Quintiles, the world’s largest life science services firm, has closed its office in Wilmington.

However, none of the 24 employees were laid off. Company spokesperson Phil Bridges told the Wilmington Star-News newspaper that 23 of the 24 people now work for home. The other is being transferred.

Quintiles’ Phil Bridges told the newspaper that half the company’s 7,000 workers in the U.S. work from home.

Quintiles is based in RTP.

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