PPD names Ian vice president of clinical development
PPD has appointed Edward Ian vice president of clinical development for Asia Pacific. Ian will be based in Singapore and will provide strategic leadership and operational oversight for PPD's phase II-IV business in the region.
"Edward Ian brings more than 15 years of clinical operations, central laboratory management, quality management systems and project management expertise through his long tenure with multi-national companies in Asia Pacific and the United States," said Paul Colvin, executive vice president of global clinical development at PPD.
Ian spent six years at a large CRO, most recently as executive director of scientific affairs responsible for phase I-IV clinical operations in Asia Pacific, and before that as regional director of operations and senior director of clinical operations for Asia Pacific.