Premier Consulting Appoints William Bainbridge as Head of Commercial Strategy Solutions

MORRISVILLE, N.C., October 9, 2023 — Premier Consulting, a business unit of Premier Research whose mission is to help the most innovative companies take their best ideas from concept to commercialization, is pleased to announce the appointment of William Bainbridge as Senior Director, Head of Commercial Strategy Solutions.

Mr. Bainbridge has a range of therapeutic experience from three decades working in the biotech, pharma and medical device industries where he has built, and led global teams. In his new role, Mr. Bainbridge will be responsible for the development, leadership, and growth of Premier’s commercial strategy offerings, helping to ensure sponsors are well positioned for market entry and, thereby ensuring their innovative assets reach patients in need.

“We know that a sponsor’s development journey doesn’t end when an asset is approved,” Executive Vice President, Premier Consulting Shari Medendorp, MPH, said. “William and his team not only devise and execute commercial strategies, but also work with our project teams to deliver strategic considerations throughout the development lifecycle, enabling market readiness at the time of approval. We look forward to the impact that William’s expert guidance will have on ensuring innovation reaches patients.”

Mr. Bainbridge holds a BA from Denison University and has participated in Wharton School of Business Executive Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He has previously held leadership roles in commercial strategy, marketing and sales at drug and device organizations across a wide scope of therapeutic areas. His appointment underscores Premier Research’s dedication to providing end-to-end strategic support for biotech and medtech sponsors.

About Premier Consulting

Premier Consulting is a strategic product development and global regulatory consulting brand dedicated to supporting the specialized needs of emerging biotech and medtech companies. These small to midsize companies are the very heart of drug development. Like them, we are dedicated to the patient journey and are driven by the challenges of bringing new life-saving technologies to market.

As a unit of Premier Research, we are informed by our Built for BiotechSM core capabilities and deliver end-to-end strategy, regulatory, nonclinical, CMC, quality, and commercial solutions that are best in class. With a customer-centric culture, we pair efficiency with quality as we guide sponsors every step of the way to commercialization. We tailor development plans to meet the most rigorous global regulatory requirements and deliver results for sponsors — and the patients they serve. Visit

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