September 27, 2016 11:19 PM ET

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Company Overview of MedAvante, Inc.

Company Overview

MedAvante, Inc. provides technology-enabled signal detection solutions in clinical trials of treatments for central nervous system disorders worldwide. Its solutions include Virgil Investigative Study Platform for site-based assessments; and MedAvante Central Ratings for live assessments by remote central clinicians. The company also provides scientific risk reduction services, such as rater qualification and training; central review, a monitoring service in which calibrated clinicians review selected assessments that were administered by site raters; and remote ratings, a customized solution that offers sponsors protection against bias and variability. MedAvante, Inc. was formerly known as ...

100 American Metro Boulevard

Suite 106

Hamilton, NJ 08619

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for MedAvante, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Co-Founder and President
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Information Technology
Age: 83
Senior Vice President of Global Science
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

MedAvante, Inc. Key Developments

MedAvante, Inc. Announces Board Appointments

MedAvante, Inc. announced two new members of its board of directors Richard F. Cimino, former Covance, Inc. EVP and group president of clinical development and commercialization services, and Nigel Brown, former Corporate vice president of business development and strategy at covance. Mr. Cimino and Dr. Brown join MedAvante at a critical time as the company continues to expand both its global presence and the range of therapeutic areas in which its VirgilĀ® Investigative Study Platform powers clinical trials. As former Covance leadership team executives and Contract Research Organization (CRO) veterans, their experience, clinical knowledge and strategic acumen will be critical as MedAvante consolidates its position as the leader in electronic source data (eSource). Mr. Cimino brings a wealth of experience in global clinical pharmacology, early clinical development, and Phase II-IV clinical development as well as in business development and strategic marketing. He served 11 years on the Covance Executive Committee, through 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Cimino worked for 20 years at Eastman Kodak, where he was instrumental in the digital transformation of Kodak's second-largest business, now Carestream Health Inc. He also acted as an independent director for BioClinica from 2005-2011. Dr. Brown is the current CEO of Princeton Healthcare Advisory LLC. Dr. Brown served for a decade as a member of the Executive Committee at Covance until 2015, where his responsibilities included M&A as well as licensing and strategic partnership deals. Before joining MedAvante's Board, Brown served the company as a senior adviser, providing counsel on its continuing improvements of electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA) administration in CNS studies. His contributions have helped improve the digital data capture functionality of the Virgil Investigative Study Platform.

MedaVante, Inc. Appoints Nigel Brown as Senior Advisor

MedAvante, Inc. announced that Dr. Nigel Brown, former Corporate Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Covance Inc., will serve as a senior advisor to the company. Dr. Brown will counsel MedAvante on continuing its progress in electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA) solutions that improve data quality in CNS studies, enhance the ability to detect a clinical signal and reduce burden for investigative sites. He is CEO of Princeton Healthcare Advisory LLC and recently completed a decade of service as a member of the Executive Committee at Covance, now a division of LabCorp Holdings. In that role Brown was responsible for M&A, licensing and strategic partnership deals, including a groundbreaking $2.2 Billion 10-year strategic alliance broadly regarded as the large and most creative partnership deal in the history of the contract research organization (CRO) sector. In his advisory capacity, Brown will work closely with MedAvante's senior leadership team.

MedAvante, Inc. Appoints Thomas Weir as Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Information Technology

MedAvante, Inc. announced the appointment of Thomas Weir, Jr. to a new position as Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Information Technology. Weir brings more than 28 years of senior level leadership experience as a technical and operations executive heading up global multi-discipline engineering teams delivering software-based or highly engineered products. Over his career, he has provided direction for product design and development as well as engineering process, technical services and supply chain support. Weir began his career at the Boeing Company in software and systems engineering for both defense and commercial platforms. As Senior Vice President of Technology at Sensitech Inc., he was responsible for operations and engineering for multi-facility divisions in US, China, Europe and South America. Prior to joining MedAvante, Weir served as Vice President of Global Engineering at MEI, where he led a globally distributed, multi-discipline engineering team.

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