BioSpace Collaborative

Academic/Biomedical Research
News & Jobs
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login          Employers:  Register | Login  

NEWSLETTERS
Free Newsletters
Archive
My Subscriptions

NEWS
News by Subject
News by Disease
News by Date
PLoS
Search News
Post Your News
JoVE

CAREER NETWORK
Job Seeker Login
Most Recent Jobs
Search Jobs
Post Resume
Career Fairs
Career Resources
For Employers

HOTBEDS
Regional News
US & Canada
  Biotech Bay
  Biotech Beach
  Genetown
  Pharm Country
  BioCapital
  BioMidwest
  Bio NC
  BioForest
  Southern Pharm
  BioCanada East
  C2C Services & Suppliers™
Europe
Asia

DIVERSITY

PROFILES
Company Profiles

INTELLIGENCE
Research Store

INDUSTRY EVENTS
Research Events
Post an Event
RESOURCES
Real Estate
Business Opportunities

 News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our Industry eNewsletter FREE email:    
   

ICON Appoints Robert Howie as Chief Marketing Officer


1/14/2013 11:30:32 AM

Dublin, Ireland, 14th January, 2013 – ICON plc, (NASDAQ: ICLR; ISIN: IE0005711209), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that Robert L. Howie, Jr. has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer.

Howie is a seasoned executive with a strong background in marketing, business development, market research, publishing and communications. He joins ICON from Palladium Group, Inc., a management consultancy focused on strategy execution. Howie co-founded Palladium with Drs. Robert Kaplan and David Norton who are world-renowned for the creation of the Balanced Scorecard. In his role as Palladium’s Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer, Howie led the promotion of the Balanced Scorecard to its position as the dominant framework worldwide for executing organisational strategy. Prior to Palladium, Howie held senior management positions at ISS Corporation, DMR Group, Yankee Group, Exxon Office Systems and Houghton Mifflin Company. He holds baccalaureate and master’s degrees from Boston College.

“I’m delighted to welcome Rob to ICON,” commented Ciaran Murray, CEO, ICON plc. “Rob has demonstrated exemplary marketing leadership and strategy execution in a variety of industries which will be of great benefit to ICON as we look to strengthen our competitive positioning. ICON’s brand is built around industry leading insight, world-class innovation and award-winning performance and I look forward to Rob helping us build on these foundations.”

About ICON plc

ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies. ICON currently has approximately 9,430 employees, operating from 82 locations in 40 countries.

Further information is available at www.iconplc.com

ICON Media Contact

Genevieve Tuck

Weber Shandwick

Tel: +44 (0)20 7067 0655

gtuck@webershandwick.com


Read at BioSpace.com

ICON
 
 

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES
 

//-->