Executive Vice President, and
Group President, Clinical Development Services
Mr. Richard F. Cimino is responsible for Phase II/IV Clinical Development, Early Clinical Development, and Clinical Pharmacology Services, as well as Covance's Integrated Drug Development portfolio. He is a member of the company's Operating Committee and the Executive Committee. He reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Cimino joined Covance in December 2003 as General Manager for Cardiac Safety Services, where he had a profound impact, including accelerated growth, increased productivity and profitability, and enhanced strategic capabilities. In 2004, he was promoted to President of Clinical Development.
Prior to joining Covance, Mr. Cimino held senior management positions for multiple lines of business over a 20-year career at Eastman Kodak. Most recently, he served as General Manager, Americas Health Imaging Group, and Corporate Vice President of Eastman Kodak Company. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Health Imaging Group, where he was instrumental in the digital transformation of Kodak’s second-largest business.
Mr. Cimino holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the State University of New York at Geneseo.