Huntingdon Life Sciences/Harlan Laboratories
The contract research companies, Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) and Harlan Laboratories, have appointed Dr Joseph Bedford as corporate vice-president of global strategic marketing. The creation of this new position strengthens the two firms’ international strategic marketing function across its Contract Research Services (CRS) and Research Models Services (RMS) business units. Dr Bedford’s responsibilities include global marketing, business intelligence, strategic planning and aspects of corporate development. He heads a global team of 19 staff and is a member of the firm’s executive leadership team. HLS acquired Harlan last year and the two companies are to rebrand into a single company comprising the two business units, CRS and RMS.