İlknur Gümüşeli Hırçın has graduated from Istanbul University as pharmacist in 1985 and completed master degree in business administration at School of Business Administration of Istanbul University in 1994-1995. She worked as Production Supervisor at Mustafa Nevzat Pharmaceutical Company for 1986-1990. Joining Parenteral Division of Bayer Türk Company as Production Supervisor in 1990, she has been Production Manager of all solid, liquid and ointment manufacturing during 1997-2001. She worked as Quality Assurance Manager and Responsible Pharmacist from 2001 up to 2007. Following BIFA’s merger into Bayer, during 2007 – 2018, she was appointed as Responsible Pharmacist and Head of Quality Unit for all Bayer products. Since 2019, she is Bayer’s Country Cluster Quality Head for Turkey and Iran.