17 June 2011 - Phlexglobal, the leading global support contract research organization for TMF and eTMF management and creator of the unique eTMF system PhlexEview, is pleased to announce the addition of Jerold Grupp as vice president, Phlexglobal Inc.
In addition to his role as vice president, Jerold will head up the organization's recently launched Philadelphia office which opened in May, in response to the exponential increase in demand for services in the United States and Canada. Jerold's appointment further strengthens Phlexglobal's rapidly expanding US operation.
A distinguished career in thepharmaceutical sector spanning 20 years has seen Jerold play a key role in the implementation and utilization of services including IVRS, CTMS, eTMF, EDC, EKG, centralized laboratory services and medical imaging at leading organizations including Johnson and Johnson, Schering-Plough, Medidata Solutions and ICON Central Laboratories.
Jerold said: "The launch of a large office on the East Coast signals how rapidly Phlexglobal has established itself as a major player in the North American market. I am excited by the opportunity to join and further develop this expanding force in the international clinical research arena."
Stella Donoghue, Phlexglobal managing director added: "We are delighted to announce Jerold's appointment to the position of Phlexglobal Inc. vice president.
"Jerold has remarkable experience and industry insight - having served both as an IT professional and as a leader in clinical operations, Jerold is uniquely placed to implement solutions which deliver quality, value and efficiency for our customers.
"The next few months will be an exciting time for Phlexglobal in the US,with a period of significant growth already scheduled, and more anticipated. Jerold will play a pivotal role in driving the company forwards."
Phlexglobal is a specialist global CRO which delivers unique trial master file support solutions to meet its clients' needs through its core services of records management consultancy, eTMF support (including PhlexEview), TMF quality control, scanning, training and archiving. It works across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, CRO and healthcare industries and counts 17 of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies amongst its clients.
For more information on Phlexglobal's range of services visit www.phlexglobal.com or contact Toni Lakin in our Philadelphia office at +1 (484) 324-7923