Strategic Appointment: Doug Cookson, Chief Marketing Officer

2019-03-13T11:24:08+00:00News|

Following our announcement on the arrival of Alison Sampson, Director of Project Management and Jim Kendall Chief Information Officer we are delighted to announce the appointment of Doug Cookson as Chief Marketing Officer. Doug Cookson joined Simbec-Orion as SVP Commercial Development in 2015 and has more than 30 years of experience in biopharma. He is [...]

Further Strategic Hire Announced as Simbec-Orion Appoints Jim Kendall as Chief Information Officer

2019-03-13T09:11:47+00:00News|

Following our announcement on the arrival of Alison Sampson as Director of Project Management in February, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Jim Kendall as Chief Information Officer for Simbec-Orion Group. Jim Kendall brings 30 years of experience in information systems and project delivery to Simbec-Orion. Including senior roles at the Michael & [...]

Lending a Hand to Support Rare Disease Day

2019-03-01T12:00:24+00:00News|

As a CRO focusing on rare disease, we are delighted to support EURODIS’s 12th international Rare Disease Day. Taking inspiration from the official campaign suggestion of recreating the Rare Disease Day logo, our staff enthusiastically joined in to produce two canvases made from hundreds of individual handprints. The final recreation of the logo on [...]

New Strategic Hire as Simbec-Orion Continues to Strengthen Its International Programme Management Group

2019-02-21T13:38:40+00:00News|

Following the recently announced management buyout, supported by CBPE, we are delighted to announce the first of our significant strategic hires - the arrival of Alison Sampson, as Director of Project Management, to lead our International Project Management teams. Alison is a known expert in the design and delivery of rare disease, paediatric and oncology [...]

CBPE acquires majority investment in CRO Simbec-Orion

2019-03-13T09:14:01+00:00News|

Support will provide funding for investment and expansion Monday February 4, 2019: Simbec-Orion Group Limited (“Simbec-Orion”), a leading European full-service boutique clinical research organisation announced today that CBPE Capital LLP (“CBPE”) has acquired a majority stake in the company. The investment, made through a management buy-out, will provide funding for further international growth and expansion [...]

How Simbec-Orion Are Supporting COPD Research & Development

2019-02-01T13:33:37+00:00News|

Not only is today is World COPD Day, but November is also COPD awareness month. Also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD is a group of lung conditions which have no cure and are characterised by a narrowing of the airways. According to the British Lung Foundation, COPD affects 2% of the UK population, [...]

SCRIP Awards Finalists, 2018

2018-10-02T15:47:10+00:00News|

We are delighted to have been selected as finalists for ‘Best Contract Research Organisation of the Year – Specialist Providers’ at the 14th Annual Scrip Awards. Our entry was selected based on demonstrating how our capabilities and strong operational delivery directly benefits small/mid -size drug developers meet their clinical and commercial objectives, specifically in oncology, [...]