Merit in the Entire Career

Snapshots: An ambitious strong Dynamic leader, target focused professional with 30+ years in senior management positions of quality-driven experience across functional sectors of Pharmaceutical industry, products formula designing, process planning, managing new products development and launching, and establishing new pharma processing facilities; Possessing valuable insights, team performance analysis and team approach to implement best practices used in organizing Pharma product manufacturing and business development, adept at working in high pressure environments with strict deadlines and multiple deliverables.

During my diverse career, in production, QA, OPEX, and plant management, I have made several remarkable achievements. My next level goal is to lead an ambitious company to grow and prosper.

Core Competencies include…

Vision & Designing Business Planning in coordination with concerned parties ~ Establishing Pharma processing plant budgets & monitoring ~ Establishing and implementing of Quality concepts ~ Product Launch ~ Key Accounts Management ~ Regulatory & Customers Relationship ~ Training Management ~ Processing Cost monitoring/evaluation and optimization ~ Performance Management ~ Team Building & Leadership Skills ~ Problem Solving Skills


Maintain and monitor cost effective plant operation.

Demonstrated expertise in formulating Business Plans.

Implementing & optimizing plant systems vs Sales operations with accountability of top & bottom lines growth.

Skilled at defining and implementing strategies for products market requirements and establishing new products as well as maintaining the availability of existing products for market requirements.

Hands-on experience in enhancing revenues, streamlining work flow creating a team work environment, planning and organizing mentoring & training pharma processing personnel.

Exceptional mentoring skills in transforming low performers to a high performing team through design & implementation of training programs for fostering keen team focus, high energy levels and team spirit

Successful in breaking new avenues, driving pharma processing growth activities by keeping abreast of products quality trends.

Sincere, diligent and honest with balanced personality, analytical mind and quickly adaptable to the new situations with excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and interpersonal skills, capable of resolving multiple and complex issues and motivating staff to peak performance

Implementing and monitoring of methods, KPIs and culture of pharma processing plant performance and continuous improvement.

Implementing and monitoring of Quality management system, quality performance in pharma processing plant in compliance to the international and local regulatory requirements and in house procedures and processes.


Adcan Pharma UAE – Abu Dhabi / Dec. 2016 – current

Plant Manager

New state of the art facility startup, establishing systems of pharma processing, supply chain, quality and business development functions.

Implementation of plant processing concepts and quality procedures in compliance with EMEA and FDA Guidance

UAE MOH GMP approval & certification in collaboration with Quality department.

Preparation of products Registration files submitted to UAE- MOH in collaboration with Q.A, R&D and Business development.

Preparation of products specifications, art work designing and approval in coordination with business development and quality departments.

Preparation, implementation of production, warehouse and logistics systems,

Preparation and implementation of manufacturing, validation documents, requirements and procedures to achieve smooth plant start-up.

Toll manufacturing / Agencies business assessment, contracts preparation and agreements.

Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries - UAE Ras Al Khaimah / March. 2003 – Dec. 2016

Plant Manager

Contributing in pharma processing, packaging, planning and warehouse

Heading and managing a team of 200 members for developing plans, budgets and training strategies.

Leading pharma processing team for successful internal, external and regulatory audits.

Plant senior manager of Julphar KSA, April to Dec. 2016 for Plant startup, contributing in pharma processing, supply chain, quality and business development functions.

Senior Manager, Aug. 2010 to April 2016, for solids dosage forms (Tablets, capsules and Powder for suspension) running 4 plants, one plant for Non Cephalosporin Non Penicillin solids dosages with annual capacity of 6 billion units, second plant dedicated for Oral Penicillin’s with annual capacity of 200 Millions units, third plant is dedicated for Controlled humidity and effervescent tablets with annual capacity of 200 Million units, and last is a dedicated for Oral Cephalosporin with annual capacity of 200 Million units .

Senior Manager, 2008 till Aug. 2010, for sterile powder filling facility (Cephalosporin’s) with annual capacity of 40 Million Vials.

Production manager, March 2003 to 2008, of FDA approved Sterile Manufacturing premises including Ampoules, Vials Liquid & Lyophilized and Ready Filled Syringes.


Successful startup of Julphar KSA plant- Dec. 2016

Capacity improvement of solids dosage forms from 1.8 into 6 Billion units annually.

