13 Jan. 2011
WILMINGTON, N.C., (January 13, 2011) - PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced that BioDuro, A PPD® Company, was named the 22nd fastest-growing technology company in Asia Pacific in the 2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific list of companies.
"BioDuro has continued to invest in world-class laboratories and recruiting and retaining a highly skilled work force that enable us to advance our clients' drug discovery programs," said Andreas Tschirky, Ph.D., leader of BioDuro. "Our drug discovery expertise has created strong revenue growth, and we are honored to be among the prestigious group of companies recognized by Deloitte Asia Pacific."
BioDuro received the honor at the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific award ceremony held in December in Hong Kong. The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific recognizes the 500 fastest-growing Asia Pacific-based technology companies. This is the first time BioDuro has been ranked among this prestigious group of companies.
PPD acquired BioDuro in 2009 and employs more than 1,400 in Asia Pacific and nearly 1,000 people in China. It is one of the largest contract research organizations in the country.