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Wayne, PA, United States, 2006/09/25 - Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer and leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D in the life sciences industry, today announced that Mr. Sergey Slipenchuk has joined the company as vice president, Finance..
CEO & Chairman Jim Walker, today announced that Mr. Sergey Slipenchuk has joined the company as vice president, Finance. In his new role, Mr. Slipenchuk will be responsible for directing and managing the daily financial operations within Octagon and its lines of business.
Mr. Slipenchuk brings the experience and knowledge of over 20 years of public and private accounting and finance experience. Mr. Slipenchuk comes to Octagon from Fiberlink Communications Corporation, where he was responsible for financial reporting and accounting operations for the $80 million company. Mr. Slipenchuk has also worked, in a financial management capacity, within the high technology and telecommunications arenas. He began his career at Arthur Andersen’s Philadelphia office.
“I am thrilled to be here at Octagon. Octagon’s team, at all levels within the organization, is truly unique and I am excited to be part of it,” commented Mr. Slipenchuk. “With the recent venture capital funding and Octagon’s rapid expansion, my focus as a strategic business partner to the operational leadership, will be to provide thorough analysis, planning and reporting to support Octagon’s rapid growth strategies across our product and service portfolio.”
Rob LaClair, Octagon’s chief business officer added, “We needed an experienced financial manager to supplement our team and that is exactly what we have found with Sergey. His business and financial acumen will be instrumental in driving the company’s growth and our financial success. He is a great addition to the Octagon team.”
Mr. Slipenchuk holds an MBA, M.S., EAP from the European School of Management, Paris, France, he is also a certified CPA from the State of Pennsylvania, and holds a B.A. in Accounting from Temple University.
About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon is a pioneer and leading process-centric solutions provider that offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process, and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Octagon synchronizes processes and increases automation to reduce island-to-island inefficiencies within the clinical research and development process. We leverage the power of electronic submissions through cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, deep domain knowledge, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Amersham, UK.