With permission to manufacture and distribute its vaccine, AstraZeneca has carried out two new senior level assignments in its Turkey office. Aysun Sezgin Basaran has been appointed the Country Head of Clinical Research for Turkey while Esra Ozer has been named Medical Excellence Manager. Basaran graduated from Hacettepe University’s Department of Biology in 2003 and completed her master’s degree in General Biology/ Neurobiology in 2005 at the same university. She began her professional career as a Clinical Research Specialist at Pfizer between 2005 and 2009. She recently worked as Senior Clinical Operations Manager at MSD. Esra Ozer graduated from Ege University’s Department of Medicine. She has worked at Janssen since May 2019 as Group Medical Manager of immunology, pulmonary hypertension, rare disease therapeutics.