The 4 Pinch Points Facing Global Clinical Trial Comparator Sourcing

Lead-time Inaccuracy, Continuity of Supply, Expiry Date Limitations and Waste



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Ian Hoban
Business Development Director - CTS, Abacus Medicine Pharma Services

Ian has 30 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, predominantly within global organisations such as Pfizer and Eli Lilly.  He built his reputation in the commercialisation of numerous brands in a variety of disease areas, and at every stage of the product lifecycle. 

During his career, Ian has worked closely with supply chain, ensuring accurate forecasting, and getting medicines to patients through the implementation of novel approaches.

Before joining Abacus Medicine Pharma Services Ian worked in senior roles at two leading Global Clinical Solutions companies.  He provided many leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies with successful Comparator Sourcing Solutions which helped successfully deliver their pivotal late phase clinical trials.

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Lucy Fox
Business Development Director, Abacus Medicine Pharma Services

After a successful ten year career with the Almac Group Lucy took some precious time away from the workplace to look after her young family. After three years she has now re-started her career within the Abacus Medicine Group and in September 2022 joined the Clinical Trial Solutions business unit of Abacus Medicine Pharma Services as a Business Development Director.

Lucy started her career within the clinical trial supply industry as a Business Development Co-ordinator where she supported multinational pharmaceutical, virtual and biotechnology companies to define their requirements for packaging, global distribution strategies and storage of clinical trial IMP.

After two years she was promoted and moved to Singapore as Business Development Manager, where she was a key member of Almac’s APAC commercial team. Here she was responsible for helping build the commercial and operational parts of the business in the Asia Pacific region and for advancing Almac’s reputation as a global leader in the provision of patient and trial supply management services.

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