30 Sept. 2010
WILMINGTON, N.C., (September 30, 2010) - PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced it has opened an office in Novosibirsk, Russia, building on the growth of its Phase II-IV clinical development services in Eastern Europe. PPD will provide clinical monitoring services in key therapeutic areas from this location.
The new office strengthens PPD's presence in Russia, a country where it already has offices in Moscow, Smolensk and St. Petersburg. PPD is one of the largest CROs operating in Central and Eastern Europe, an important, high-growth market for clinical trials that offers efficient access to patients and a well-developed, centralized health care system.
"Establishing a presence in Novosibirsk allows us to serve clients more effectively and keep pace with clinical trial growth in this region," said Roger Newbery, vice president of clinical development for Europe, Middle East and Africa. "This expansion provides us the ability to reach more than five million people and grow our number of investigator sites to meet growing client demand."
The office is located at 2 Dimitrova Prospect, Novosibirsk 630099, Russia. For more information about PPD services provided from the Novosibirsk office, call +44 1223 374430.