Simbec-Orion Receives The “CRO Of The Year” Award At 2019 European Lifestars AwardsTM


Celebrating success across life sciences  London, UK, November 25th 2019. Simbec-Orion is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as the winner of the CRO of the Year award at the 2019 Lifestars AwardsTM. Lifestars is a celebration of the success stories, innovations, transformational deals and the people, teams and organisations that play such a critical role [...]

Simbec-Orion Announce Its New Unified Brand Offering


Simbec-Orion, Europe’s leading full-service boutique CRO, announces its new unified brand offering comprising the divisions previously known as Simbec Research, Orion Clinical, Orion Santé and Seirian Laboratories. The move to unify the divisions under one common ‘Simbec-Orion’ brand supports the company position as a clinical research solution provider offering the complete suite of services across [...]

Strategic Appointment: Doug Cookson, Chief Marketing Officer


Following our announcement on the arrival of Alison Sampson, Director of Project Management and Jim Kendall Chief Information Officer we are delighted to announce the appointment of Doug Cookson as Chief Marketing Officer. Doug Cookson joined Simbec-Orion as SVP Commercial Development in 2015 and has more than 30 years of experience in biopharma. He is [...]

Further Strategic Hire Announced as Simbec-Orion Appoints Jim Kendall as Chief Information Officer


Following our announcement on the arrival of Alison Sampson as Director of Project Management in February, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Jim Kendall as Chief Information Officer for Simbec-Orion Group. Jim Kendall brings 30 years of experience in information systems and project delivery to Simbec-Orion. Including senior roles at the Michael & [...]

Lending a Hand to Support Rare Disease Day


As a CRO focusing on rare disease, we are delighted to support EURODIS’s 12th international Rare Disease Day. Taking inspiration from the official campaign suggestion of recreating the Rare Disease Day logo, our staff enthusiastically joined in to produce two canvases made from hundreds of individual handprints. The final recreation of the logo on [...]

CBPE acquires majority investment in CRO Simbec-Orion


Support will provide funding for investment and expansion Monday February 4, 2019: Simbec-Orion Group Limited (“Simbec-Orion”), a leading European full-service boutique clinical research organisation announced today that CBPE Capital LLP (“CBPE”) has acquired a majority stake in the company. The investment, made through a management buy-out, will provide funding for further international growth and expansion [...]