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Inventiv Health Hires Senior Life Sciences Executive to Oversee Expansion of Multi-Faceted Operations in India

Anita Tripathi Named President of inVentiv Health India

BURLINGTON, Mass. – November 25, 2013 – inVentiv Health, offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to the biopharmaceutical industry, has named a senior executive in India’s life sciences industry to lead its expanding operations in India.

Anita Tripathi joins inVentiv Health from Capgemini, India, where she served on the leadership team of the global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. At inVentiv Health, she will be responsible for the management, development and growth of all business units in India across inVentiv’s Clinical and Commercial segments.

“By enhancing our organization in India and our service offerings there, inVentiv is prepared to better meet our customers’ need for more cost-effective research, data services and strategic outsourcing,” said Paul Meister, CEO of inVentiv Health. “India remains a top choice among global pharmaceutical and biotech companies on the skills-to-cost scale, and Anita’s deep understanding of India, IT and the life sciences sector will support our growth.”

India is a key market for inVentiv’s growth plans in Asia. With significant Indian operations already in place, the Company has an excellent platform for a new leader to expand both inVentiv’s customer base and the development of new services.

She will be based in Mumbai and report to inVentiv Health Executive Vice President Ray Hill.

At Capgemini, Anita Tripatihi led a strategic cluster of IT products for the European market.  While at Cognizant earlier in her career, she led the Strategic Business Unit for Life Sciences in India. She orchestrated teams based out of India, China and Argentina, delivering services across three continents, North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.   

Before transitioning to the life sciences industry, she worked in ERP applications for KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd., and at Satyam Computer Services Ltd. She also worked in Pune at Nestle India as a systems analyst, and at ICIM Ltd as a senior systems engineer.  

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Berhampur University and a Master’s in Computer Applications from the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela, Orissa, India.

About inVentiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. inVentiv offers convergent services that deliver extraordinary outcomes to clients whose goal is improving human life. In 40 countries around the world, inVentiv’s 12,000 employees help more than 550 clients rapidly transform promising ideas into commercial reality. inVentiv Health, Inc. is privately owned by inVentiv Group Holdings, Inc., an organization sponsored by affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., Liberty Lane Partners and members of the inVentiv management team. For more information, visit  

Posted: December 2013

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