The European Contract Research Organisation Foundation (EUCROF) has elected Dr Martine Dehlinger-Kremer as its president.
Representing over 300 CROs across Europe, Dr Dehlinger-Kremer will be responsible for developing the foundation's educational activities and overseeing its plans for expansion. She will continue to serve as chair of the EUCROF Paediatric Working Group, having held the post since 2008.
Dr Dehlinger-Kremer has over 30 years of clinical research industry experience and currently serves as vice president for global medical and regulatory affairs at San Diego, US-based CRO SynteractHCR.
She was recently appointed chair of the European Forum for Good Clinical Practice Children's Medicines Working Party, and has been a member of the EMA's working groups, Paediatric Network since 2013.
Wendel Barr, chief executive of SynteractHCR, said: “Dr. Dehlinger-Kremer has shown her commitment to advancing clinical research throughout her career.
“She exemplifies our mission at SynteractHCR of developing a better future for patients by bringing expertise to clinical development - and this additional position at EUCROF furthers that goal.
“We congratulate her on this honour and recognition of her expertise.”