Expands global footprint for drug development services
WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced the opening of offices in Sydney, Australia; Copenhagen, Denmark; Lisbon, Portugal; and Lima, Peru; reflecting continued expansion of its Phase II-IV services in key therapeutic areas.
The four new offices broaden the company's global footprint for delivering clinical services in response to increasing client demand. With an office in Melbourne, Sydney is PPD's second location in Australia. Offices in Copenhagen, Lisbon and Lima establish PPD's physical presence in those countries.
"With the biopharmaceutical industry increasingly relying on outsourcing, these new offices are important to our strategic growth in areas where there is high demand for our global experience and therapeutic expertise," said Fred Eshelman, chief executive officer of PPD. "We will continue to execute our globalization strategy by positioning our people, systems and infrastructure in locations that meet the needs of our clients."
PPD's Sydney office is based at 1 Pacific Highway, North Sydney, and the Copenhagen office is at Regus South Harbour at Sluseholmen 2-4. The Lisbon office is at Avenida da Liberdade, 110-1, and the Lima office is located at the Centro Empresarial Real -- San Isidro Edificio Real Seis, Piso 7. For more information about PPD services provided at Sydney, Copenhagen and Lisbon, call +1 919 456 4402, and for Lima, call +1 910 558 6789.
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing
discovery, development and post-approval services as well as compound
partnering programs. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical,
biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With
offices in 30 countries and more than 10,000 professionals worldwide, PPD
applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a commitment to
quality to help its clie
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