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PPD has appointed Christopher C. Fikry, MD, as executive vice president of PPD Laboratories.
William Sharbaugh, chief operating officer for PPD commented that Fikry will apply his knowledge to guide the continued growth of the company’s laboratory business.
Fikry joins the global contract research organization from Quest Diagnostics where he was vice president and general manager for oncology and companion diagnostics. Prior to this position, he was vice president of clinical trials at the company, where he led its central laboratory, biomarker, and companion diagnostic services.
“My goal in joining PPD is to help deliver groundbreaking advances to enhance our offerings with innovative capabilities that enable our clients to efficiently develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics,” Fikry told us.