Evalueserve Appoints Dr Alain M Cahen as Global Head of Life Sciences and Healthcare Business Unit

Jun 09, 2016, 12:34 ET from Evalueserve

ZÜRICH and SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

An industry leader who will define and launch a new generation of products and services to support the digital healthcare market

Dr Alain M Cahen joined Evalueserve on June 1, 2016, as the global business unit head of its life sciences and healthcare division. Alain brings with him 20 years of industry experience in life sciences and laboratory services, gained through positions of increasing responsibility held at Novartis, Abbott, and Unilabs. Most recently, he was a board member and an independent consultant involved in advising life sciences and healthcare executives, start-ups, and companies.

Alain will lead Evalueserve's life sciences and healthcare BU with a mission to expand and grow its business and implement its digital strategy. "I am excited to be joining Marc and his team in a global services company at the forefront and interface of digitalization and medicine," he said. "Linking Evalueserve's unique capabilities with the needs of the life sciences and healthcare sector is an intriguing, future-oriented business model that I am looking forward to being part of."

"The life sciences and healthcare sector is a key industry for Evalueserve, and we are thrilled to have Alain, with his background and experience, join Evalueserve's executive management team," CEO Marc Vollenweider said. "He brings the right skills to lead this business into the next generation."

Alain graduated from the University of Basel Medical School, Switzerland, and started his career as a medical doctor at the Department of General Surgery, Cantonal Hospital, Chur, Switzerland. He then moved on to join the pharmaceutical industry, where he worked for Sandoz/Novartis in the US and at the Headquarters in Basel. With the launch of HUMIRA® he was hired by Abbott International, where he was responsible for the Specialty Care division and strategic marketing. At Unilabs, he became the managing director Switzerland and Italy with its 900 employees and nearly 40 sites and a member of the group executive committee. He is a board certified specialist in Pharmaceutical Medicine (FMH) and holds an Executive MBA degree from the University of Rochester (US).

About Evalueserve  

Evalueserve is a global professional services provider offering research, analytics, and data management services. We are powered by mind+machine - a unique combination of human expertise and best-in-class technologies that use smart algorithms to simplify key tasks. This approach enables us to design and manage processes that can generate and harness insights on a large scale, significantly cutting costs and timescales and helping businesses that partner with us to overtake the competition.

For more information about Evalueserve, visit http://www.evalueserve.com

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