SOURCE: Kika Medical

November 17, 2008 09:00 ET

KIKA Medical Names Senior Industry Executive Vice President of Professional Services

Expert in Project Management Has Extensive Experience Guiding Clients Through Electronic Data Capture (EDC)

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2008) - KIKA Medical, the leading international provider of advanced electronic clinical trial solutions, announced today that industry veteran Kristine Klinger has joined the company as Vice President of Professional Services.

Linda Beneze, CEO of KIKA, said, "KIKA's aggressive growth plan for 2009 demands a strong executive to support our Sales and Professional Services teams. Kristine Klinger is ideal for this important position. She is an action-oriented, process-improvement driven executive. I had the pleasure of working with Kristine at Phase Forward, and have seen firsthand her expertise in a number of critical support areas including helping clients successfully adopt EDC [electronic data capture]."

Prior to joining KIKA, Ms. Klinger was Director of IT Planning and Business Operations for The Mentor Network, a home and community-based human services organization. She also held positions with Digital Equipment, Keane Consulting, Phase Forward and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Ms. Klinger holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Administration. She earned Project Management and Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute. Ms. Klinger's work has been published and presented in numerous forums and webcasts.

About KIKA Medical

KIKA helps the world's most innovative medical device and biopharmaceutical companies bring much-needed medical solutions to the market faster. The company's Clinical Asset Management platform offers a customized, three-part solution of advanced Web-based software, Professional Services and IT infrastructure. KIKA enables clients to implement and complete studies in the most efficient and cost-effective manner; protect and cultivate important relationships with investigators; and obtain the highest quality data. For more information, visit or call 1-617-619-9990 in the U.S.; +33 (0)1 53 17 95 70 in Europe; or email

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