Marken Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer Steve Menzies joins as new CFO and Board Director

Marken Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer Steve Menzies joins as
                          new CFO and Board Director

PR Newswire

LONDON, May 1, 2014

LONDON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Marken announced today the appointment of
Steve J. Menzies as Chief Financial Officer and Board Director, Marken Group,
effective May 1, 2014. He succeeds Alan Gullan, Marken's interim CFO, who
stepped down from the same post on April 30.

Steve Menzies, Chief Financial Officer for Marken

Steve has 26 years of senior operational and board level finance experience,
most recently as interim CFO for IMI plc's TA Hydronics business in Sweden.
IMI is a £2bn turnover engineering company headquartered in Birmingham, UK.
Prior to his role at IMI, he was Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice
President, Operational Excellence for First Data Corporation's $2bn
International reporting segment, with responsibility for EMEA, APAC and Latin
America & Canada. Earlier roles included Chief Financial Officer and Chief
Operating Officer for Rockwell Automation's EMEA Region, VP Finance &
Operations, EMEA at StorageTek, EVP Finance at Siebe plc, and Divisional
Finance Director roles with GEC.

"I am delighted to welcome Steve to Marken," said Wes Wheeler, Marken's Chief
Executive Officer, "Steve brings to us a wealth of international finance
experience and leadership. He has an outstanding track record leading
transformational change, delivering profitable double-digit growth, managing
process improvements, and streamlining financial management in multinational
public and private equity-owned companies. We look forward to leveraging all
of Steve's formidable skills over the coming years."

"I am excited by the opportunity to work with Wes, the Board and the
management team, and contribute to significant growth and shareholder value
creation, said Steve. "I am committed to providing additional strength to the
team as they continue to pursue their strategy and vision, and also contribute
my experience to their ongoing operational excellence program."

About Marken

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

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