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ICON Clinical Research Expands Brentwood, Tennessee, Operations

ICON Clinical Research, Inc. will expand its research operations in Brentwood, Tennessee. The project will create 85 new, high-paying jobs in Davidson County over the next five years.

ICON is adding research managers, product managers and research coordinators for contracts within the oncology, cardiovascular and CNS space. In addition to hiring, ICON will invest in available office space and software and research equipment.

“ICON is pleased to announce the addition of 85 high-quality jobs to our operations in Brentwood. We applaud the State of Tennessee’s continued support of Greater Nashville as a global hub for clinical and medical research,” David Cahill, vice president, facilities, ICON Clinical Research said.

"At TNECD we are committed to bringing quality family-wage jobs to Tennesseans. We’d like to thank ICON for choosing to expand its world-renowned business in Brentwood. It’s a testament to our strong workforce and business-friendly climate we’ve fostered in Tennessee,” TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe added.

A global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, ICON Clinical Research currently has 369 employees in Tennessee and more than 15,250 employees worldwide.

“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate ICON Clinical Research on its decision to expand operations and create additional job opportunities. Helping to support a company’s continued commitment to business growth and job creation, is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service and we are proud to partner with Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce to further that mission and celebrate ICON Clinical Research’s continued success in the Valley,” said John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development.

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