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Additional Senior Leadership Team Members

Chris Clendening

Senior Vice President, Central Lab, PPD® Laboratories

Chris Clendening serves as senior vice president of the PPD® Laboratories central lab. In that role, he leads the company’s global central lab operations while collaborating with clients across the pharmaceutical industry to develop innovative central lab solutions in response to increasingly complex clinical trials. He also oversees the development of the PPD Preclarus® investigator site portal to provide unique tools to enhance quality and ease of use for investigators and clients.

Clendening joined PPD in 2006 as a project manager and has taken on increasing levels of responsibility as project account manager, global manager of technical operations, global associate director of project management, executive director of global operations and vice president of the central lab. Prior to joining PPD, he worked as a senior research associate at pharmaceutical companies in Ohio.

Clendening has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Muskingum University in Ohio.