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Updated employee announcements, business news, awards, and recognition in the industry today.

People News

PAREXEL, announced the appointments of Robert Iser, Vice President of Regulatory Consulting Service; Dr. Bob (Bhardwaj) Desai, Vice President of Consulting, Technical (Oncology); and Dr. Chang Lee, Vice President of Consulting, APAC who were former consulting executives from the FDA and oncology industry.

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, a full-service CRO has welcomed John Adams and Alex Almond

as Director, Regulatory Affairs and Senior Director, Business Development-Real World Evidence, respectively, and to announce the promotion of Matthew Hodskins to Director, Consulting Business Development.

Bioclinica, a provider of clinical trial services, has appointed David Herron as the company’s next CEO, effective January 2, 2018. This follows the planned retirement of current CEO, John Hubbard, PhD, who will remain as a non-Executive Director on the Bioclinica Board.

CluePoints, a provider of RBM and Data Quality Oversight solutions, has announced two new appointments, Nick Borders and Rob Estrella to strengthen its business development team and increase the company’s client base.


The Federal Association of CROs announced the election of their new Executive Board. Martin Krauss was elected to serve as President, Ralf Freese from CTC North GmbH & Co. KG was appointed Vice President, and also joining the Board is Dr. Yvonne Rollinger, the Managing Director of OmniComm Europe GmbH.

SCORR Marketing, a global health science marketing and communications firm, has promoted nine members of its team. April Roggasch has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer; Brook Pierce to Senior Director of Creative Services and Internal Marketing; Drake Sauer to Art Director; Carrie Whiting to Human Resources Director; Steph Todd to Director of Production and Sourcing; Kate Covalt to Senior Program Manager; Tess Dugan and Kacia Hughett to Program Manager and Dallas Bacon to Executive Assistant to the Chief Marketing Officer (all pictured below).














Business News

The Society for Clinical Research Sites announced that CPi Global CRO has joined the organization as a Global Impact Partner.

Worldwide Clinical Trials has been recognized by Medidata, a global provider of cloud-based solutions and data analytics, with the first annual Medidata Accelerator Award which recognizes a CRO that demonstrates a commitment to helping customers drive clinical success as well as promotes acceleration of clinical trial execution.

Greenphire, a provider of financial technology for clinical trials, launched a podcast series, Clinical Finance Optimized hosted by Greenphire’s Chief Financial Officer, Sue Vestri.

Rho, a full-service CRO, has been named a winner of the 2017 Family Business Award by the Triangle Business Journal. The award recognizes multigenerational, family-owned, as well as closely held businesses in the Triangle for overall excellence, innovation, ethics, philanthropy, and contribution to the strength of the region.