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PRA picks Sean Leech to lead in Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa

His previous experience includes an eight-year spell with fellow CRO Icon

Sean Leech has joined contract research organisation PRA to head up its operations across Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa.

Based in PRA's Reading, UK office, Leech will oversee more than 1,500 employees and his remit will include overseeing the CRO's organic growth and acquisitions in these regions.

Leech's broad range of industry and financial management experience includes an eight-year spell with fellow CRO Icon, where his leadership roles included chief financial officer, executive vice president and divisional president.

Colin Shannon, PRA's CEO, said: “We are very pleased to have Sean join the PRA team. His breadth of experience and proven ability to lead will help us maintain and even enhance our ability to deliver for clients in the EAPA region.” 

In his new role at PRA Leech will also direct regional phase IIa-IIIb operations and oversee the development of client relationships.

15th October 2012

From: Research

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