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Wayne, PA, United States, 2006/10/13 - CEO & Chairman Jim Walker of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer and leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D, today announced the appointment of Mr. Matt Stroschein to vice president, regulatory operations..
In his expanded role, Mr. Stroschein will oversee Octagon’s Regulatory Operations team, the largest team of regulatory operations experts in the industry. In addition, Mr. Stroschein will direct the company’s electronic regulatory publishing activities, and provide strategic support for the further expansion of Octagon’s Regulatory Operations initiatives.
Mr. Stroschein joined Octagon in 2000 as manager, information technology and was Octagon’s fourth employee. During his tenure at Octagon, Mr. Stroschein managed the Regulatory Operations team, and electronic regulatory publishing projects while being directly responsible for project budgeting and set-up, proposal generation, process development, staffing of teams, facilitation of client relationships, and direction of project teams’ long-term and daily activities. Mr. Stroschien has also identified integration points between clinical, regulatory and publishing functions and currently serves as the executive sponsor responsible for technology integration within Octagon’s submission processes. His team has been instrumental in the development of Octagon’s enterprise submission management tool, ViewPoint®, as well as Octagon’s eCTD Viewer and eCTD Validator that assist in the optimization of complex cross-functional submission processes as well as the creation and management of electronic submissions in eCTD format.
Alan Horgan, Octagon’s chief operating officer stated, “Matt has led Regulatory Operations for the past four years, and together with his management team, has driven the business to new heights in 2006. This can be seen with both the record level of new clients this quarter and the consistently high levels of customer satisfaction. This is a true reflection of what we can achieve through our continued focus on operational excellence.”
Mr. Stroschein said, "In the last year and a half our Regulatory Operations team has made great progress and has expanded dramatically. We fully understand that the work that is entrusted to us is of great importance to the sponsors we serve. My top priority has been, and will continue to be, ensuring the needs and expectations of our sponsors are met and exceeded.”
“Matt has been there for us, since the beginning. Through the years he has shown great dedication and the strategic vision required to make Octagon what it is today,” added Jim Walker, “Matt and his team’s performance has been outstanding and their productivity and quality of work continues to be stellar. I couldn’t think of anyone else I would want in this position, and I know Matt will certainly give us his best in his new role.”
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.