Helga Gudlaugsdottir has been the Executive Vice President of Procurement since September 2017 and plays a leading role in global procurement and sourcing activities. One of her main functions is to oversee and combine sourcing within the organization and optimize procurement synergies to leverage Alvogen’s expected growth. Her responsibilities include the sourcing of all direct material (APIs, Excipients & Packaging), indirect material, and third-party manufacturers servicing Alvogen markets globally. She also works on the creation and management of global direct and indirect sourcing strategies, cost savings and budget management programs.
Prior to joining Alvogen, Helga was the Chief Operating Officer of Growth Markets at Teva, where her function was to support the strategic objectives of the Growth Markets region, following the acquisition of Actavis' Generics Division by Teva. Prior to Teva, Helga was Senior Vice President Global Procurement for Allergan, with more than 15 years’ experience in Procurement.
Helga holds a BBA in Business Administration and an MA in International Affairs from Ohio University.