CATHERINE CANALES

Chief Commerical Officer

“By adopting a leadership style that champions change and innovation, we aim to create a culture where excellence in client service is the norm.”

 

Catherine brings over two decades of experience in the clinical research services industry to CRS. Her outstanding track record in business development, growth strategy implementation, and strategic marketing stands as a testament to her expertise.

She joins from Labcorp Central Laboratory Services, where she held the position of European Sales Director, Business Development Coach, and Senior Director of Strategic Accounts, leading business development, marketing, and sales activities in the biotech sector.

Prior to that, she was Senior Director, Business Development at Labcorp Drug Development (now Fortrea), responsible for the global commercial relationship for one of the company’s key accounts. Before that, she served as Director, Business Development at Premier Research, driving business growth and sales by promoting phase I-IV clinical development services.

Catherine obtained a Master’s degree in Business Sciences from Lugano Business School and completed various post-graduate trainings, covering subjects ranging from marketing and executive coaching to clinical trials and regulatory affairs.