Leadership Team

Rocco Barone Senior Vice President & Head of Clinical Supplies Management

Rocco Barone is the Senior Vice President & Head of Clinical Supplies Management at Clinigen. Rocco holds a Bachelor’s in Chemistry and a Master’s in Business from Moravian University, US, and has more than 18 years’ experience in supply chain and GMP related processes. Rocco’s expertise includes implementation of latest operational strategies & technologies and operational management with successful application of lean methodologies. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Rocco joined Merck & Co., Inc. as a Production Scheduler and subsequently held roles of increasing responsibility. His last position, before joining Clinigen in 2022, was Director and Site Head of Merck US Clinical Supply Operations. 

Randa Atiyeh Vice President, Project Management and Proposals & Contracts Management

Randa is a proven leader committed to building high-performing teams and robust processes to deliver exceptional service. She has 18 years of clinical supplies experience with Merck & Co. in progressive leadership roles and values driving a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration to deliver a positive customer experience.  Randa’s expertise includes end-to-end clinical supply chain process, forecasting and planning, systems implementation, capacity management, and KPI development. Randa has a BS Commerce and Engineering, concentration in Operations Management.

Gunter Van Hoof Vice President, Operations

Gunter has 21 years of clinical operations experience executing GCP/GMP processes, including 5 years with Covance. He specializes in growing teams and driving a culture of continuous improvement and process harmonization whilst keeping focus on quality output. He has deep expertise in end-to-end supply chain, clinical supplies packaging and labelling and global distribution aspects. Gunter has a BS in Accountancy. 

Nick Allen Vice President, Business Development

As Vice President, Business Development, Nick is responsible for leading the Clinical Supplies Management Global Business Development team. Nick has an impressive background in business development, with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has gathered valuable expertise in drug development and clinical trials through his tenure at CROs such as PharmaNet (Syneos) and Medpace where he was instrumental in growth in Asisa-Pacific. Nick recently served as the VP of Business Development at DP Clinical, where he made significant contributions to their success. Nick possesses extensive international experience, having worked in various regions including Europe, Asia, and Japan.    

Tom Rose Senior Vice President, Clinical Trial Sourcing

Tom leads our Clinical Trial Sourcing Business and has held several senior roles since joining Clinigen in 2018, including VP of Finance. Earlier in his career, Tom was Financial Controller at real estate business CBRE and also worked as a Financial Analyst at Network Rail. Tom has a BA in Business & Managerial Economics from the University of Leeds.