Richard Koenig Joins Rho as Vice President of Operations

Chapel Hill, NC – (July 15, 2013) – Richard Koenig joins Rho today as vice president of operations, bringing close to 30 years of operations management and clinical development experience. Mr. Koenig's most recent position was vice president, operations for ClinStar, LLC, located in Durham, NC. 

"Richard's vast management experience at well-respected North Carolina-based companies in our industry made him an ideal candidate," said Laura Helms Reece, Dr. P.H., chief executive officer for Rho. "We look forward to Richard's contribution to our management team and to utilizing his expertise to continue Rho's 30-year track record of providing an exceptional customer experience to both our commercial and federal clients," added Dr. Helms Reece.

In his position with Rho, Mr. Koenig will lead a growing team of research professionals, including principal investigators, clinical research associates, data managers, biostatisticians, statistical programmers, project and program managers, and others. The addition of Mr. Koenig represents a continued commitment by Rho to attract and retain the highest caliber employees in the field of clinical research and development. 

About Rho

Rho, a privately-held, contract research organization (CRO) located in Chapel Hill, NC, provides a full range of clinical research services across the entire drug development process. For more than 25 years, Rho has been a trusted partner to some of the industry's leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies as well as academic and government organizations. Our commitment to excellence, our innovative technologies, and our therapeutic expertise accelerate time to market, maximize returns on investment, and lead to an exceptional customer experience. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter.