Pharma Expert to Lead Logistical Operations in Both Countries

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, January 9, 2014 — Marken announced today the appointment of Mr. Antonio Beloto as General Manager for Argentina and Brazil.

Mr. Beloto joins Marken with over 24 years of experience in pharmaceutical supply chain management for several top pharmaceutical companies. His previous responsibilities focused on supply chain development and management, logistical hub creation for large volume transactions and the management of owned and outsourced warehouse facilities. Mr. Beloto has a BA in business administration, specializing in foreign trade and an Executive MBA. He has also served as legal representative for several companies within Brazil while managing teams in Latin American countries such as Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay.

Ernest Batista, Vice President Logistics Operations for Latin America shared his thoughts on the appointment. “We are very happy to have Antonio join Marken.  He brings strong Latin American pharma expertise that will allow us to continue our strong investment into this region.  Brazil and Argentina are key countries for Marken and with the growth of our state-of-the-art depot network, we are experiencing a strong demand for our drug storage and distribution services as for our biological sample export services.”

About Marken

Marken is the leading global clinical supply chain solutions provider dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, supporting over 49,000 clinical investigators in more than 150 countries. Marken integrates depot and logistics into solutions that extend the reach of clinical trials to even the most remote treatment-naive geographies.

CONTACT: Christine Noble, info@marken.com, +1 919 474 6890, www.marken.com