Chiltern International Ltd. Announces the Promotions of Stuart Mcguire and Jim Szymeczek

London, UK, and Wilmington, NC, US, March 25, 2013: Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), announces the promotions of Stuart McGuire and Jim Szymecek.

"I am pleased to announce the promotion of Stuart McGuire to the position of Vice President, Global Business Development, and Jim Szymeczek to the position of Vice President, Global Information Technology and Systems," stated Jim Esinhart, CEO, Chiltern. "Their leadership and depth of experience strengthens Chiltern's mission of delivering high quality, innovative and responsive services to meet our clients' needs."

Stuart McGuire has been with Chiltern for more than 12 years and has led the global business development team since 2009. Chiltern has experienced significant growth and expanded efforts in terms of growth in the number of Business Development staff servicing our clients and the development of our strategic partnerships. Stuart will also join Chiltern's Group Executive Board and is based in Slough, UK.

Jim Szymeczek has more than 22 years of data and analytical science experience and joined Chiltern in 2006. In Jim's new role, he will oversee and provide strategy for the global IT team in its three structural areas: IT Operations, Clinical Systems and Commercial Systems. Additionally, Jim will be involved with technology related partnerships and sponsor activities. Jim is based in Wilmington, NC, US.

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About Chiltern:

Established in 1982, Chiltern is a leading global clinical CRO with extensive experience in the management of Phase I-IV clinical trials across a broad range of therapeutic areas, functional service provision and contract staffing solutions. Chiltern has conducted trials in more than 40 countries, employs more than 1,500 people globally and offers services in Early Phase, Global Clinical Development, Late Phase, Biometrics, Medical and Regulatory Affairs and Resourcing Solutions. Chiltern prides itself as a development partner that offers flexibility, responsiveness and quality delivery. Further information is available at:

For More Information Contact:

Natalie Chong, Marketing Director

Chiltern International Ltd.

171 Bath Road

Slough, Berkshire SL1 4AA, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1753 512 000

Email: [email protected]

Susan Ojanen, Marketing Executive

Chiltern International Inc.

1241 Volunteer Parkway, Suite 950

Bristol, TN 37620, USA

Tel: +1 (423) 968 9533

Email: [email protected]