inVentiv Health Appoints Andrew J. Suchoff Chief Human Resources Officer Overseeing a Global Workforce of 12,000
BURLINGTON, Mass. – September 10, 2013 – inVentiv Health, offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to the healthcare industry, announced today the appointment of Andrew J. Suchoff as Chief Human Resources Officer to oversee a workforce of 12,000 people in more than 40 countries around the globe.
Suchoff brings nearly 30 years of experience to the job, including about a decade overseas managing talent in London, Singapore and Geneva. He has built HR infrastructure to support rapid global growth, led integrations of key acquisitions, overseen dramatic cultural transformations and designed learning and development organizations recognized for excellence by Training magazine.
As the global HR leader of a high-growth company with 30,000 employees, Suchoff led large teams of HR professionals and managed global recruiting across multiple legal and regulatory environments in 22 countries.
“Andrew brings inVentiv exactly the experience, global perspective and deep skills we need to build a high-value organization known as a great place to work,” said Paul Meister, CEO of inVentiv Health. “His diverse experience working across multiple industries, including life sciences, gives him immediate insight attracting and retaining top talent.”
Suchoff’s experience includes working as a Managing Partner at TAG Global Systems, EVP of Global Human Resources at Stream Global Services, and Chief Human Resources Officer at Insulet Corporation. As the SVP of U.S. Human Resources for Serono International, acquired by Merck KGaA, he played a key role in shifting the company culture toward greater collaboration and significantly improved organizational capability.
A graduate of Northeastern University, Suchoff will report to CEO Paul Meister and serve on the company’s Executive Leadership team. He replaces Duncan Harwood, who is returning to Texas for personal reasons, but who will continue to provide counsel to inVentiv Health.
About inVentiv Health
Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. inVentiv offers convergent services that deliver extraordinary outcomes to clients whose goal is improving human life. In 40 countries around the world, inVentiv’s 12,000 employees help clients rapidly transform promising ideas into commercial reality. inVentiv clients include more than 550 pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences companies, as well as companies that now see health as part of their mission. inVentiv Health, Inc. is privately owned by inVentiv Group Holdings, Inc., an organization sponsored by affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., Liberty Lane Partners and members of the inVentiv management team. For more information, visit http://www.inVentivHealth.com.
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