PPD Around the World: Brazil

Where is your office?
São Paulo, Brazil.


How long has PPD had an office in this location?
A local CRO was acquired by PPD in 1996 and quickly grew. The Brazil office will celebrate its 19-year anniversary this fall.

Tell us something distinctive about your office and location?
We are located in the Itaim Bibi neighborhood, in the west zone of São Paulo. The district also includes the neighborhoods of Vila Olimpia and Brooklin — regions that are well known as the foremost financial centers of the city.

São Paulo is enormous. It's Brazil's largest city and is home to about 11 million people. Its metropolitan area, which includes 38 smaller cities around the capital, contains about 20 million inhabitants.

It's a great city to explore. It has its own peculiarities and way of life, not to mention gourmet restaurants with a diverse offering of regional and international cuisines. The city also boasts a variety of cultural activities, such as experimental theaters, art-house cinemas and museums.

What words describe the employees or atmosphere in your office?

We asked a few of our team members to give us their descriptions of our office:

• Cooperative and assertive 
• Friendly and cheerful
• Fun and peaceful
• Collaborative and energetic
• Professional

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