Garth Tierney has been named executive vice president of Asia/Pacific for INC Research, LLC. Mr. Tierney will be responsible for driving the strategic development and overall growth of the Asia/Pacific clinical research operations.
Mr. Tierney previously served as the company's regional general manager of Australia and Southeast Asia. He co-founded Trident Clinical Research, an Australian-based CRO acquired by INC Research in 2011. Prior to founding Trident Clinical Research, he worked for eight years in the clinical research industry in various senior management roles at several companies.
Mr. Tierney succeeds Kelvin Logan, Ph.D., who will retire in April. "Asia/Pacific is a key focus area for INC Research because our customers are demanding a strong partner for on-the-ground expertise to help design and execute custom research programs. Garth is the obvious choice to take over the helm in the region based on his extensive knowledge and operational prowess," said chief operating officer Alistair Macdonald. "Additionally, I'd like to personally thank Kelvin for all of his tremendous accomplishments in building the company's Asia/Pacific operations into what they are today."