Print
Technology

PPD Opens New Office In China's Capital

By Alison Lee Satake, posted Oct 8, 2010

Wilmington-based contract research organization announced yesterday that it has consolidated its clinical development operations in Beijing, China, into a new, larger office to support its growing client base in the country and throughout Asia Pacific.

The new location enhances the company’s ability to deliver a full range of clinical research and development services as one of China’s largest contract research organizations.

Last year, PPD expanded its Phase II-IV clinical development, data management, biostatistics, quality assurance and global regulatory services in Asia Pacific and added more than 300 employees through its acquisition of Excel PharmaStudies. The new office unites Beijing-based PPD and Excel employees in one facility.

“The opening of our new office further demonstrates our commitment to investing in China, which continues to be an increasingly important, high-growth area for clinical research,” said Simon Britton, vice president of clinical development in Asia Pacific in a press release.

PPD opened its first Beijing office in 2003. It now has clinical development offices in Chengdu, Guangzhou and Shanghai, a vaccine research center in Taizhou, global central laboratory services in Beijing and BioDuro, an integrated drug discovery outsourcing company that PPD acquired in 2009.

The company employs more than 1,400 people throughout Asia Pacific with offices in Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, New Zealand and Australia.

For more information about PPD services provided from the Beijing office, call +86(10) 5763 6250.

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Natalieenglish headshot

MODERNIZE OUR DOWNTOWN LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Natalie English - Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
Drewsmith copiersplus headshot

Should You Upgrade to Windows 11?

Drew Smith - Copiers Plus
Mikeharrington carolinaretreats 2

Boosting Off-Season Vacation Rental Income With Tax Deductions

Mike Harrington - Carolina Retreats

Trending News

Wrightsville Beach Oceanfront Home Sale Tops May Record

Cece Nunn - Dec 1, 2021

Chamber Releases Economic Scorecard on Wilmington Region 

Johanna F. Still - Dec 1, 2021

Development Proposal Plants Commercial Space On Farm Land

Cece Nunn - Dec 3, 2021

Soup's On At New Asian Restaurant In Porters Neck

Jenny Callison - Dec 1, 2021

With Listening Sessions Complete, New Hanover Endowment Looks Ahead

Johanna F. Still - Dec 2, 2021

In The Current Issue

New Stores, Eateries Aim To Boost Mall

The transformation of a portion of Independence Mall continued this year, with new stores and restaurants opening recently....


Chain Reaction: Coping With A Disrupted Supply Chain

The worldwide supply chain disruption is a perfect storm, said Drew Rosen, professor of supply chain management at the University of North C...


Seniors Find Health, Friends In Fitness

If there’s one word to describe the members of Sandy Sneakers, an exercise group for seniors, it’s “vivacious.” They have the energy of a 30...

Book On Business

The 2021 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

Trying to Grow a Business?
2020 Health Care Heroes
2020 WilmingtonBiz 100