Worldwide Clinical Trials has announced the appointment of Karen Nowatkoski as vice president of Clinical Operations, Site Management. The role will involve partnering closely with senior leadership across the company to support Worldwide’s business strategy and goals. Nowatkoski will oversee and provide global management for the team of Clinical Operations Directors and Managers, as well as Clinical Research Associates.
Nowatkoski brings a wealth of experience in process/system development and implementation, global project management and delivery, business development and pricing support. Prior to joining Worldwide, Nowatkoski held senior clinical operations jobs within top CROs. Among her many responsibilities were collaborating and directing teams in clinical operations management, site management and clinical monitoring.
“We are delighted to welcome Karen to the team. She is a collaborative leader with a clear sense of where we need to go, with an action-oriented mindset,” said Jeffrey Zucker, SVP, Clinical Operations Site Management & Trial Optimization at Worldwide. “She is a well-known industry expert, experienced in change management, which is required when working within our dynamic industry, and is also well versed in every facet of site management. I am confident in Karen’s ability to help us continue to build and lead a site management organization that empowers our people to be successful and consistently delight our customers.”
Commenting on her new role, Nowatkoski said: “I am honored and delighted to take on this new role. The collective expertise and passion the team brings to their roles every day is impressive and unlike anything I’ve seen elsewhere in the industry. I’m very much looking forward to working with them to make a real, positive difference to the future of the company and our customers.”