NEWTOWN, Pa., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioClinica®, Inc., a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider today announced that in response to tremendous growth it has made two strategic new hires, one in product development and another in business operations. Joining the eClinical leadership team are Andrew Masters, Senior Vice President of Global Product Development and Technology, and Angelo Stortini, Senior Vice President, Business Operations.
"We're experiencing significant growth in our eClinical business having posted record bookings last year and the first half of 2015 and we're continuing on this growth trajectory," said BioClinica eClinical President Mukhtar Ahmed. "Expanding our leadership team with knowledgeable and talented individuals like Andrew and Angelo will continue to elevate our position in the industry."
Andrew Masters was most recently vice president of global strategic innovation at PPD where he led new business model development for mobile, data simulation and other technologies including Preclarus™ award-winning analytics. In his new role, Masters will lead product development and technology services for BioClinica's eClinical business. "Andrew will help us to evolve our existing product suite and transition to our next generation cloud and patient-centered analytics platform," Ahmed said. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Masters previously held technology and leadership roles with DHL Express, Avnet, MCI Worldcom, and Lenovo where he led the consolidation and retirement of 9,000 worldwide legacy applications and related business processes. Masters, who has an MBA from Duke University, began his technology career with the U.S. Navy in Naval research.
Angelo Stortini brings 30 years of business operations and professional services organization leadership to his new role at BioClinica. "Angelo will help us to optimize our business operations and processes across all eClinical divisions and provide an operating business infrastructure to grow our product and service lines," Ahmed said. Most recently Stortini was senior vice president at roundCorner, a cloud CRM provider, and prior to this was senior practice director for Oracle's global safety practice within the life sciences and healthcare business. Stortini has also held senior management positions with Siebel Systems, IBM, and Digital Equipment Corporation. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from LaSalle University and a Juris Doctor from Delaware Law School.
"BioClinica continues to strengthen our eClinical leadership team and both Andrew and Angelo will play key leadership roles as we expand our product portfolio and professional services capabilities," Ahmed said.
About BioClinica, Inc.
BioClinica is a specialty clinical trials services provider that improves the development of new medical therapies by delivering expertise and technologies that enhance clinical research data and analytics, worldwide. The company offers industry-leading medical imaging services, enterprise eClinical technologies, patient recruitment and retention, clinical research centers and cardiovascular safety solutions that bring quality and efficiency to every phase of clinical development. BioClinica's experience spans three decades and includes thousands of studies in all therapeutic areas. The company serves more than 400 pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device organizations – including all of the top 20 – through a network of offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.bioclinica.com.
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