BioClinica™, Inc., (NASDAQ: BIOC), a leading provider of clinical trial management services, today announced that it has appointed James W. Lovett to its Board of Directors, increasing the size of the Board to nine members.
Mr. Lovett, age 45, currently serves as General Counsel of Covance Inc., a NYSE-listed drug development company with more than 10,000 employees (“Covance”), and is responsible for global legal affairs, corporate governance, government relations, and corporate security for Covance. Mr. Lovett also serves as Secretary to the Covance Board of Directors and is a member of the Global Leadership Council, Covance’s executive committee. He also chairs the Covance Regulatory Leadership Team and co-chairs the Covance Enterprise Risk Council. Mr. Lovett joined Covance as General Counsel in 2001. In addition to his corporate staff responsibilities, Mr. Lovett has led Covance’s Nutritional Chemistry & Food Safety Services since 2008. During 2004-2005, Mr. Lovett also served as acting General Manager of Covance Interactive Voice Response Services.
Prior to joining Covance, Mr. Lovett was Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of FMC Corporation, a Fortune 500 manufacturing conglomerate (“FMC”). Before joining FMC, Mr. Lovett was a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery, in Chicago, Illinois, and an associate with Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, DC. Mr. Lovett is a member (previously Chair) of the Legal and Government Affairs Committee of the Association of Clinical Research Organizations. Mr. Lovett is also on the Board of Directors of Scholar Academies, a nonprofit network of charter schools in Philadelphia and Washington, DC.
Mr. Lovett’s education includes a J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude, and a B.A. in history from Northwestern University.
“With his depth of experience in the drug development industry, and his expertise in legal and regulatory affairs, we are confident that James Lovett will make significant contributions to our Board of Directors on behalf of all of our shareholders. As we continue to increase our footprint in the clinical trial management services industry, James’s insight and guidance will be crucial to our efforts,” said David E. Nowicki, Chairman of BioClinica.
About BioClinica, Inc.
BioClinica, Inc. is a leading global provider of integrated, technology-enhanced clinical trial management services. BioClinica supports pharmaceutical and medical device innovation with imaging core lab, internet image transport, electronic data capture, interactive voice and web response, Microsoft Office-Smart clinical trial management and clinical supply chain design and optimization solutions. BioClinica services maximize efficiency and manageability throughout all phases of the clinical trial process. With more than 20 years of experience and over 2,000 successful trials to date, BioClinica has supported the clinical development of many new medicines from early phase trials through final approval. BioClinica operates state-of-the-art, regulatory-body-compliant imaging core labs on two continents, and supports worldwide eClinical and data management services from offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.bioclinica.com.
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