CROMSOURCE, the international contract research organisation formed in April 2011 through the acquisition of Belgium’s MSOURCE by Verona, Italy-based CROM, has expanded its Staffing Solutions business by taking over PDR Partners, a staffing and recruitment organisation with offices in Bracknell, UK.

No financial details were released on the acquisition. PDR Partners has been operating since 2002, offering a range of flexible staffing solutions to biopharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Claire Jackaman, managing director of PDR Partners, will stay on board as head of CROMSOURCE Staffing Solutions in the UK. “With CROMSOURCE we share a philosophy of quality, flexibility and intense customer focus, and we look forward to an exciting future together,” she commented.

CROMSOURCE chief executive officer Dr Oriana Zerbini said the company had been looking for some time to beef up its Staffing Solutions business to enhance support for clients with staffing needs in the UK.