CINCINNATI, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ), a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today appointed Mark J. Roseman, D.Sc., as the Company's new Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. Dr. Roseman brings to Kendle more than 20 years of senior operations leadership and strategic account development experience in the clinical services industry and will have executive-level responsibility for the Company's worldwide sales and strategic partnership development efforts. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Candace Kendle, PharmD, and will serve on the Company's Executive Committee. Dr. Roseman assumes the Senior Vice President and CMO role from Simon Higginbotham who will transition to an external consulting role providing strategic marketing and business development support services for the Company.
"Mark brings to Kendle a wealth of operational experience and proven sales success in the CRO industry," said Dr. Kendle. "We look forward to his leadership as we drive continued growth in sales and strengthen Kendle's position as a multinational top-tier CRO and strategic partner of choice for our customers."
Dr. Roseman joins Kendle from i3 Research where he was Vice President, Business Operations. His experience includes nearly 13 years with PPD, Inc., where he served most recently as Vice President, Account Management, with responsibility for key customer accounts. Previously, Dr. Roseman was Vice President, Clinical Operations, for PPD responsible for all clinical operations activities in the Wilmington, N.C., and Research Triangle Park offices with oversight of more than 1,100 employees. In this role he provided leadership for the centralized study start-up group as well as the oncology, cardiovascular, anti-viral/anti-infectives, respiratory, ophthalmology, critical care and ge