Appointments at Quintiles, Harlan Laboratories and Emerald BioStructures – People on the move

By Nick Taylor

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Outsourcing-Pharma presents its latest round up of movements in the pharma outsourcing sector, including appointments at Quintiles, Harlan Laboratories and Emerald BioStructures.

Tony van Bijleveld ​has been named vice president (VP), business development and operations, for global commercial solutions in Central and Eastern Europe, and the Russian Federation at Quintiles​.

Before joining Quintiles, Bijleveld worked in the Russian market for Schering Plough. He has also held a number of positions at Organon before it was acquired by Schering Plough.

Harlan Laboratories ​has elected Hans Thunem ​as its CEO and board member. Thunem was previously group president of research models and services at Harlan and has also worked in the oil industry.

Diana Wetmore ​has joined Emerald BioStructures ​as VP of business development and alliances. Wetmore has previously worked at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Geneprot and Scriptgen Pharmaceuticals.

Asymchem Laboratories ​has appointed Guojie Xu​ as director of formulation development, Pingzhong Huang​ as director of chemical development and Xiaojun Huang​ as senior director of chemical development.

Xu has previously worked at Sandoz, Pingzhong Huang joins the company from Wyeth and Xiaojun Huang was a research scientist at Roche.

Deborah Tanner​, corporate SVP and president, central laboratory services at Covance, has been elected to the board of directors at BioCrossroads​, Indiana’s life sciences initiative.

Also joining the board are Richard Jones​ of Medco Health Solutions, Jan Lundberg ​of Eli Lilly and Jon Serbousek​ of Biomet Orthopedics.

SciQuest ​has named Rudy Howard​ as chief financial officer. Most recently, Howard held the same position at MDS Pharma Services and has also worked at PPD.

Rob Scoffin ​has been appointed as CEO of Cresset​. Scoffin joins Cresset from CambridgeSoft and has also held positions at Amedis and Oxford Molecular.

Qforma ​has hired Judy Stein ​as director, client services. Stein has previously worked at Bain & Co, in partnership with Baxter Healthcare, and GE Healthcare, Performance Solutions.

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