Leading Clinical Contract Research Organisation hires new global payments provider

11 July 2017

PRA Health Sciences, one of the world’s top 10 Contract Research Organisations, has hired global payments provider, EQ Global as its new payments provider.

Founded in 1976, and with global headquarters in North Carolina, PRA Health Sciences merge state-of-the-art technologies, superior project management, and dedicated global teams to provide world-class clinical solutions across all phases of biopharmaceutical drug development. The company now has over 10,000 employees operating in more than 80 countries, with its UK office in Reading housing PRA’s European, Asia Pacific and African (EAPA) executive leadership teams.

The company continues to show strong global growth, with EQ Global being brought on to assist PRA Health Sciences’ with payments to their EAPA employees.

Robert Leftwich, VP Finance & Accounting, EAPA Region, said: “We feel safe in the hands of a class leading partner, who demonstrate the same pursuit of excellence that enabled PRA to retain the PharmaTimes’ Clinical Company of the Year award”

Nick Pedersen, Managing Director of EQ Global, said: “We are thrilled to be able to provide such a market leading company with our global payroll payment services. As a partner to PRAHS, EQ Global will remove the burden from the PRAHS team and ensure all PRAHS employees are paid the correct amount, on-time, with the relevant statutory payments.  PRA Health Sciences are precisely the type of business that we were established to help and we hope to play a key role in its journey for many years to come.”

EQ Global is an expert global payments provider offering scalability and global growth opportunities for a multitude of industry sectors.

Founded upon a 150 year heritage of administrative and payments services under the Equiniti Group, EQ Global offers accuracy and security of bulk global payments using state of the art technology.

EQ Global helps businesses to send and receive payments to 180 countries in over 130 currencies, and with 99.9% straight through processing on payment delivery, processes hundreds of thousands of payments per year on behalf of global clients.

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