BioClinica names Mukhtar Ahmed as eClinical president
BioClinica, a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider, has announced that Mukhtar Ahmed, a recognized business leader within the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors, has joined BioClinica as president of its Global eClinical Business Unit.
Ahmed most recently was global vice president at Oracle, responsible for growing global consulting services and leading the life sciences business toward transformative cloud platforms, big data solutions and digital medicine. During a career spanning more than 25 years in the healthcare research industry, Ahmed has held senior executive positions with multinational CROs and clinical informatics companies including Kendle, Parexel and Medidata.
Ahmed is an industry advisor to a number of start-ups and mid-range private equity companies and currently is a board advisor for a European laboratory company. Previously, he held board-level, non-executive posts with National Health Service primary care and strategic health trusts in the U.K.