ClinX Companies Appoint Former CenterWatch COO, Joan Chambers, as Vice President of Marketing and Strategy
Quincy, MA, August 6, 2018 – ClinX is pleased to announce the appointment of former CenterWatch COO, Joan Chambers, as Vice President of Marketing and Strategy for ClinEdge, BTC Network, and GuideStar Research.
Ms. Chambers is an influential, hands-on executive who brings over 20 years of experience in the life sciences sector to the ClinX companies. Her prior experience includes leading and supporting growth at several organizations in the research industry by driving vision, implementing management strategy, and overseeing teams within operational leadership. Ms. Chambers’ experience with content, marketing, strategy, and sales in this industry will allow her to lead ClinEdge, BTC Network, and GuideStar Research forward. As an addition to ClinX’s customer-focused marketing and sales teams, Ms. Chambers will refine offerings to help clients solve key business problems.
“The ClinX companies are in the perfect position in the clinical trials industry with their patient- and site-first mentality. I am excited to be a part of organizations that are rapidly changing and disrupting patient recruitment and research site operational challenges,” said Ms. Chambers. “I believe these three organizations offer a wide range of valuable services that industry stakeholders need to succeed in the clinical research enterprise while also keeping the patient’s voice and interest at top of mind. I am thrilled to share my extensive experience with the ClinX team, to be part of their future growth and success, and to continue to be a passionate and driven industry leader.”
When announcing Ms. Chambers’ hiring, ClinEdge, BTC Network, and Guidestar President, Christian Burns, explained how the move aligns with the organizations’ strategic goals for 2018. “We have made several hires in early to mid-2018 to bring the very best in consulting and management services to our clients. Those clients can look forward to the remainder of this year, and into 2019, with optimism knowing that they have a partner in our organizations who stands ready to take them where they need to go.”
Prior to joining ClinX, Ms. Chambers has led a rich career. Her previous roles include: Senior Strategic Advisor at SCORR Marketing, a marketing and communications firm; COO at CenterWatch, a leading global publishing company providing clinical trials information for industry professionals and patients; Senior Director of Marketing and Operations, Publications for Cambridge Healthtech Institute; Director of Strategic Marketing and Development for Tufts CSDD, Tufts University; and other positions held for Thomson Reuters and Parexel.
ClinEdge, BTC Network, and GuideStar Research are the affiliated companies that comprise ClinX. Together, the companies provide a full range of clinical and outsourced business services to clinical research institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and CROs. The companies include: two global networks of research clinics; consulting and financial management services; and a patient recruitment and retention division. With extensive experience over 300 different medical indications representing all therapeutic areas, the three companies have helped clients successfully conduct thousands of clinical studies over the last several years. Each of the companies’ units work together to streamline clinical research operations, minimize enrollment timelines, and overall, help the clinical research industry thrive.
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