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Almac Group: Delivering Expertise Across the Drug Development Lifecycle and Offering Tailored Solutions to Clients Globally, in the Greater Philadelphia Region

he Greater Philadelphia region has a long, storied history of being a global epicenter of healthcare. From groundbreaking cancer research conducted at leading institutions like the University of Pennsylvania, to the development of innovative biopharmaceuticals and gene therapies, the region boasts a diverse and talented group of global leaders dedicated to advancing health care and the life sciences.  

At Almac Group, we are proud to call Montgomery County home for our North American operations. We chose the Philadelphia region, specifically central Montgomery County, because this area supports our unique culture of delivering exceptional solutions and integrated services. 

The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organization providing an extensive range of integrated services across the drug development lifecycle to the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors globally. Our innovative services range from R&D, biomarker discovery development and commercialization, API manufacturing, analytical services, formulation development, clinical trial supply, IRT (IVRS/IWRS) to commercial-scale manufacturing. 

We are a privately-owned, UK-based global company that has grown organically over the past five decades, currently employing over 6,500 highly skilled personnel across 18 facilities in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.  Founded by the late Sir Allen McClay, we are able to reinvest 100 percent of our profits back into the business – a strategy we are committed to. Our corporate structure provides long-term stability for our customers and for our employees while also allowing us to freely pursue investments designed to keep us at the forefront of our industry. 

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Recent News

A Global Economic Update – 2023 & Beyond Recap

Businesses and investors are facing unprecedented challenges in an increasingly complex economic environment. On Thursday, March 16, 2023, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia proudly presented A Global Economic Update: 2023 & Beyond to a group of more than 65 professionals. This timely panel discussion featured financial industry executives and government officials who expertly shared essential information about the current state of the global economy.

Special thanks to William Sasso, Chairman Emeritus, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP for his generosity and gracious hospitality. The beautiful conference room with sweeping views of the City was at capacity with guests from the international business community, including the British, Eurasian and French Chambers of Commerce, The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, and The World Trade Centers of Delaware and Philadelphia. Bill welcomed everyone, and opened the meeting by introducing Oliver St. Clair Franklin CBE, Honorary British Consul for Greater Philadelphia. Oliver moderated the session with headline speakers: Kunal Khatri, Deputy HM Trade Commissioner for North America, British Consulate General New York; Ben Kirshner, Chief Transformation Officer, Office of the Governor, State of Pennsylvania; Mark E. McCarron CFA, Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC; Anne K. Nadol, Commerce Director, Department of Commerce, City of Philadelphia; and Ryan Wang, US Economist, HSBC Securities.

Our distinguished presenters highlighted economic drivers and addressed how the US and the UK are navigating the challenging global landscape. They discussed the policy measures and structural reforms that regions and institutions are putting into place to mitigate risk and alleviate pressure. The conversation also included how public and private sector entities are operating in both countries and collaborating with groups throughout the world to stabilize and grow economies at home and abroad.

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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • Almac
  • American Airlines
  • Cigna
  • Cigna
  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Fisher Phillips
  • Forensic Resolutions
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Penn Medicine
  • Welsh Government