PPD - Senior Vice President
Sector: Clinical Research Organization
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
About PPD: PPD is a leading global contract research organization that provides comprehensive and integrated drug development, laboratory, and lifecycle management services. PPD works with a variety of clients and partners including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. PPD strives to help their clients and partners navigate the cost and time of drug development and make the delivery of transformative therapies to improve health more effectively.
Bio Highlights: Jon Denissen, Ph.D., serves as Senior Vice President of PPD® Laboratories GMP and Bioanalytical labs. In this role, he is responsible for the operational leadership, strategy, quality and financial oversight of the GMP and Bioanalytical lab organizations, which consist of more than 2500 employees located in Middleton, Wisconsin, Richmond, Virginia, and Athlone, Ireland. PPD is a global contract research organization that provides comprehensive laboratory and clinical drug development services, working with health care companies to bring life-changing therapies to patients.
Before joining PPD in 2015, Jon held several executive leadership positions at the global contract research organization Covance, in Madison, Wisconsin. He began his scientific career with Abbott Laboratories, holding positions of increasing responsibility in drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics and contributing to the development of several novel, marketed pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Denissen earned a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Jon has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications and holds multiple patents.