About us



PHD pharmaceuticals ltd was established in 2003 in Dublin Ireland. We are the Irish based subsidiary of the Petrone Group, a family-owned business at its 3rd generation of continuous development. Carmine Petrone, the founding father of this enterprise, still walks the aisles of the company´s headquarters and provides support to his three sons, who now lead the organization. The Group headquarters is located in Naples, Italy.
The Petrone Group is a conglomerate of thirty companies, a thousand employees, a network of pharmacies, three wholesale national distributors, a clinical manufacturing facility, nine rehabilitation centers in Naples, and a series of other specialty providers all focused on the health and pharmaceutical sector with a prosperous international activity and foreign offices in, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Singapore, and the United States.

Why PHD Pharmaceuticals?


To be the partner of choice for Irish sourced medicinal product for supply to our customers within the EU and globally.  


To source medicinal product for our customers in a timely, cost effective and reliable manner at all times.

To partner with companies and provide contract storage, warehousing, distribution and regulatory supports delivered through our experienced team based in Dublin.

To bring value to the Irish Market for the benefit of our Irish customers leveraging the buying and sourcing power of the Petrone Group. 


  • Confidentiality – You can trust that our business respects the need for confidentiality. 
  • Relationships – long term progressive and collaborative partnerships with customers and suppliers
  • Respect – for customers, suppliers, colleagues and all stakeholders.
  • Excellence – Strive for quality in everything that we do.
  • Professional and Personable – In our inter-actions with you. We Care.
  • Always do what we say we will do. 

PHD Pharma is fully authorised by the HPRA (Health Products Regulatory Agency) in Ireland.

A copy of our current license can be found here. We are fully GDP complaint and a copy of our GDP cert can be found here.

The HPRA is entrusted with regulating all medicines placed on the Irish market as well as the wholesalers, manufacturers and others who inhabit the Irish Pharma ecosystem.

As a holder of an Irish license, you can be guaranteed we comply with current Irish and EU wholesaling guidelines and practices.


PHD is licensed by the HPRA to procure, hold, supply and export medicines and holds a valid WDA and GDP certificate. We are fully compliant with the current EU GDP guidelines.
Our temperature controlled facility is based in Citywest, Dublin, with convenient access to good road and air networks. Here we store and handle products including Ambient products (+15 to +25 degrees) and Fridge lines (+2 to +8)
As well as pharmaceuticals, we are able to procure, store and supply Irish and European OTC products and consumables.
We are a small and agile team, close to the ground and able to react faster and smarter to our customers changing requirements.
As part of the Petrone Group, we have unrivalled access to supplier networks in Europe, Asia, USA and of course the Republic of Ireland. We will leverage our network to provide you with the best offer at the most competitive prices.
We work as part of an intergroup cross-functional team to deliver the most reliable, competitive and quickest results for our clients.