inVentiv Health appoints industry veteran
inVentiv Health has appointed Michael McKelvey as the president of its health clinical division and executive vice president.
McKelvey is a seasoned veteran within the contract research organisation industry and has a background in clinical development, technology and strategy development.
Before joining inVentiv Health he served as executive VP and chief operating officer at Aptiv Solutions. Aptiv was acquired by ICON last year and prior to his work there, McKelvey was president and chief executive and a board member of eResearchTechnology.
“Mike McKelvey has proven himself to be a hands-on leader who builds dynamic teams to tackle some of the most critical drug development issues facing the industry,” says Jeffrey McMullen, chairman, inVentiv Health clinical division and vice chairman, inVentiv Health.
“It’s a great time to have Mike join the organisation,” adds Michael Bell, chairman and chief executive of inVentiv Health. “His experience in global expansion, technology solutions and integration initiatives will serve us well. He’ll be a tremendous asset to our executive leadership team.”