January 2009

Medidata Files IPO

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Despite the troubled economy, the struggling eClinical industry and operating losses totaling $38 million, eClinical company Medidata filed an initial public offering in an effort to raise $86 million. The number of shares and share price for the offering have not yet been determined.

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Datatrak CEO Steps Down

Friday, January 23, 2009

After 17 years with the eClinical company, Jeffrey Green has stepped down as CEO of struggling Datatrak in order to pursue “other opportunities,” the company announced Thursday.

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Parexel Names New CIO

Friday, January 16, 2009

Josephine Hoppe has joined contract research organization (CRO) Parexel as corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO). Hoppe will handle Parexel’s IT initiatives and manage the integration of technology solutions with global business processes. Prior to joining Parexel, Hoppe was the CIO of Pegasystems, a business process management company.

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