Xavier Flinois has been appointed president of Perceptive Informatics, PAREXEL's technology division. He succeeds Steve Kent, who decided to leave the company for personal reasons. Mr. Kent will remain with the company for several months to help with the transition.
Mr. Flinois joins the company with more than 20 years of experience in the technology and healthcare IT sector. Most recently, he was chief executive officer of Clinical Solutions, a supplier of flexible evidence-based decision support and clinical and software solutions. Prior to Clinical Solutions, Mr. Flinois was founder and chief executive officer of Houat Partners, a consulting and investment shop.
"We welcome Xavier to the PAREXEL team, and look forward to drawing upon his extensive industry experience to bring Perceptive Informatics' track record of innovation to new heights and to enhance its suite of hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for our clients," said Mark A. Goldberg, president and chief operating officer, PAREXEL. "We thank Steve Kent for his important contributions to PAREXEL over the past four years, during which time Perceptive Informatics has become an industry-leading eClinical solutions provider known for developing next-generation technologies aligned to accelerate clinical development."