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STUART, FL. April 27, 2022 -
Linical Americas, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) for full-service drug development, announced Clareece West has joined as Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations. Ms. West will lead the organization’s sales, marketing, and proposals groups to drive growth in market share, expand strategic partnerships, and spearhead the integrated commercial success of the organization.
Ms. West possesses over 15 years of executive leadership experience including global clinical operations, regulatory, data management, safety, change management, international sales, proposals and marketing, M&A, P&L and restructuring expertise. She has worked in global leadership positions at a health technology organization and two large CROs; successfully working cross-functionally with operational project teams along with HR, finance, IT, and quality while building large business development teams and exceeding corporate sales goals. Her background in laboratory medicine operations has provided a strong foundation for her business success.
Prior to joining Linical, Ms. West worked at Cardinal Health, a Fortune 15 organization where she was the General Manager/Vice President for the Regulatory Science service provider business unit within the Specialty Solutions division and United Health Group, a Top 10 Fortune 500 organization within the Ingenix/i3 business unit. She has also worked at small to mid-sized organizations, helping them achieve growth goals and exit strategies.
“Clareece is an industry veteran and an outstanding addition to our leadership team. She will be pivotal in driving the future growth of the organization,” said Vita Lanoce, CEO of Linical Americas. “Clareece’s strategic approach, passion for the industry, and her dedication to partnering with our clients to meet their needs make her a great fit in expanding our business.”
Ms. West recently served on the American Red Cross (Greater Kansas City Northwest Missouri) Board of Directors and was active as the Vice President of the Healthcare Business Women Association Board of Directors (Kansas City Region). She also sat on the Board of Directors for Voxello, a medical technology company. Ms. West is an active Drug Information Association (DIA) and Society of Clinical Data Management (SCDM) member. Her Bachelor of Science degree is in Biology from Missouri Western State University.
Linical is a public, mid-sized Contract Research Organization headquartered in Japan with a significant presence across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Linical provides the full spectrum of drug development services from early stage to large-scale, multinational studies. Our areas of focus include Phase I-IV studies in oncology, infectious disease, and CNS. Rather than be all things to the market, this intentional design allows us to provide our clients the right size, right reach, and right team.