INC Research, a global phase I to IV CRO, has appointed Jan Schreur as the company's senior vice president, human resources. Schreur brings nearly 30 years of progressive human resources experience to the role, including senior leadership positions at global biopharmaceutical organizations.
"Recruiting, developing and retaining best-in-class talent is essential to our ability to deliver on the needs of our customers," said Chris Gaenzle, chief administrative officer and general counsel. "Ultimately it is the expertise of our highly-trained professional staff that will fuel our growth. Jan fulfills a pivotal role in ensuring that our employees have the support needed to be successful. His proven track record as a strategic human resources and business leader will be invaluable as INC Research continues to grow our depth of experience and expertise in service to our customers."
Schreur joins INC Research from Zoetis, an animal health company, where he was vice president, human resources. Previously, he was vice president, human resources at Pfizer, where he also supported the spinoff of Pfizer's animal health business unit into Zoetis. Schreur held human resources positions of increasing responsibility at Wyeth and Solvay. A native of the Netherlands, he has significant global experience managing human resources issues worldwide.