ICON plc., (NASDAQ:ICLR)(ISIN:IE0005711209), a global provider of
outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and
medical device industries, today announced the retirement of
Non-Executive Director, Dr. Anthony Murphy to become effective on 31stDecember 2011.
Commenting on the announcement, ICON plc. Chairman, Dr. Bruce Given
said: "I would like to express the Board's thanks and appreciation for
Tony's advice and support during his time on the Board and to convey the
Board's best wishes to him for the future".
About ICON plc.
ICON plc. is a global provider of outsourced development services to the
pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company
specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of
programs that support clinical development - from compound selection to
Phase I-IV clinical studies. ICON currently has approximately 8,300
employees, operating from 77 locations in 39 countries.
Further information is available at www.iconplc.com
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Source: ICON plc.
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