Business Wire

WEP Clinical Appoints Karl Challender as Chief Operating Officer

Share

WEP Clinical (WEP), a specialist services company that works with sponsors to help patients and physicians gain early access to medicines when no other treatment options are available, has appointed Karl Challender as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Karl has been brought on to lead the company’s global operations and drive WEP’s growth and development strategy moving forward.

Karl has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and clinical research industry and brings with him a wealth of functional experience covering areas including Operations, Finance, Logistics, Project Management and Sales. Prior to joining WEP, Karl worked with organisations including Novartis, Alcon, and most recently Worldwide Clinical Trials, where he was instrumental in the successful growth of the organisation.

Jaswinder Khera, Managing Director of WEP, said:

“WEP has grown rapidly over the last few years. We are excited to see this continue and are confident that Karl’s expansive industry experience and expertise will help elevate our position as the global leader in Expanded Access and Named Patient Programs. Karl is an excellent addition to our team and his passion for patient service and delivery excellence is well aligned with our company ethos and goals.”

About WEP

Established in 2008, WEP is a specialist services company that works with drug developers to help patients and physicians gain early access to medicines when no other treatment options are available. We have offices located in London, United Kingdom; RTP North Carolina, United States; Lisbon, Portugal; and Dublin, Ireland and possess all the necessary licenses allowing us to meet drug access and distribution needs across all regions, worldwide. We are passionate about helping those in need. For more information, please visit www.wepclinical.com.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

For further information, please contact:

Yasmin Khera
Tel: +44 208 004 8185
Email: info@wepclinical.com
Company Video: www.wepclinical.com/company-video/

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Banks Shift to Eco-friendly Solutions Supported by Innovative Thales Cards, Certified Sustainable by Mastercard18.5.2022 08:00:00 CEST | Press release

The amount of plastic used to produce payment cards every year is equivalent to the weight of 125 Statues of Liberty1. With environmental challenges now a growing, global concern, Thales, the leader in high tech security, has developed solutions for a greener world, recently certified by Mastercard’s Sustainable Card Program. To date, Thales has deployed 30 million eco-friendly payment cards for banks and card issuers that address consumer concerns without compromising the user experience. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220517005012/en/ (Photo: Thales) All eco-friendly cards offered by Thales are made with innovative and sustainable components. For example, one solution is a card made from 85% PLA (polylactic acid), which is produced from corn. Another innovative approach reduces the amount of new plastic while fighting sea pollution, with a card made of Ocean Plastic® collected by Parley for the Oceans. This

Anterra Capital: Pandemic and Food Price Inflation Fuel Investor Interest to Accelerate Transformation of the Food and Ag Sector18.5.2022 07:00:00 CEST | Press release

A crushing pandemic and, more recently, the Ukraine war have convinced investors more than ever that the world needs to radically change how it produces, distributes and consumes food, says Adam Anders, managing partner of the international food and agriculture specialist venture capital firm Anterra Capital (“Anterra”). Anders: “The pandemic highlighted the fragility and adverse health impacts of our current food system: soaring prices, empty shelves in stores; the fact that unhealthy diets are a major risk factor for getting Covid; that the way we treat farm animals could trigger the next pandemic. Post our final closing, the devastating impact of the Ukraine War on the global food supply has increased the awareness among investors even further. This, plus our focus on deploying proven biotech and digital solutions to shake up the lagging Food and Ag-sector, go a long way in explaining the higher than expected interest in our second fund.” Anterra is proud to announce the closing of

US Streaming Technology Giant Conviva Launches Full-Scale Continuous Measurement Analytics in Japan18.5.2022 03:00:00 CEST | Press release

Conviva (Headquartered at Foster City, California, USA; Japan Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter referred to as Conviva or the Company), which provides continuous measurement analytics through real-time, server side sessionization of video streaming data, today announced the opening of the Japan office, which will serve as a base for sales and customer support in the rapidly-growing Japanese market. The Company also released a current State of Streaming Report for Japan highlighting key streaming trends in the market. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220517006275/en/ Conviva State of Streaming Japan Report (Graphic: Business Wire) “Conviva invented continuous measurement analytics for streaming video and has been driving the development of the global market including Japan with over 58 technology patents over the past decade,” comments Conviva CEO Keith Zubchevich. “Today, we are pleased to announce the est

Starr Insurance Companies Expands in Thailand17.5.2022 22:33:00 CEST | Press release

Starr Insurance Companies (Starr) announced an agreement with FPG Insurance Holdings Limited (HK) (FPG) and local Thai shareholders to purchase FPG Insurance Public Company Limited (FPG Thailand), a Thai non-life insurance company, together with local Thai parties. Starr’s investment will be held by its Bermuda insurance company, Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Limited. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022, subject to certain customary closing conditions, including any necessary regulatory approvals. “Thailand is an important, fast-growing insurance market — one of the cornerstones of the Southeast Asia economy,” said Maurice R. Greenberg, Starr’s Chairman & CEO. “Asia is both commercially and culturally important to Starr, as we trace our roots to an American-owned company founded in Shanghai more than 100 years ago. We look forward to serving the needs of local Thai companies and consumers through this new insurance capability.” David Zuellig, FPG regional

Emendo Biotherapeutics’ next generation CRISPR gene editing technologies achieve breakthrough results with allele-specific approach for ELANE -related Severe Congenital Neutropenia as presented at ASGCT Annual Meeting17.5.2022 22:15:00 CEST | Press release

Emendo Biotherapeutics presented the results of its next generation CRISPR-based gene editing approaches for several indications in an oral presentation and three posters at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) held May 16-19, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Emendo presented pre-clinical data for the treatment of ELANE-related Severe Congenital Neutropenia using an allele-specific editing approach, demonstrating the power of Emendo’s dual technology platforms that enable the development of a highly specific editing composition that demonstrates no off-targets and complete allele specificity. Significantly, the lack of off-target achieved by Emendo’s engineered and optimized OMNI nuclease also eliminated any translocations. Edited patient derived CD34+ cells differentiated normally into neutrophils both in-vitro and in-vivo, showing full engraftment and reconstitution of all blood lineages, as required for the desired therapeutic effect. “ELANE-based

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom