Linda Baddour was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in June 2007. She has a proven track record in managing the financial activities of a fast-growing, global clinical research firm.
Before joining PRA, from 2002 to 2007, Ms. Baddour was CFO at Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. (PPD). During her tenure as PPD's CFO, the company posted greater than 20 percent annual revenue growth and industry-leading margins, while consistently meeting revenue and earnings targets. Ms. Baddour also managed M&A and information technology.
Ms. Baddour earned her M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and is also a Certified Public Accountant.