Marken (Formerly known as Marken Time Critical) Appoints New General Manager, China

LONDON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken announced today that they have appointed Ms. Joan Yan as its new General Manager for their Beijing office, effective July 1. Ms. Yan will be responsible for the logistics operations in China and will also have administrative responsibility for the new depot facility which has recently been commissioned for the GMP storage and distribution of drug product and ancillary materials.

Ms. Yan has more than 10 years of supply chain management experience which includes both domestic and international transportation, customs brokerage, customer service and account management. She joins the company from CEVA Logistics. Prior to CEVA, Ms. Yan worked with DB Schenker China Ltd., Chunfai International and Perkin Elmer China Inc. Over the years, she has accumulated significant logistics and multinational project management experience. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Beijing Capital University of Medical Science.

"We are delighted to welcome Joan Yan to our company," said Wes Wheeler, Marken's CEO. "Joan brings a very important balance of logistics, healthcare and technical expertise to Marken and will be an important part of our growth strategy in China. She will also be instrumental in blending our new depot facility, which is adjacent to our logistics operations, into our China business model which will offer a wide range of services to our pharmaceutical clients."

About Marken
Marken is the leading global clinical supply chain solutions provider dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, supporting over 49,000 clinical investigators in more than 150 countries. Marken integrates Depot and Logistics services into solutions that extend the reach of clinical trials to even the most remote treatment naive geographies.