Medidata CFO Cory Douglas Named "2013 CFO Hero" by NetSuite


Medidata CFO Cory Douglas Named "2013 CFO Hero" by NetSuite

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Medidata (NAS: MDSO) , the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for the life sciences industry, announced that Chief Financial Officer Cory Douglas was named the 2013 CFO Hero by NetSuite Inc. (NYS: N) , the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials/ERP software suites. The award was announced in May at SuiteWorld 2013, NetSuite's annual user, partner and developer conference.

  • "By running NetSuite's solutions, we've been able to transition from manual and paper-driven procedures to automated and scalable processes," Douglas said. "This has allowed us to manage key operational metrics as well as reduce time to close."

The fourth year of NetSuite customer awards, the HERO Awards recognize professionals in varied business roles that have transformed operations at their organizations, achieving major cost savings and productivity gains after implementing NetSuite to replace costly and complex on-premise ERP systems and disparate standalone applications. NetSuite HEROs were evaluated across a wide range of criteria and the winners distinguished themselves for the concrete business gains they achieved in using NetSuite to help their company realize its business vision.

  • "Cory's efforts in scaling our finance and control functions in pace with Medidata's rapid growth have been key to meeting our high goals for customer service," said Tarek Sherif, chairman and CEO, Medidata. "We enthusiastically second NetSuite's assessment of Cory and his team as 'heroes.'"

About Medidata

Medidata is the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, transforming clinical development through its advanced applications and intelligent data analytics. The Medidata Clinical Cloud™ brings new levels of productivity and quality to the clinical testing of promising medical treatments, from study design and planning through execution, management and reporting. We are committed to advancing the competitive and scientific goals of global customers, which include over 90% of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies; innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms; leading academic medical centers; and contract research organizations.

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