Trilogy Search Recruits CHRO for inVentiv Health
Burlingame, Calif. (August 14, 2012) – Retained executive search firm Trilogy Search Non+Profit has recruited Duncan Harwood as chief human resources officer of inVentiv Health, a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. Chuck Pappalardo handled the assignment on behalf of Trilogy.
As chief human resources officer and a member of the senior management strategy team, Harwood is responsible for strategic HR leadership, which includes designing and implementing effective organizational strategies for the company’s three business segments, Clinical, Commercial, and Consulting. In addition, Harwood will lead improvements in customer service efforts at all facilities, creating a best-in-class organization that demonstrates that inVentiv is always a preferred employer of choice.
Prior to joining inVentiv, Harwood served as Principal and founding Partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ HR consulting practice, leading it to become one of the top three HR transformation advisory practices in the world. In his 10 years at PwC, Mr. Harwood worked with more than 100 large companies across a variety of industries to help their HR organizations become more strategically focused, improve their impact on business outcomes and increase their efficiency.
Mr. Harwood holds a bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Kansas and the SPHR certification from the Society for Human Resource Management.
About inVentiv Health: inVentiv Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. inVentiv’s client roster includes more than 550 pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences companies. With 13,000 employees in 40 countries, inVentiv rapidly transforms promising ideas into commercial reality. For more information, visit www.inventivhealth.com.
About Trilogy Search Non+Profit: Trilogy Search Non+Profit is a retained executive recruitment firm headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trilogy specializes in placing executives who are multi- dimensional, integrated, and equipped to effectively lead for-profit and nonprofit institutions. The company conducts C-level searches and builds executive management teams for nonprofit, foundation, venture, clean technology and life sciences clients. www.trilogysearch.com