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BioClinica Names Mukhtar Ahmed as eClinical President

Technology and Industry Leader to Head eClinical Business Unit

April 20, 2015

BioClinica®, Inc., a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider, today announced that Mukhtar Ahmed, a recognized business leader within the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors, will join BioClinica on April 20th as President of its Global eClinical Business Unit.

Mr. Ahmed most recently served as Global Vice President at Oracle Corporation responsible for growing Global Consulting Services and leading the Life Sciences business toward transformative cloud platforms, big data solutions and digital medicine. During a career spanning more than 25 years in the healthcare research industry, Mr. Ahmed has held senior executive positions with multinational Contract Research Organizations and clinical informatics companies including Kendle, Parexel and Medidata.

"Mukhtar has an exemplary track record delivering significant business benefits and operational growth strategies within the clinical technology sector," BioClinica CEO John Hubbard said. "He has a deep understanding of our business and eClinical customers, making him the right leader to drive new levels of innovation and value in clinical development."

"BioClinica is an industry leader with a comprehensive product platform and technology-enabled services, and I look forward to expanding on this success," Ahmed said. "I'm honored and excited to take on a new role with an organization that has built a reputation for innovation and customer focus."

Mr. Ahmed is an industry advisor to a number of start-ups and mid-range private equity companies and is currently a board advisor for a European laboratory company. He has previously held board-level, non-executive posts with National Health Service primary care and strategic health trusts in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Ahmed is routinely an industry speaker on topics including scientific innovation, strategic outsourcing, business change management, and medical device and clinical technologies. He earned degrees including a B.S. in Applied Systems and an M.S. in Neurological Imaging from Brunel University, as well as an MBA and post graduate diploma in Computer Science from Buckinghamshire University College.

BioClinica will host its annual Trial Blazers Customer Conference in the Orlando, Florida area on May 5 and 6. Follow BioClinica on the Trial Blazers blog at http://www.bioclinica.com/blog, and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bioclinica.

About Bioclinica

Bioclinica is a global life sciences solution provider that utilizes science and technology to bring clarity to clinical trials – helping companies to develop new life-improving therapies more efficiently and safely. Successful clinical trials require the ability to see key details and uncover hidden insights, and Bioclinica’s hundreds of experienced scientific, medical, and domain experts bring unmatched insight across the development lifecycle, from the initial protocol to post-approval.  The company’s cloud-based offerings include medical imaging; cardiac safety; clinical adjudication; randomization and trial supply management and optimization; electronic and eSource data capture; site payments and forecasting; pharmacovigilance; trial management; and risk-based monitoring solutions. A true multifaceted partner to trial sponsors and Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Bioclinica offers an integrated App xChange partner ecosystem, a global network of research sites, patient recruitment services, and post-approval research expertise to provide committed, detail-focused service through all stages of drug development.  The company’s thousands of employees serve more than 400 pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device organizations – including all of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies and leading CROs – through a network of offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Learn more about Bioclinica and our Clinical Adjudication and other offerings at www.Bioclinica.com and in the Bioclinica Blog. Follow the latest company news and happenings on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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