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December 5 – 6

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JW Marriot Hotel, Seoul, South Korea

Meet us at Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Conference East Asia 2023

The Cerba Research team will be attending the Outsourcing in Clinical Trials East Asia conference on 5th & 6th December in Seoul, South Korea. Over a span of two days, our experts will be revealing how Cerba Research is transforming research and advancing health!

Our Speaking Slots

5th Dec at 14:30 KST time: Logistic excellence as accelerator of clinical trials: an agile approach.

•  Challenges of sample handling flows
•   Importance of consistent isolation protocols
•   Main quality control aspects of PBMC handling
•   Upscaling capacity planning for sample collection
•   Importance of accessibility to an established global network

Marc van Pruijssen, General manager CTS & Logistic Excellence of Viroclinics-DDL, a Cerba Research Company & Senior Vice President Global Logistics and CTOS for Cerba Research

Marc van Pruijssen holds a Bsc. in international marketing, as well as management & organizational sciences. He performed an Msc, studying Transport & Logistics at TIAS-NIMBAS in Tilburg.

Before joining Viroclinics-DDL in 2020, he has been responsible for a variety of developing supply chain functions and new business set up: supply chain planning, transport and distribution center operations, strategy development, program management and new product introductions. Next to that he is Board member and VP Marketing of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Benelux Round Table.

Poh Meng Cheah, Marken Vice President for Asia Pacific

As Marken’s Vice President for Asia Pacific, Poh-Meng Cheah brings more than 20 years of sales, operational and quality management experience from numerous startup operations within Asia Pacific for both small and large MNCs. Within these functional areas, he has held various leadership positions in APAC across several healthcare related industries including express healthcare logistics, freight forwarding and clinical CMO. Poh-Meng is a certified lead auditor and assessor in a number of business standards including GMP, ISO9001 and 14001, OHSAS and Social Accountability 8000. Prior to joining Marken, he served as Head of Business Development and Marketing covering Asia Pacific for one of the world’s leading clinical CMO. Poh-Meng has a Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Materials Management from Curtin University of Technology in Australia and received his Bachelor of Laws with Honours degree from the University of Exeter in United Kingdom.


Stop by at our speaking slot and discover how Cerba Research offers world-class clinical research that helps life science companies to develop the predictive and precision medicines of the future successfully.

We combine the capacity, breadth, and global reach of a central lab together with the deep expertise and agility of the specialist laboratory. Our unique approach to patient data offers our customers the opportunity to have one partner for all their test services, with regular access and consistent support across all clinical trial phases.

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