London, UK, and Wilmington, NC, US, March 25, 2013: Chiltern International Limited
(Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), announces the promotions of
Stuart McGuire and Jim Szymecek.
“I am pleased to announce the promotion of Stuart McGuire to the position of Vice
President, Global Business Development, and Jim Szymeczek to the position of Vice
President, Global Information Technology and Systems,” stated Jim Esinhart, CEO,
Chiltern. “Their leadership and depth of experience strengthens Chiltern’s mission of
delivering high quality, innovative and responsive services to meet our clients’ needs.”
Stuart McGuire has been with Chiltern for more than 12 years and has led the global
business development team since 2009. Chiltern has experienced significant growth and
expanded efforts in terms of growth in the number of Business Development staff servicing
our clients and the development of our strategic partnerships. Stuart will also join Chiltern’s
Group Executive Board and is based in Slough, UK.
Jim Szymeczek has more than 22 years of data and analytical science experience and joined
Chiltern in 2006. In Jim’s new role, he will oversee and provide strategy for the global IT
team in its three structural areas: IT Operations, Clinical Systems and Commercial Systems.
Additionally, Jim will be involved with technology related partnerships and sponsor
activities. Jim is based in Wilmington, NC, US.
Established in 1982, Chiltern is a leading global clinical CRO with extensive experience in
the management of Phase I-IV clinical trials across a broad range of therapeutic areas,
functional service provision and contract staffing solutions. Chiltern has conducted trials in
more than 40 countries, employs more than 1,500 people globally and offers services in
Early Phase, Global Clinical Development, Late Phase, Biometrics, Medical and Regulatory
Affairs and Resourcing Solutions. Chiltern prides itself as a development partner that offers
flexibility, responsiveness and quality delivery. Further information is available at:
For More Information Contact:
Natalie Chong, Marketing Director
Chiltern International Ltd.
171 Bath Road
Slough, Berkshire SL1 4AA, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1753 512 000
Susan Ojanen, Marketing Executive
Chiltern International Inc.
1241 Volunteer Parkway, Suite 950
Bristol, TN 37620, USA
Tel: +1 (423) 968 9533