Ashfield has announced the appointment of Richard Clarke as commercial and patient solutions business development director.

Richard has over 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has previously held national and global roles within GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca, including head of global SFE and UK head of commercial learning and development.

Mick O’Leary, regional president for Ashfield Commercial and Patient Solutions commented: “I strongly believe that Richard will fit in well with our organisation and will share the same values and high standards in exceeding our clients’ expectations. His industry expertise will be invaluable as he guides the future direction for the transforming UK business”.