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ClinTec International

has appointed

Carlos Palacios

as the company’s new Regional Manager for Spain and Portugal.  

Carrie Carpenter

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services 


Nicole Dalessandro

the following new hires:

Alisa Adler

joins as Clinical Trial Assistant, Germany;

Lisa Flanigan

joins as Receptionist;

Tim Hoos

, Senior Manager, Business Development Operations;

Andy Knowlton

, Senior CRA Manager;

Karin Koenig

, Research Associate;

Christine Malach

, Regulatory Specialist II;

Lora Morris

, Clinical Research Coordinator I;

Jennie Pegram

as In-House Clinical Research Associate, and

Linda Roth

joins as Study Manager I.  

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services

announces the following promotions:



has been promoted to Associate Director, Clinical Monitoring Training & Development;

Nicole Dalessandro

to Clinical Research Coordinator II;

Hadley Decker

Kyra Graham


Hadley Decker

Director, Study Management Training & Development;

Kyra Graham

to Senior Study Coordinator;

Irina Maar

 to Clinical Trial Assistant, Germany, and

Miranda Sheeks

to Manager, Study Coordination.  


announced that

Richard Pilnik

has been named chairman. In 2015, he joined the Chiltern board of directors and has made significant contributions to the company’s strategy and future direction. Pilnik replaces Nick Thornton, the current chairman.  

Miranda Sheeks


announced that

Bruce Stouffer

has joined as executive director of immunochemistry in the  PPD Laboratories’ bioanalytical lab. Stouffer previously served as director of analytical and bioanalytical development for Bristol-Myers Squibb.   The

International Biomedical Research Alliance

, a non-profit organization which provides programming and funding support for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program, announced that

Harold Varmus, MD

, is joining the Alliance’s board of directors. Dr. Varmus, co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes, stepped down as director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 2015; previously, he served as president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and as director of the NIH. He is currently the Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine at the Meyer Cancer Center of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and a senior associate at the New York Genome Center.  

Almac Group

has appointed

Kevin Reid

to the position of Vice President of Corporate Marketing. Most recently he held the lead marketing position with BDO Ireland.  

BBK Worldwide

has appointed

Matthew Kibby

as President and Chief Innovation Officer. Kibby has held a variety of senior positions in his 19-year tenure with the company and most recently led the company’s tech innovation and product development groups.    

Business News


ClinTec International

has expanded with the opening of two new offices in Spain.  


, a Chapel Hill-based full-service contract research organization, announced that it has donated $28,000 to the March of Dimes.  

INC Research

announced a new office in Osaka, Japan to join 19 additional offices throughout the Asia/Pacific region, including another Japan office in the Shinagawa ward in Tokyo.    




announced that PPD researchers earned the PharmaTimes International Clinical Team of the Year honor in the 2016 competition.  

PAREXEL International

has been named Company of the Year – Pharmaceuticals in the 14th Annual American Business Awards. The judges awarded PAREXEL a Gold Stevie® Award and recognized the Company’s investments in innovation and expanded capabilities across the drug development continuum in 2015 as specifics for the accolade.  


, a full-service CRO, was recently honored as part of the clinical trial team for the LEAD Trial: Randomized Trial of Peanut Consumption in Infants at Risk for Peanut Allergy. The study was named the David Sackett Trial of the Year by the Society for Clinical Trials in May 2016.  

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