BOSTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, announced today it has appointed Josephine Hoppe as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO). Ms. Hoppe is responsible for managing the Company's information technology (IT) initiatives and integrating technology solutions with business processes on a global basis.
Prior to joining PAREXEL, Ms. Hoppe was the CIO of Pegasystems, a business process management company, where she was responsible for designing and building a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise solutions. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President and CIO of CMGI and as CIO of Addison Wesley Longman.
"PAREXEL's unique position as both the leading eClinical solutions provider, through our subsidiary Perceptive Informatics, and as one of the world's largest users of these technologies is an important differentiator in the value we are able to deliver to clients," said Josef von Rickenbach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PAREXEL International. "In this regard, we look forward to Jo's innovation and leadership in helping PAREXEL to achieve the strategic information management objectives of the Company and its clients. She has a proven track record of achievements in the successful development and deployment of IT systems for critical business operations."
Ms. Hoppe commented, "I'm proud to join PAREXEL, which is clearly a leader in combining clinical and technology capabilities. I look forward to working with the worldwide IT leadership and staff at PAREXEL to bring even greater efficiency and flexibility to technology-driven solutions that will significantly benefit our clients and employees."
With more than 20 years of experience in IT, software produ
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