Denis Connaghan was named president/CEO of etrials Worldwide (Morrisville, North Carolina). Connaghan replaces Chuck Piccirillo, etrials' VP of technology, who has served as interim president/CEO since July. Connaghan most recently was managing director within Marsh USA's global operations. etrials Worldwide provides eClinical software that specializes in data capture, logistics, patient interaction and trial management.

Tunell Consulting (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania) said that Conrad Heilman, PhD, will succeed Joseph Tempio, PhD, as president/CEO, effective next July. Heilman will serve immediately as COO and retain that post until he becomes president/CEO. Heilman currently serves as senior VP of the life sciences strategic operating unit of Tunnell. Tunnell Consulting focuses on the life sciences industry and government agencies, designing and implementing sustainable solutions that improve operating performance.