PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) has a new chief financial officer.

Linda Baddour, 43 and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, replaces Phillippe Maitre who left the company on May 15.

Baddour has held several positions at the pharmaceutical and biotech company since 1995. She was named vice president of finance in 1998 and served as interim CFO from January to August 2000 until Maitre was hired.