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  • www.ppd.com
  • Wilmington, NC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1985
  • Company - Public (PPD)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceutical
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)


PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in ...
Mission: Our purpose is to improve health. Our mission is to help customers deliver life-changing therapies. Our strategy is to bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value for our customers.

PPD Reviews

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"Work/Life Balance and a company that cares!"

Current Employee - Clinical Research Associate in United States
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I have been working at PPD full-time for more than 5 years


In my experience, PPD has been great at promoting work/life balance, even as I'm in a traveling position. It can be stressful at times, as with any job when you have deadlines for tasks, but I have


As with any job, busy times can be stressful, but I have never felt like I wasn't supported, and my managers have always tried to make sure I had everything I needed and wasn't feeling overwhelmed.
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Diversity & Inclusion at PPD

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

PPD is constantly in pursuit of a more diverse and inclusive (D&I) culture with cohesive efforts stemming from leadership with support throughout our global locations. We are dedicated to honor

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Does there seem to be diversity at PPD?

...There is lots of diversity at PPD, and they're respectful of family life....Read More

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PPD Interviews

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    Currently in process will update as needed. So far everything is normal and just like any other process email from them to schedule an interview and so on and so forth.

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Company Updates

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19 Feb 2021

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University students aspiring to careers in the clinical research and pharmaceutical industries, this interview workshop is for you! Led by seasoned recruiters, you will learn how to put your best foot forward on the journey to the position you want. Take 30 seconds to register!


Join us Wednesday, 3 March 2021 from 4 - 5 p.m. EST.

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17 Feb 2021

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“Being in FSP allows me to have access to both PPD and client knowledge,” said Mei Her, senior clinical trial manager (CTM) who is based in South Korea. Mei lent her perspective to our recent #LifeAtPPD blog. 'When working with the client, I feel well-integrated and accepted as one of them, while I continue to be a PPD employee,” Mei continued to detail the benefits of working within PPD FSP.

PPD Awards & Accolades

  • PharmaTimes International Clinical Research Company of 2020PharmaTimes2020
  • Named to list of America’s Best Large EmployersForbes Magazine2019


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What is health insurance like at PPD?

...back, and increase health insurance cost which disproportionately affects lower paid employees rather than cap exorbitant benefits paid to top PPD executives....

18 January 2020

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