RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Contract Research Organizations [ACRO] India has appointed Max Neeman's Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Renu Razdan as Vice Chairman. The appointment is effective immediately with key responsibility to create and strengthen the network with regulatory agencies, law makers and scientific community in India.
Max Neeman, a leading Indian provider of clinical research services to the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industry for over 10 years, promoted Dr. Razdan to COO in 2009. Prior to joining the company, she worked at Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited as Senior Manager Business Development then Head of Exports, and has also worked with Transasia Biomedicals and HPCL Systems.
Dr. Razdan holds a PhD in Biochemistry from German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany and has been featured as a prominent female achiever in the Life Sciences community; November 2010 issue of 'BioSpectrum India' life science journal.
When asked what she hopes to achieve, Dr. Razdan's response was twofold: 1) to strengthen the channels of communication between industry, regulators and other stakeholders for drug development in India 2) focus on promoting India as a place where good drug development research takes place, despite recent challenges.
About Max Neeman International
'Max Neeman' is a leading Asia-Pacific CRO with India expertise and expanded capabilities into N. America and Europe. Since 2001, the company has provided clinical research services for the successful conduct of drug and device trials in compliance with ICH GCP standards. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified for monitoring, site management and data management with over >400 employees, 245 active sites in various therapeutic areas and 310 trials awarded. Data Management services alone have touched 60 countries. For more information contact Donald Swankie, Vice President USA: 919.424.3345, firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.neeman-medical.com.
ACRO is an independent, non-profit organization with a global perspective. ACRO India, founded and registered in India in Feb 2005, has been formed under the aegis of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for bringing all CRO's operating in India on one common platform. With its vision of establishing India as a global sourcing hub for Contract Research, ACRO is used to promote quality research, uphold ethics, share best practices, promote synergies amongst members, to deliberate and act upon common concerns, especially with regards to Indian regulations and industry environment.
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