CARY, N.C., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cetero Research, the leading early-stage contract research organization (CRO), today announced the appointment of James "Jay" Dixon to Senior Vice President, Quality and Compliance. Dixon has spent more than 25 years in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and CRO industries, and will bring his extensive experience to support Cetero's objective of maintaining its market leadership position.
At Cetero, Dixon will lead the Quality and Compliance team, ensuring that Cetero's unwavering commitment to quality provides its clients with the most dependable and accurate results.
"We are thrilled to have someone of Jay's caliber joining the Cetero team," said CEO Troy W. McCall, Ph.D. "Cetero considers quality and compliance to be the utmost priority. Jay's qualifications and background will undoubtedly help raise Cetero's benchmark for quality to an unprecedented new level."
Dixon's career has focused on clinical (GCP), preclinical (GLP), manufacturing (GMP) quality, medical operations and analytical chemistry. Dixon most recently led the quality and compliance efforts for MedImmune, LLC, as Vice President of GxP Quality Compliance. Prior to that, he was at Covance Central Laboratory Services as Vice President of Global Quality Assurance and Business Process Improvement – Six Sigma.
"Quality, safety and consistency are more important than ever in our industry," Dixon said. "I am committed to building upon Cetero's reputation as the leader in early-stage clinical research and to further improving on our record of high-quality performance and reliability."
Prior to his work at Covance, Dixon also held quality-focused leadership positions at Abbott Laboratories, Inc., Triangle Pharmaceuticals (now Gilead Sciences),
|SOURCE Cetero Research|
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