PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Research Group plc (AIM: PRG) announces the appointment of W. Scott Keenen as its Vice President, Global Human Resources. Mr. Keenen will be responsible for setting the strategic direction and implementing activities related to maximizing the effectiveness of Premier Research's people and organization in alignment with the company's business strategy.
Dr. Troy McCall, COO, commented: "We are very pleased to have someone of Scott's caliber join our Global Executive Management team. As an already proven internal business partner to global services organizations, he will help us achieve success through the continued attraction of top talent, ongoing development of current staff, and implementation of global processes that ensure we maintain significant focus on what's most important to our company - our people."
Mr. Keenen has 26 years of domestic and international experience across a diverse group of industries including Energy, Technology, Telecommunications and Professional Services. He has demonstrated a successful track record of HR leadership in complex, global, multi-facility, customer focused organizations. Most recently, Mr. Keenen was Global Director Human Resource for inCode Telecom where he executed the HR strategy to grow the organization from less than 200 employees in North America to a global company with over 400 employees in 11 countries. He was responsible for integrating acquisitions and implementing efficiency-enhancing employee recruiting and retention practices. Prior to inCode, Mr. Keenen held positions of increasing responsibility starting as a Field Engineer and moving to HR after cross functional assignments in sales and internal auditing for Schlumberger Ltd. Mr. Keenen received his MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and a BS in Physics from Bates College in Lewiston, ME.
About Premier Research
Premier Research is a leading solutions-driven CRO leveraging our commitment to therapeutic focus and scientific expertise to deliver clinical trial services of the highest quality for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. They are leader in clinical research for Analgesia, CNS, Infectious Disease, and Oncology and have a wealth of experience in medical device and pediatric research. Premier Research has 29 offices and operates in more than 30 countries across Europe and North America. They employ a strong international network of monitors and project management professionals combined with regulatory, data management, statistical, scientific and medical experts, and staff at well-established network of dedicated clinical sites.
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