Tanya Zharov joined Alvotech as deputy chief executive officer in May 2020. Her principal responsibilities are focused on Icelandic operations and administration, including the Reykjavik site leadership team, human resources, business operations, shared services and facilities, in partnership with the CEO and members of the corporate leadership team.
Tanya joined Alvotech, with a strong track record in innovation-driven global life sciences and business. Prior to joining Alvotech, she was the deputy CEO and compliance officer at deCODE genetics, a renowned world leader in human genetics, where she led the administrative team and assisted the CEO with many aspects of company operations, overseeing human resources and serving as compliance officer.
A lawyer by training, Tanya was also a founding partner and deputy CEO of Audur Capital, an Icelandic securities firm, where her responsibilities spanned legal affairs, wealth management, corporate finance, private equity and capital markets. Prior to that, as corporate counsel at deCODE genetics, Tanya led the securities regulation and compliance team behind the first US IPO by an Icelandic company. Tanya is a specialist in US and global public markets law, regulation and best practice. Early in her career, Tanya served as a tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.