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Industry news focusing on the people and organizations who work in the clinical trials profession.
William B. Gerraughty, Jr.
Continuing to serve as Sparta System's (Holmdel, NJ) Chief Financial Officer, William B. Gerraughty, Jr., has also been promoted to Chief Operating Officer where in addition to managing the company's legal and human resource departments he will also oversee the day-to-day operations, provide planning and resource allocation, and advise the CEO and management team on key planning issues and business decisions.
A new position at Catalent Pharma Solutions (Somerset, NJ), Director of Environmental Health and Safety for Printed Components Business, will be filled by Robert Romance.
Working in the regulatory affairs sector in areas such as wound care, vaccine, and pharmaceutical manufacturing, Elizabeth Vincent will use her past experience in her new position as Regulatory Affairs Manager for Trac Services (Camborne, England).
Twenty five years of experience in clinical research and business development has landed Art Ziegler a job as Vice President of Business Development for Prologue Research (Columbus, OH) where he will develop and implement marketing and sales initiatives, and push for the company's services within oncology research and in other business areas.
Woodley Equipment (Lancashire, UK) has made two new additions to its team with the appointment of David Wood as Medical Electronics Manager and Joanne Platt as Customer Service Representative.
With a background of 25 years in international financial experience and 10 of those years being spent in the biotechnology industry, Hervé Duchesne de Lamotte was chosen to become ExonHit Therapeutic's (Paris, France) new Chief Financial Officer.
Frontage (Exton, PA) has made several additions to its team, including the appointment of Samir Ghodbane, PhD, to the General Manager of CMC services and CTM manufacturing; Daniel Tang, PhD, as Vice President of DMPK and bioassay for China operations; and Ron Connolly as Senior Vice President of business development.
Filling the role of Vice President of Strategic Alliances for Kforce (Tampa, FL) due to a promotion, Mark Lanfear will become responsible for leading client relationship management and development efforts, as well as forging the partnership strategy for multinational expansion.
After serving as senior vice president of sales and marketing for Brecon Pharmaceutical's (Valley Forge, PA) AmerisourceBergen Packaging Group sister company, Anderson Packaging (Rockford, IL), Peter Belden will now become Brecon's new Managing Director.
Vetter executives, along with Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization and Economic Development executives, dedicate Vetter's new facility in suburban Chicago.