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Home Secretary welcomes specialist dermatology company to constituency
The new Head Office premises for LEO Pharma UK, a leading specialist global dermatology company, were opened today by The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP. The Company has relocated from its former UK Headquarters in Princes Risborough to new, state of the art premises in Hurley, Berkshire.
LEO Pharma UK was headquartered in Buckinghamshire for over 40 years and whilst they served the organisation well, the Company recognised the need to move to new modern premises to facilitate its collaborative working style and structure. Horizon at Hurley fitted the bill perfectly, with the new building embracing the best of new design and technology as befits a modern pharmaceutical business.
“I was delighted to be asked by LEO to officially open their new premises in Hurley. It is always good for Berkshire to attract new businesses, and hence provide new job opportunities for the area. I am pleased that LEO chose to relocate here and I wish them every success in their new home”, said The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP
“We are honoured that The Rt. Hon. Theresa May, and our other special guests have joined us today to celebrate the official opening of our new fantastic premises at ‘Horizon’ in Hurley ”, said Geraldine Murphy, Managing Director, LEO Pharma UK/Ireland.” She added, “We have been warmly welcomed to the area and are thriving in our fantastic new state of the art facilities”.
LEO Pharma UK was established in 1960. The company employs approximately 190 people in Commercial, Sales, Marketing, Medical, Clinical Operations, Biometricsand Business Support Services across its UK/Ireland affiliate. LEO Pharma UK/Ireland markets prescription only medicines with a focus on treating skin conditions such as psoriasis and infected eczema, sun damaged skin as well as blood clots.
The event will run from 11.45am to 13.30pm and the plaque unveiling will take place at approximately 13.00pm.
Contact for more information
FTI Consulting: Chris Hall
Email: Chris.Hall@fticonsulting.com Tel: 020 3077 0499 or 07850709220
LEO Pharma UK/Ireland: Julie Wong, Head of Communications
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01844 276270 or 07825918989