Peyton Howell
Ms. Howell joined our board of directors in August 2020 and brings more than 30 years of pharma services and healthcare industry experience. Ms. Howell was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Parexel, a leading global clinical research organization servicing the life sciences industry, in May 2024 and also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. She previously served as Parexel’s Chief Operating and Growth Officer since September 2022, and as its Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer since May 2018. Prior to joining Parexel, Ms. Howell’s healthcare industry experience included senior leadership positions with AmerisourceBergen (now Cencora), a Fortune 20 company, most recently as President for Health Systems and Specialty Care Solutions. Prior to AmerisourceBergen, Ms. Howell was a founder of Lash Group and served as President for nearly 10 years following its acquisition by AmerisourceBergen. Ms. Howell currently serves as chairperson of the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO). She holds a B.A. in Health Communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Healthcare Administration from The Ohio State University.