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November 15, 2018

Applied Clinical Trials

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

People News

Quanticate, a global data-focused CRO, has appointed Deepu Joseph as the company's Global Head and VP of Clinical Data Management and has also appointed Dr Sundar Ramamoorthy as the company's Senior VP and Head of India.

Clinipace, a full-service CRO, has named industry executive John Cargill as its Chief Commercial Officer and announces that Hampton Corley has become the company’s new Vice President, business development, clinical analytics.

Cenduit LLC announced that biopharma industry executive Cindie Kazmer has joined the company as Senior Director of Project Management, with line management responsibility for U.S. operations in North America.

CROMSOURCE, an international CRO, announced the appointment of its Regulatory Services Department Director, David R. Dills, and the expansion of its Regulatory Services portfolio.

Certara, a provider of drug development, regulatory science, market access, and real-world evidence solutions, announced that Craig Rayner, PharmD, MBA, Senior Vice President, integrated drug development with Certara Strategic Consulting, has been awarded the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award for the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University.

BioIVT, a provider of research models and services for drug and diagnostic development, announced that it has appointed Alan Findlater to the newly-created role of Chief Commercial Officer.

Medidata announced that it has appointed Dr. Maria Rivas to its Board of Directors.She is the first woman Medidata has appointed to the company’s board as part of the fulfillment of its 2020 Women on Boards initiative pledge, which aims to have 20% female membership by 2020.

WuXi Biologics, an open-access biologics technology platform company, announced Dr. Chris Chen, Chief Executive Officer of WuXi Biologics, has been appointed by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering to serve on the International Board of Directors for a two-year term.

Rho, a full-service CRO, announced that Principal Programmer/Analyst and Statistical Programming Operational Service Lead Kristen Harrington, has been appointed to President of SESUG.

PAREXEL International, a provider of global biopharmaceutical services, announced the appointment of new members to the Board of Directors. These individuals include Josef von Rickenbach, Chairman of the Board, PAREXEL, Jamie Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, PAREXEL, Göran Ando, M.D., Senior Advisor, EW Healthcare Partners, Kyle Armbrester, Chief Executive Officer, Signify Health, Bob Ellis, Independent Director, John Halsted, Managing Partner, Pamplona Capital Management,Maykin Ho, Ph.D., Venture Partner, Qiming Venture Partners, and David Werry, Vice President and Head of Transformation, Aetna.

Exostar, a provider of access management and secure cloud solutions,announced that Stuart Itkin has joined the company as Vice President of Product Management. 

 

Business News

Almac Group, a global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization, announced the successful inspection of Almac Pharma Services (Ireland) at its European campus in Dundalk, Ireland, by the Health Products Regulatory Authority.

Rho, a full-service CRO, is part of a newly published study that is helping medical professionals better understand pediatric heart transplantation. For this study, Rho was the full-function Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center, providing support for statistical analysis, safety monitoring, data management, clinical monitoring, as well as supporting study protocol and manuscript development.

Quanticate, a global data-focused CRO, has announced that it has expanded into the Mumbai area with the opening of a new office.

BBK Worldwide partnered with the American Brain Tumor Association to host their regional meeting at BBK’s corporate offices on November 3, 2018.

Clinerion, a provider of Real-World Data Solutions, is moving to new offices in Basel, Switzerland.

Health and wellness communications agency Havas Lynx, announced that it has launched a new agency, Havas Lynx Faze, that will be led by Mark Evansand dedicated to trial patient recruitment.

Rho, a full-service CRO, was recently honored for a fifth time with the 2018 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success.

 

Recognition

Almac Group, a global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization, announced that it has received a renewal of its GMP/GDP certification following the successful regulatory inspection by the Health Sciences Authority of its facility in Singapore.  

 

Awards

Syneos Health, a biopharmaceutical solutions organization, announced that it was awarded the Society for Clinical Research Sites Eagle Award in the CRO category for the second consecutive year.

Rho, a full-service CRO, announced that the Triangle Business Journal has named the company a winner of its Fast 50 Award which honors the area's most dynamic, growing privately held companies.

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