News & Events CTI Announces Business Development Promotions and Team Expansions

CTI Announces Business Development Promotions and Team Expansion

October 11, 2019

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services (CTI), a multi-national, privately held, full-service contract research organization is pleased to announce the promotions of Ryan Gifford to Senior Director, Business Development & Client Management and Matthew Hodskins (Matt) to Senior Director, Business Development & Client Management – RSA/RWE. CTI also welcomes Christiane Alexander as Director, Business Development.

“We are thrilled to see our Business Development team evolving,” said Joseph McCafferty, VP Global Business Development. “Both Matt and Ryan have taken on increasingly complex responsibilities since they joined CTI, and their promotions are a result of their hard work and commitment to our clients. Christiane is a welcome addition to the team, bringing with her a wealth of experience in the European market. We look forward to all three team members' future successes.”

 
 

Christiane Alexander, Ph.D. - Director, Business Development

Christiane joins CTI with a wealth of sales experience in the healthcare sector and nearly a decade of experience in Business Development. Prior to joining CTI, Christiane's most recent role was with TFS, a Swedish full service CRO with a large international presence. In her new role at CTI, she will be responsible for developing key areas of the CTI European market. 

Christiane was a Post-Doctoral fellow at both the University College London as well as University Eye Hospital in Tubingen. She earned her Ph.D. in Biology from the Heinrich-Hein University in Düsseldorf.

Ryan Gifford, MBA - Senior Director, Business Development & Client Management

Ryan joined CTI in 2006 as Research Associate, quickly progressing to a series of positions with increasing responsibility as a Project Manager in Consulting, Manager in Business Development, and eventually to Assistant Director in Business Development in 2014. He has played an integral role in earning the business of many key partners over the years.

In his new role as Senior Director, Ryan will continue to play a leadership role in the Business Development team.

Matt Hodskins, MBA - Senior Director, Business Development & Client Management - RSA/RWE

Matt joined CTI as a Research Associate in 2001. Moving through a series of promotions, Matt spent time as a Project Manager in Consulting; Assistant Director, Project Management and Proposals; and Director, Consulting Business Development. Matt has played a significant role in cultivation of new business for the Regulatory and Scientific Affairs (RSA) and Real World Evidence (RWE) departments.

In this new role as Senior Director, Matt will continue to serve as a leader for his team and build relationships and provide strategic direction for our RSA and RWE selling efforts.

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