ERT, a leading global data and technology company which minimizes risk and uncertainty in clinical trials, today announced that Joe Eazor will succeed Jim Corrigan as President and Chief Executive Officer effective October 5, 2020. Jim will continue to support the company during a transition period.
Joe joins ERT after successfully leading multiple companies in a CEO role, including experience running both public and private companies. Most recently, he served as CEO of Conifer Health Solutions, and previously as CEO of Rackspace and as CEO of Earthlink. Joe also has held senior executive roles at Oracle, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, and Electronic Data Systems, including global P&L responsibility for the $22 billion HP Enterprise Services division.
“Joe’s proven track record of leading successful innovation and growth in both healthcare and technology companies impressed the Board of Directors,” said Judith Charpentier of Astorg.
The clinical trial industry is undergoing rapid change, and there is an increased need for technology-driven solutions to support virtual and hybrid trials through patient-administered and remote assessments. The Board recruited Joe, with his deep technology leadership experience, to drive a new growth chapter for ERT.
“My commitment to ERT’s clients and employees is to bring more rapid innovation to the market with an unrelenting focus on quality and service delivery,” said Joe Eazor. “ERT is already a well-established global leader across the eClinical space, and I am excited to partner with our clients as we further accelerate our journey toward also becoming the end-to-end virtual trial market leader.”
Jim has led ERT for the past seven years and has over this time expanded ERT’s offering with five new business lines, more than tripling group revenue. “I have great admiration for Jim and we will continue to work together on investments outside of ERT. On behalf of the Board I would like to thank him for his contribution to the development and great success of ERT,” commented Daniel Berglund of Nordic Capital.