Management

Egils Kopstals
Egils Kopstals

Chairman of the Board

Born in 1969. Egils Kopstals graduated Riga Technical University with speciality Engineer Economist and joined JSC “Kalceks” in year 2000. Alongside working for JSC “Kalceks”, Egils Kopstals worked for the mother company JSC “Grindeks” from 2007 till 2018 both as Chief Economist and Head of Investment Department. Since 2018 he represents only JSC "Kalceks". Egils Kopstals was the Member of the Board and the Chief Financial and Administrative Director of the company, but since February 2020 is taking the position of the Chairman of the Board.

Life credo – your knowledges is your main fortune.
Ph.D. Juris Hmelnickis
Ph.D. Juris Hmelnickis

Member of the Board

Born in 1980. Graduated University of Latvia in 2010 with Chemistry ScD degree. Since year 2012 works in JSC “Kalceks”. For eight years was the Chairman of the Board, but in February 2020 changed his position to Member of the Board. Juris Hmelnickis joined the mother company JSC “Grindeks” in year 2000 and took different positions (Head of Chromatography Laboratory, Quality Director, Member of the Board) and in February 2020 has become the Chairman of the Board of the holding company. Additionally to main education, Juris Hmelnickis finished studies of Total Quality Management (TQM) in Riga Technical University and complete master degree of Management and Economics in University of Latvia. Also got knowledges in The Swedish Institute management programm of Sustainable business.

Life credo – to be a leader means to steer all the team to single aim.
Kaspars Kuprevics
Kaspars Kuprevics

Quality and R&D Director / Member of the Board

Born in 1985. Quality and R&D Director with experience in pharmacy and chemistry since year 2006. Kaspars Kuprevics joined JSC “Kalceks” in 2015 as Qualified person. Before that time was employed at mother company JSC “Grindeks” in position Head of quality control laboratory. Kaspars Kuprevics graduated University of Latvia with Chemistry master’s degree and additionally finished studies of Pharmacy in University of Latvia. Since February 2020 he is a Member of the Board of JSC “Kalceks”.

Life credo - all that we are is the result of what we have thought.
Jere Tapani Niemi
Jere Tapani Niemi

Business Development Director

Born in 1994. Jere Tapani Niemi joined JSC “Kalceks” in 2018 as a Market Development Specialist. Since February 2020 he holds the position of Business Development Director. Graduated with honors from the University of Tartu with a Master's degree in Pharmacy. Currently Jere Tapani Niemi is completing his Master's degree in Management Sciences at the Faculty of Business, Management and Economics of the University of Latvia.

Life credo – outstanding results take time.