Due to continued growth, we are delighted to announce that Panacea has appointed a second QPPV. Ashley McMahon – who is now working along alongside, and under the guidance of our Senior QPPV, Sally Francis – has a BSc in Toxicology from Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland, and a post-graduate diploma in Pharmacovigilance from Hertfordshire University. She is currently undertaking additional eLearning training courses in best practice via The Research Quality Association. Ashley is also a member of the professional bodies PIPA and DIA and has seven years’ experience in pharmacovigilance having worked in senior positions within the CRO and pharmaceutical industries.
Commenting on her appointment, Ashley said:
“I am proud to have joined Panacea as a QPPV. Panacea prides itself on maintaining high standards and quality, which as a QPPV, is fantastic to see. I have settled in extremely quickly, which has been made so easy due the warm welcome I have received from my colleagues. I am thoroughly enjoying my start at Panacea and very excited to see what lies ahead in the coming months and I am looking forward to a long and happy career here.”
Senior QPPV Sally Francis commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Ashley McMahon and thrilled to have a new recruit and one who is so right for our team and clients. Ashley’s background and personality are perfectly suited to our company and she has a natural abundance of all the qualities that mirror Panacea’s values. Knowing that I have the back-up and support of such an enthusiastic, intelligent and professional peer, is invaluable. Ashley’s commencement with Panacea shows that we are in the midst of very exciting times with plenty of growth. I have no doubt that Ashley will relish and succeed in the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”
Dan McKay, Technical Director at Panacea, said that company continues to grow and the appointment of a second QPPV adds significant strength to the business. He added:
“Ashley comes with a wealth of pharmacovigilance experience from a variety of roles in the pharmaceutical industry and we are very excited to bring her into an already experienced and talented team.”
We warmly welcome Ashley into the Panacea family.