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Wayne, PA, United States, 2007/11/01 - Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. and its Chairman and CEO, James C. Walker have been inducted into the Philadelphia 100 Hall of Fame.
Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer and leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D in the life sciences industry, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, James C. Walker and Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. have been inducted in the Philadelphia 100 Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and companies who have ranked in the Philadelphia 100 for five consecutive years.
Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. was also recognized at number 73 in the 2007 top 100 fastest-growing, privately-held businesses in the Philadelphia region by the Philadelphia 100, a joint project of the Wharton Small Business Development Center, the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Business Journal.
James Walker, commented, ¡§We are honored by the acknowledgment and we are committed to upholding our leadership role in the greater Philadelphia region and the life sciences industry. I am proud to join this list of outstanding companies that have contributed so much to the Philadelphia region."
Kirk Gallion, president, Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., accepted the award on behalf of Mr. Walker, and added, "We don't take this type of recognition lightly. We are always striving to raise the bar and we accept this recognition as a challenge to continue our rapid growth and maintain our reputation as thought leaders and foremost technology providers in a fast-paced and rapidly evolving industry."
Philadelphia 100 rankings are based on verifiable revenue growth over the past 3 years. The 2007 Philadelphia 100 marks the 19th anniversary of this prestigious and respected program.
About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon is a pioneer and leading process-centric solutions provider that offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process, and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Octagon synchronizes processes and increases automation to reduce island-to-island inefficiencies within the clinical research and development process. We leverage the power of electronic submissions through deep domain knowledge, cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Berkhamsted, UK. Octagon¡¦s EDC Operations are located in Mountain View, CA.