Chiltern promotes new Vice President, Global Biometrics

May 30, 2013 - 

Global contract research organization, Chiltern, has just announced the promotion of Alecia Barbee to Vice President, Global Biometrics.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the promotion of Alecia Barbee from Executive Director of Biometrics to VP of Global Biometrics,” Jim Esinhart, CEO of Chilterns said. “In this role, Alecia will have global oversight of data managaement, data programming, biostatistics and e-clinical functions in Chiltern to provide the best-in-class and comprehensive biometrics solutions to our global client base.”

According to the company, Barbee has more than 20 years of CRO experience and joined Chiltern in 2006. Prior to this most recent promotion, Barbee was responsible for the oversight of all Biometrics activities in the US. Based in Wilmington, NC, she is a member of the Drug Information Association and the Society for Clinical Data Management.

“With Alecia’s long, highly successful track record within Chiltern and previously with other major CROs, I am proud to have Alecia represent Biometrics on our global operations management team,” Aize Smink, Chiltern’s COO said. “With her dedication and hands on approach, we will continue to differentiate Chiltern as a solid mid-sized alternative for our clients who prefer a more tailored approach to their strategic objectives.”

The company has also made some more significant personnel announcements as of late. Earlier this year, the company appointed a new Medical Director, as well as a new Director of Strategic Partnerships.

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