Robert Zak assumed the position of Head Quality and Managing Director under Trade Law of Novartis Pharma GmbH Austria in 2012. Robert Zak brings to this position his operational and quality knowledge and his extensive international, strategic and operational experience in the pharmaceutical sector of more than 20 years. He formerly held the position of Head Quality Control at Kwizda Pharma and was member of the Directors Board of Dr. Peithner KG for 6 years. He served as Head of Production and Quality at several Biotech startups. Earlier in his pharmaceutical career Robert Zak had roles of increasing responsibility at Baxter AG. He received his diploma from the Technical University of Vienna in Chemical Engineering and obtained the education as Qualified Person from the Pharmaceutical University Vienna.