Pharma Layoffs 2017


Pharmaceutical Product Development Job Cuts Hit HR Department

PPD Layoffs

PPD Layoffs Part of Challenges in the Pharma Industry America’s pharma industry is continuing to shed more jobs each passing day. Wilmington, North Carolina-based contract research organization (CRO) Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) is cutting an undisclosed number of jobs in its hometown and in The Research Triangle (an area of North Carolina), in what seems like a cost-cutting (more…)


Merck Layoffs 2017: Focus on Top-Selling Drugs Leads to Job Cuts

Merck Layoffs to Affect 1,800 U.S. Sales Representatives in 2017 Leading pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., Inc. has announced over 800 mass job cuts as it makes changes to its U.S. sales teams. The Merck layoffs will affect the company’s U.S. sales reps as it shifts its focus toward its top-selling drugs, where it sees growth. The (more…)