Robert Hureau has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer at PPD. Mr. Hureau has 25 years of experience and financial expertise in the medical technology/life sciences, manufacturing and consumer sectors. He will be based in PPD’s headquarters in Wilmington.
Mr. Hureau joined the company from Centaur Guernsey L.P. Inc., a global medical technology company, where he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previously, he held a series of senior leadership positions, including senior vice president and chief financial officer at Sensata Technologies N.V., and vice president of finance with The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) U.S.A., Inc.
“Bob is an accomplished chief financial officer who will uphold PPD’s long-standing reputation as a company committed to integrity, financial discipline and sustainable growth,” said David Simmons, PPD’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We are confident Bob’s experience, strong business mind and financial acumen will complement and aid PPD's focus on delivering value for our biopharmaceutical clients.”