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Certara Appoints Drayton T. Virkler as Chief Commercial Officer

Experienced commercial leader brings 20 years of experience in pharma

Princeton, N.J., 2021 年 10 月 5 日 – Certara, Inc. (纳斯达克股票代码:CERT), a global leader in biosimulation, today announced the appointment of Drayton T. Virkler to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Mr. Virkler will drive the Company’s global commercial strategy and execution and expand the business development team.

“I am pleased to welcome Drayton as our new Chief Commercial Officer,” said William F. Feehery, Ph.D., CEO of Certara. “His role will be vital to advancing our business growth strategy of global expansion and deepening our partnerships with biopharmaceutical clients.  Drayton’s extensive leadership experience and commercial knowledge will be invaluable as we continue increasing adoption of biosimulation and other technologies to transform the drug development process.”

Mr. Virkler was most recently at IQVIA for a decade, where he served as Vice President and Global Head of Sales for the Real World Solutions Global Business Unit.  He was responsible for driving all sales teams and marketing activities in the business unit, delivering revenue growth each year. He has held other commercial leadership roles at IQVIA, including helming the global account team for a top 5 global pharmaceutical company and leading business development in the U.S., Canada, and in the Asia Pacific region. Previously, Mr. Virkler held leadership roles at Talecris Plasma Resources, now part of Grifols, and GlaxoSmithKline. 

“I am excited to join Certara’s executive team and build out the commercial arm of this dynamic organization,” said Mr. Virkler. “Certara is leading the charge in delivering cutting-edge biosimulation tools and innovative solutions to top pharmaceutical companies and biotechs to improve drug development. I am looking forward to getting Certara’s software and tech-driven services to more drug developers to advance new life-saving medicines worldwide.”

Mr. Virkler holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Washington and Lee University and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. 


关于Certara

Certara利用生物模拟软件和技术加速药物开发,革新传统药物的发现和开发。Certara的客户覆盖全球1,650多家生物制药公司61个国家和地区的、领先学术机构和主要监管机构。

Contacts:

Certara Contact:

Jieun Choe
Jieun.choe@certara.com

媒体联系人:

Ariane Lovell
Finn Partners
ariane.lovell@finnpartners.com

Investor Relations Contact:

David Deuchler
Gilmartin Group ir@certara.com

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