Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Covance Inc. is a leading drug development services company providing a wide range of early-stage and late-stage product development services on a worldwide basis primarily to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We also provide laboratory testing services to the chemical, agrochemical and food industries. We believe Covance is one of the world's largest drug development services companies, based on annual net revenues, and one of a few that are capable of providing comprehensive global product development services. Covance maintains offices in more than 30 countries. Business Strategy Drug development services companies like Covance typically derive substantially all of their revenue from the research, development and marketing expenditures of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. ... More ...