Successful startup of Sterile Manufacturing premises - 2008 for Injectable Cephalosporin’s and Penicillin’s

Process and cost effectiveness via optimizing plants capacity, liquid injectables 40 Millions, sterile powder injections 12 Millions, Lyophilized products 5 Million annually to match market requirements.

Preparation of ANDA files of 2 products for FDA submission.

FDA Approval for Julphar injectables plant- 2005

EMEA Approval for Julphar injectables plant (Lyophilized Omeperazol Vials)- 2006

Launching of Epotin injections (Biotech) -2004 (Ampoules, Vials and ready filled syringes) in coordination with R&D, Quality, regulatory and marketing teams.

Sanofi Aventis – Egypt- Cairo / Jan. 1991 – March. 2003

Production Manager

Contributing in pharma processing, packaging and planning

Solids dosage department from Jan. 91 till Mar. 93.

Central packaging department and Semi Solids from Mar. 93 Till Feb. 94

Sterile manufacturing ( Ampoules preparation & filling, Semi Solids preparation & filling, Sterile Powder filling and Water, Treatment plant ) as Section head Feb. 94 Till Dec. 95

Sterile manufacturing new premises ( Ampoules preparation & filling, Semi Solids preparation & filling and Sterile Powder filling – Packaging, materials control, and water treatment plant ) as a Production Manager from Dec. 95 till 2003


Successful startup of the new sterile manufacturing facility 2001

Successful technology transfer & smooth startup of Sanofi Aventis Pakistan site.

Establishing of quality system & implementation of IQ,OQ, PQ, establishment and execution of validation of master plane – 2000

Bristol-Myers Squibb – Egypt- Cairo / Jan. 1991 – March. 2003

Section head, contributing in pharma processing, packaging and planning

Quality operations (Sterile manufacturing) from Jan.87 till Dec.1990.

Supply Chain & Pharma Planning Division from June 1986 till March 1990.


Responsible for providing operational leadership and tactical execution of Solid Dosages Plants.

Directly manages the supervision and coordination of all direct production centers with all non-production support groups to meet sales forecasts, corporate goals and objectives.

Dealing directly with Suppliers, Collaborating non Productive Departments (Supply Chain, sales and marketing, Accounts, Maintenance and Quality).

Manage & plan work priorities and time-lines and allocate resources to assure assigned goals and time-lines are met.

Execute manufacturing strategy and align with overall plant strategy.

Partner with quality leadership to ensure good quality and cGMP practices and their implementation in manufacturing.

Lead, coach and train employees toward team concepts and foster environment for an empowered, high-performance with collaboration with HR.

Execute staff hiring plan, talent management initiatives including the creation and delivery of robust career development and KPI direct reports.

Encourage Right First Time in production areas and drive continuous improvement philosophy

Lead the strategic planning process to define and resolve regulatory issues.

Ensure preparation of products CPPs for license consistent to meet MOH policies and requirements.


Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy College, Cairo University, 1984

Maters of Total Quality Management, American University of Cairo, 2000.

Doctor of Philosophy of Business Management, Carolinas University, School of Business Management, 2004


Tablets Manufacturing Trouble shooting, I.Holland England, 2011

Six Sigma concept & practicing – Promark Corporation Dubai 2010

Lean thinking management practicing – Promark Corporation Dubai 2009

Recruitment and Interviewing Promark Corporation Dubai 2009

Strategic Planning, fundamentals of Pharmaco-economic, Plant Economics & Forecasting training, Promark Corporation Dubai 2007

Sterile manufacturing Validation & operation ( Hoechest Marion Russel Topkapi - Istanbul -Turkey 1999 )

Global Quality Standard ( Pharmex - Pharmaceutical technology support Institute - Egypt 1996 )

Particle Size Reduction and Powder Technology (Pharmex - Pharmaceutical technology support Institute - Egypt 1996)

Industrial safety training course, (Industrial safety institute - Cairo 1994)

EH&S Aspects and regulations (Aventis Pharma 1998)

ISO 14001 Training Program(American University in Cairo) 2000

Statistical Quality Control in Daily Basis Training Program(American University in Cairo) 2000

Process Management & Improvement Training Program (American University in Cairo) 2001

Process Improvement Training Program (American University in Cairo ) 2001

Time Territory Management, effective communication, France, 2000

IT Skills: Proficient with the use of MS Office Tools and Internet applications


Date of Birth : 15th June 1962

Languages Known : Arabic, English

Nationality : Egyptian

Address : UAE-RAK-Khozam

Marital Status : Married, 3 Children.

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