Covance Honored with Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

Awarded CRO 2018 Customer Value Leadership Award

BURLINGTON, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LabCorp® (NYSE: LH), a leading global life sciences company, today
announced that its Covance Drug Development business (Covance) has been
awarded the 2018 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific CRO Customer Value
Leadership Award. The award reflects Covance’s continued commitment to
its Asia Pacific customers, with investments in deep scientific and
therapeutic expertise, and the most comprehensive drug and device
development capabilities.

“Our Asia-Pacific organization has transformed in recent years with
significant expansion in our operations and new capabilities to meet the
unique demands of this exciting market,” said John Ratliff, CEO,
Covance. “We are honored to work with some of the most innovative
companies in the region, who are driving global advances in precision
medicine. Whether they need regional services and insight or support
with a global strategy, Covance can provide the data-driven solutions
and expertise required for success. I’m proud to dedicate this honor to
the Asia-Pacific team, who have driven our scientific, technical and
operational expansion in the region, while remaining laser-focused on
creating value for our customers.”

Over two decades, Covance has expanded its Asia-Pacific solutions,
including non-clinical development, central laboratory services,
clinical development and market access solutions. In 2018, Covance has
enhanced its operations in China, India, Korea and Japan and deepened
its expertise in key therapeutic areas, including oncology, NASH and
cardiovascular outcomes. The recent additions of Chiltern and Sciformix
have expanded its footprint in the region, specifically strengthening
its clinical development, post-approval and pharmacovigilance offerings.

“With exceptional operational capabilities and wide global reach,
Covance is one of the leading CROs globally and in Asia Pacific,” said
Sanjeev Kumar, industry manager, Transformational Health, Frost &
Sullivan. “The company has created a strong brand perception in the
minds of customers, resulting in several long-term partnerships and
alliances. Consistently providing local and multinational companies with
regional knowledge, clinical laboratory testing services, safety and
efficacy data for drug development, as well as commercialization
solutions, Covance’s efforts in addressing customer needs through
capacity development is reflected in its strong financial performance.
These strategies demonstrate the company’s immense potential to continue
its impressive progress in the growing Asia-Pacific market.”

About LabCorp

LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life
sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care,
providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug
development services. With a mission to improve health and improve
lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings
innovative medicines to patients faster, and uses technology to improve
the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of more than $10
billion for 2017. To learn more about LabCorp, visit,
and to learn more about Covance Drug Development, visit

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