Sciformix Corporation Introduces New Technology Services Offering and Names Fran Bates as Vice President of Technology Services

Company Recognizes Crucial Need in the Market for Scientific IT Providers 

17 May 2016, Boston, MA – Sciformix Corporation, a leading Scientific Process Organization (SPO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fran Bates as Vice President of Technology Services. The appointment reinforces Sciformix’s global business expansion and demonstrates its investment in supporting customer needs and future growth by offering technology services solutions focused on science.

Sciformix’s relationships with its customers have evolved beyond the conventional client/vendor periphery and are now perceived as strategic partnerships. These clients face a diversity of pressures in today’s hyper-connected, severely regulated and technology driven life science ecosystem. While Sciformix has built its reputation on its deep understanding of science, the future of the life science industry lies in being able to successfully combine science with technology. In this role, Bates will address the needs of life science organizations looking to improve scientific business performance through technology.

Bates is well known for his entrepreneurial experience and has built his career in creating and executing growth strategies for software and services businesses. He joins Sciformix after a decade in various services and business development leadership roles. At PerkinElmer Health Sciences where he was Global Director, OneSource Science and Lab IT Services, he successfully launched and grew this business segment 40% year over year. Prior to PerkinElmer, as Vice President of Global Services, Fran led the services organization at Cambridgesoft and oversaw hundreds of electronic lab notebook (ELN) and informatics initiatives at leading global pharmaceutical companies. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Keane Inc., a leading IT services consultancy. Bates holds a degree in Chemistry from the College of Holy Cross and a MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

On the appointment of Bates, President and CEO of Sciformix, Manish Soman, commented “There is a strong market need for scientific IT services leaders, such as Fran, who are well versed with IT applications and infrastructure and the science behind it. Fran brings this extraordinary skill set to the Sciformix team as we grow into a successful scientific IT provider. The appointment of Mr. Bates demonstrates our commitment to evolving and enhancing our service and technology offerings, broadening our global reach and growing and diversifying our client and revenue base.”

Sciformix, headquartered in the US, with operations in the UK, India and Philippines, partners with life science clients to provide a full range of services from study design to post-marketing surveillance and commercialization support. Areas of specialization include Safety and Risk Management, Clinical Research & Post Approval Support, Medical Affairs, Scientific Writing, Regulatory Affairs and Technology Services.

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About Sciformix

Sciformix Corporation is a leading Scientific Process Organization (SPO), providing scientific knowledge-based services to pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical, generics, consumer products, medical devices and other healthcare companies – in the areas of Safety and Risk Management, Clinical Research & Post-Approval Support and Regulatory Affairs.  Our mission is to partner with global life science companies to provide high quality scientific knowledge-based expertise to deliver better quality outcomes and improved efficiencies across the entire product lifecycle with the ultimate objective of improving quality of healthcare for patients worldwide. Corporate headquarters is located in Westborough, MA with operations in USA, UK, India and the Philippines.

We create value for our clients through our singular focus on the life sciences industry, strong pharmaceutical domain competency, exceptional subject matter expertise, industry reputed advisory board, uncompromising focus on quality, process rigor, predictable results, and ability to scale. Our portfolio of services spans the full spectrum of product lifecycle from pre-clinical and clinical to post marketing activities to help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve the quality of patient healthcare and increase client productivity.

Sciformix is dedicated to providing our clients outstanding services and solutions, fuelled by an unrivalled commitment to quality. We share the same level of involvement, dedication and passion as our clients and become an integral part of their team.  Our distinct combination of scientific expertise, process rigor and technology innovation delivers consistent, reliable and insightful results.  Our ability to scale and grow to meet your evolving needs means we are flexible and dedicated to your success in delivering safe products with more efficiency and greater speed. We help you make the right decisions at the right time by providing Trusted Services Built on Science.