Tom was appointed President of ICON Central Laboratories in January 2010. Prior to this he held the position of Global Head of Data Management at ICON Clinical Research. He joined the company in Feb-2001 as Manager of Data management in Dublin. He subsequently went on to set-up ICON's process improvement initiative "IMPROVE" and returned to Data Management to become EU VP of Data Management before becoming Global Head of Data Management in 2006.
From 1994-2001 he worked for SmithKline Beecham and later GlaxoSmithKline and held positions in Data Management, Project Management and resource Management. He is a graduate of Kingston University in Surrey and a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He holds a Degree in Medicinal Chemistry and a Masters in Data Management.
Dr. Khurana was appointed Medical Director of ICON Central Laboratories in June 2012. In her role Era provides scientific leadership and guidance and drives standards of performance and quality at ICON’s laboratories in Farmingdale, New York; Dublin, Ireland; Bangalore, India and Singapore.
Era has over 28 years of pathology experience and joins ICON from Quest Diagnostics Inc., where she was Director of Anatomical and Clinical Pathology. Prior to this, Era served as Chief of Surgical Pathology at South Nassau Community Hospital, New York. Era holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Dayanand Medical College in India and received her Medical Licensure from the New York State Board.
Denise joined ICON Central Laboratories in her current position in February 2005 from Sepracor, Inc. where she held the position of Senior Director of Clinical Operations, Central Services. She has served as Manager of Clinical Affairs for Medical and Technical Research Associates (MTRA), Clinical Research Project Manager for LifeScan, Inc., Manager of Product Development for Abaxis, Inc., and Research Scientist for Technicon Instruments Corporation and Baker Instruments Corporation.
In addition to her clinical development experience, Ms. Legenzoff has extensive clinical laboratory experience that includes serving as Supervisor at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH and Instructor and Education Coordinator for the Medical Technology schools at the University of Maryland and Catholic University in Washington, DC. She holds a BS degree in Medical Technology from Gannon University in Erie, PA and a MA degree in Curriculum and Instruction from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. She is also MT (ASCP) certified.
John has been with ICON Central Laboratories and its predecessor company, UCT International, since 1994. Prior to being named to his current position, he served as MIS Operations Manager, Director and Assist Vice President of IT Operations and Data Management for the company.
Prior to joining ICON, Mr. Reinert was a Partner for the computer consulting company, WorkTime Industries, and General Operations Manager for Microforce, Inc.
Mr. Reinert holds a BS from Dowling College and multiple certifications in IT systems applications.
Clare was appointed Managing Director for Europe and Asia in December 2010. Prior to this she held the position of General Manager for ICON Central Laboratories’ European facility in Dublin, Ireland since early 2006. Clare joined the company in 2002 as QA Manager before being appointed Laboratory Manager in 2003.
Prior to her experience at ICON Central Laboratories, Ms. O’Sullivan was employed by Quintiles and Tibotec-Virco, a division of Johnson & Johnson where she was involved in data management, quality assurance and regulatory compliance. Ms. O’Sullivan has an MBA from Smurfit College Dublin as well as a BSc and MSC in Microbiology from University College, Cork, Ireland.
Melissa has been with ICON Central Laboratories since 2001. She previously served as the company’s IT Compliance Officer and Manager/ Director of IT Systems Validation and Regulatory Compliance.
Prior to joining ICON, Melissa served as a Special Consultant and Manager of Quality Assurance for Mediware Information Systems in Melville, New York. She holds a BS in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Affairs from San Diego State University and a Masters of Science degree in Regulatory Affairs from Northeastern University. She also successfully completed graduate requirements in Biomedical Science. Melissa is certified as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist and holds NY State License as a Medical Technologist. Melissa also serves as adjunct faculty in regulatory affairs and validation curriculum at both an undergraduate and graduate level at Farmingdale College and Northeastern University.
Dr. Rajput was appointed Managing Director, ICON Central Laboratories, India, in July 2012. Prior to this she held the position of General Manager, ICON Central Laboratories, India. Dr. Rajput is responsible for establishing and developing ICON’s central laboratory services in India, including laboratory testing, logistics, site services, IT validation and data management solutions, as well as managing the daily operations and outputs of the laboratory.
Prior to joining ICON Central Laboratories, Dr. Rajput spent eight years with Clinigene International, where she held the position of General Manager and Laboratory Director. Before joining Clinigene, she gained valuable experience in clinical laboratory operations through working in the laboratories of various tertiary care hospitals in Bangalore. Dr. Rajput has proven successful expertise in business development, logistics, quality assurance processes and HR management. Dr. Rajput has a PhD in Biochemistry and is a certified CAP inspector
Maria Telesca was appointed as Director of Human Resources for ICON Central Laboratories in June, 2010. She comes to ICON with 20 years of industry experience, including extensive knowledge of employee relations, benefits and compensation, and training and development. Maria has spearheaded many laboratory acquisitions, including SmithKline Beecham Laboratories in 1999. She led and participated in numerous process improvement teams and is Green Belt certified.
Prior to joining ICON Central Laboratories, Maria worked as Director of Human Resources for Allied North America and Quest Diagnostics. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational management from St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, New York.
Jody joined ICON in June of 2010 and moved into her current role as of December 2010. Jody has more than 20 years of experience beginning her career in Microbiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and then moving into Business development selling reference lab services, diagnostics, hospital information systems, and capital equipment to hospital laboratories. Jody has spent the last 12 years of her career working in the CRO industry in Strategic Business Development her position prior to joining ICON as VP, Business Development for a top ten CRO where she managed a portfolio of strategic clients.
Jody holds a BS, Medical Technology from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and a MBA, Information Technology Management from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Hugh joined ICON in January, 2011. He has more than 30 years of experience in the clinical laboratory industry. Prior to joining ICON, he held the positions of Vice President of Strategic Operations for IDEXX Reference Laboratories in Westbrook, Maine and Managing Director of Quest Diagnostics in New York. In his prior roles, he has achieved business success by being a strong advocate for change through innovative process improvements. He is also a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Hugh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from St. John’s University, Jamaica , NY . He is MT (ASCP) and CLS (NCAMLP) certified, and holds a New York State license as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
Meegan was appointed in December, 2010. In her role she leads the Process Improvement and Training & Development teams. Meegan joined the company in 2008, as Associate Director, Quality Improvement.
Meegan has over 20 years experience in the laboratory industry. Her responsibilities have included varied roles in finance, client service, business development and process improvement. Since 2005 Meegan has focused her efforts on applying process improvement methodologies to increase quality and efficiency. She is an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from St. Joseph’s College in New York.