NEWS1 July 2010

Cegedim Strategic Data appoints global research director

Europe People

FRANCE— Cegedim Strategic Data (CSD) has appointed Anne-Marie Masquelier as global medical research director where she will oversee the firm’s medical research activities.

Masquelier, a doctor specialising in endocrinology, who moved into the business side of the healthcare industry with senior management roles at biotech companies Genethon, GenoSafe, Aster-Cephac and MDS Pharma Services.

At Cegedim she will be responsible for developing the firm’s medical research activities and strategies, which include clinical, observational and epidemiological studies.

She will also manage and reinforce the firm’s research teams in France, Germany, Spain, China, Japan, the US and the UK.

Cegedim Strategic Data CEO Bruno Sarfati said: “I am delighted to welcome Anne-Marie to CSD. Her medical expertise and vast management experience in pharmaceutical, clinical and biotech organisations is ideal for the future development of CSD’s global medical research offer.”