Pharm-Olam appoints Dr Rob Davie as CEO

– USA, TX –  Pharm-Olam, a global midsized CRO, today announced that the board of directors has elected Robert Davie, Ph.D., as its new CEO. Pharm-Olam provides full-service clinical development solutions for oncology-hematology, infectious disease, vaccines, and rare diseases.

Davie succeeds David Grange who has served as Pharm-Olam’s CEO since April 2017. Grange will remain a director and vice chairman of the company’s board and will continue to support the organization and its work in U.S. government-funded research, which is an expanding area of Pharm-Olam’s business.

“Rob Davie is a respected leader who has worked within the CRO industry for over 25 years. We look forward to his leadership and knowledge supporting the continued growth of Pharm-Olam,” said Zev Munk. M.D., founder and chairman of the board.

“We also extend our sincere thanks to David Grange for his leadership over the past two-and-a-half years, having transformed Pharm-Olam’s therapeutic focus while achieving record sales for 2018,” added Dr Munk.

Davie previously held critical roles within Covance, most recently as vice president and general manager of global clinical development.

“Pharm-Olam presents a unique opportunity with an organization already positioned for continued expansion, and where I can leverage my expertise in scaling a CRO to achieve its accelerated growth strategy,” Davie said.

Grange expressed his appreciation to the Pharm-Olam team and the sponsors the company serves. “I am leaving them in excellent hands,” Grange said. “With Rob as its leader, Pharm-Olam will continue supporting our sponsors and helping them create a healthier world for the patients and treatments we research.”

About Pharm-Olam

Pharm-Olam is Helping Create a Healthier World as a global, midsized CRO that offers flexible, innovative, and highly personalized clinical solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life science companies. Our team is well-known for producing quality results with reduced risk, costs, and timelines in challenging international trials.

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