Premier Research Names Sean Russell Vice President, Marketing

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Research Group announces the appointment of Sean Russell to the position of Vice President, Marketing. In this position, Mr. Russell will have global responsibility for leading and developing global marketing at Premier Research.

"Sean is a highly effective marketing executive capable of leading change. His deep knowledge of the industry and proven leadership skills will enable Premier Research to better differentiate the company and increase its awareness to the clinical research community," commented Dr. Ludo Reynders, Chief Executive Officer. "As Premier Research continues to seek ways of meeting increased customer demand, we have brought Sean onboard to ensure that customers understand our capabilities and seek us out to support their drug development efforts."

Mr. Russell is a 20-year veteran of the CRO industry; he served for 16 years with Quintiles, first as Director of Marketing for Quintiles Europe and culminating as head of Global Marketing for Quintiles, Inc. While at Quintiles, he cultivated the industry's largest and most effective global marketing service focused on quantitative, integrated marketing programs to secure and retain customers. Prior to joining the CRO space, he held management roles with pharmaceutical companies in the United Kingdom. In addition, he has run his own marketing and media agencies. Mr. Russell holds an MA in Marketing from Westminster University and a BSc from Cork University.

About Premier Research
Premier Research is a professional services company providing clinical development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Philadelphia, USA, the company has 21 offices across North America and Europe and operates in over 30 countries worldwide. The company is a leader in performing clinical research in the analgesia, oncology, pediatrics, medical device and neurosciences areas. Additionally, it provides a strong strategic sourcing group that supports customers in their resource planning and management.

The company offers a comprehensive series of services for every phase of clinical development including, regulatory affairs, clinical trial management, medical affairs and strategic consulting, pharmacovigilance, data operations, biostatistics, medical writing, interactive response technologies, and quality assurance.

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