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Stuart Goldblatt, Named Chief Executive Officer

The Tolan Group (TTG), a Hunt Scanlon Top 40 Healthcare Executive Search Firm, is pleased to announce the successful placement of Stuart Goldblatt as CEO for CenExel. Goldblatt joins CenExel after a career spanning over two decades in operational effectiveness, strategic planning, and organizational leadership. Goldblatt brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success to drive CenExel's strategic growth and innovation.

Goldblatt's prior experience includes serving as President and CEO of Cliantha Research North America, a full-service clinical research organization (CRO), and as VP & Chief of Staff for Organizational Effectiveness at Covance (LabCorp), a CRO for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Throughout his career, Goldblatt has excelled in strategic planning and operational execution. Notably, at LabCorp, he successfully integrated three offices into a single, fully integrated campus and implemented effective operational and cost management initiatives. His executive leadership roles at Quintiles (IQVIA) also led to substantial contributions in sales growth, customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency. He drove improvements in operational and sales processes, win rates, employee mentoring, leadership training, and revenue generation through the creation of a global command center.

As the new CEO of CenExel, Goldblatt will leverage his extensive experience and expertise to accelerate the company's growth trajectory, expand its footprint, and enhance operational efficiencies. He will lead the development and execution of strategic initiatives, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence to ensure CenExel's continued success as a leader in clinical research. Goldblatt's appointment marks an exciting chapter in CenExel's history, as the company remains committed to its core values of integrity, scientific rigor, and patient-centricity.

The Tolan Group (TTG), a Hunt Scanlon Top 40 Healthcare Executive Search Firm, executed this search assignment. Kaye Johnson, Managing Partner, and Hailey Brandvold, Senior Search Consultant, led the search efforts for TTG.


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