Accovion continues expansion of European presence

FRANKFURT & ESCHBORN, Germany--Accovion, a leading independent European full-service Contract Research Organization, headquartered in Frankfurt (Eschborn), Germany, successfully continues its expansion of European presence. The company, already active in more than 20 countries, announces the establishment of a further subsidiary in Milan, Italy. The local entity will be headed by Verónica de Lázaro, as a Country Director. Ms. De Lázaro brings to Italy a wealth of experience from successfully managing also the company's Spanish operations. Further, in line with the strategic plans for growth throughout Europe, a new subsidiary in Lyon, France, is slated to open early this Fall.

Ivana Waller, the COO of Accovion states: "In addition to further strengthening our local presence in Western Europe, we will focus on future growth in Eastern Europe. Therefore, we are proud to announce that Dr. Łukasz Sobiak has been named as the Regional Director of Clinical Operations for Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as the Country Director of Accovion Poland. Since his appointment in April, he has been able to leverage his experience, expertise and dynamic personality to accelerate our success in Poland. Dr. Sobiak's responsibilities will include further development of Accovion's capabilities in Eastern Europe, including Ukraine and the Baltic region."

In parallel to consequently following its internationalization strategy, Accovion recently completed a re-adjustment program of its German back-end service capacities. This streamlining effort helps to improve Accovion's overall resource utilization and increases its agility.

"All the forward-focused, dynamic actions undertaken this year put us in a strong position to become the market leader amongst independent European CROs. We aim to offer our clients a broad spectrum of country-specific clinical research expertise providing the high quality front-end and back-end services that Accovion is known for", emphasizes Dr. Beckerling, the CEO of Accovion.

For more information, please visit Accovion's newly re-designed website at The modernized web presence, featuring Accovion's staff members, is a reflection of the company's core values quality, reliability and flexibility and provides a more user-friendly and informative format.


Media Contact at Accovion:
Sonja Riebel
Marketing & Communication
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