Board of Directors
August J. Troendle, MD
President and CEO – Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Troendle has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medpace since he founded the Company in July 1992. Before founding Medpace, Dr. Troendle served as Assistant Director, Associate Director and Senior Associate Director from 1987 to 1992 at Sandoz (Novartis), where he was responsible for the clinical development of lipid altering agents. From 1986 to 1987, Dr. Troendle worked as a Medical Review Officer in the Division of Metabolic and Endocrine Drug Products at the FDA. Dr. Troendle also has extensive experience serving as a director for a diverse group of public and private companies, including as a director of Coherus BioSciences, Inc. since 2012, as a director of Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2007 to 2008, as a director of Symplmed Pharmaceuticals, LLC since 2013, as a director of LIB Therapeutics, LLC since 2015 and as a director of CinRx Pharma, LLC since 2015. Dr. Troendle received his Medical Degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.
Mr. Brown currently serves as a member of the board of directors, Chairman of the Personnel Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee of Nokia Corporation. He has been a member of Nokia Corporation’s board of directors, its Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee and its Personnel Committee since 2012, and has served as Chairman of the Personnel Committee since May 2014. Mr. Brown also currently serves as a member of the board of directors and the Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of P. H. Glatfelter Company. He has been a member of P. H. Glatfelter Company’s board of directors since 2014, and has been a member of its Audit Committee and its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since 2014. Mr. Brown retired from The Procter & Gamble Company in 2014, where he served as Chief Technology Officer from 2008 to 2014 and in various executive and managerial positions in the Baby Care, Feminine Care and Beauty Care units from 1980 to 2008. Mr. Brown has been a member of the board of directors of the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) in Singapore since 2011. He was a member of the board of trustees of Xavier University from 2010 to May 2016. Mr. Brown received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and his MBA in Marketing and Finance from Xavier University.
Brian T. Carley
Mr. Carley is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Clubessential, LLC, a privately held Software as a Service (SaaS) company providing member engagement software. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber from 2014 to 2015. From 2002 to 2014, Mr. Carley worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he served as regional and office audit division head and audit partner. Before joining Deloitte & Touche LLP, Mr. Carley was employed by Arthur Andersen LLP from 1976 to 2002. There, he served as office managing partner and audit partner. Mr. Carley also has extensive experience serving as a director for a diverse group of companies, including as a director of Assurex Health, Inc. from 2015 until its sale in August 2016, and as a director and officer of numerous civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Carley received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, and he is a retired Certified Public Accountant.
Robert O. Kraft
Mr. Kraft has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of The Hillman Companies, Inc. and The Hillman Group, Inc. since November 2017. Mr. Kraft served as the Executive Vice President of CVS Health Corporation and the President of Omnicare, Inc., CVS’s long-term care business, from August 2015 to September 2017. From September 2012 to August 2015, Mr. Kraft served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Omnicare, Inc., and from November 2010 to September 2012, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Omnicare, Inc. Before joining Omnicare, Inc., Mr. Kraft was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he worked for 18 years. Mr. Kraft received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Dayton.
Dr. Supraj R. Rajagopalan
Dr. Rajagopalan joined Cinven in 2004 and has been a partner since 2011. He currently leads Cinven’s Healthcare sector team, sits on the firm’s Executive Committee and is a member of the UK and Ireland regional team. From 2003 to 2004, he worked for The Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on projects in the financial services and healthcare sectors. Prior to this, he was a doctor in the UK National Health Service from 2001 to 2002. Dr. Rajagopalan has extensive experience serving as a director for a diverse group of European private and public companies. Dr. Rajagopalan graduated from Cambridge University with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Medical Sciences.
John R. Richardson
Mr. Richardson joined Cinven in 2017, has been a senior principal since May 2017 and is a member of Cinven’s Healthcare sector team, and the Americas regional team. Prior to joining Cinven, he worked at Metalmark Capital where he co-led the Healthcare sector team. Before joining Metalmark, he worked at Citadel, Cressey & Company and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Richardson has extensive experience serving as a director for a diverse group of U.S. private companies. Mr. Richardson has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BE in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
Ms. Molodykh joined Cinven in 2015 and is a member of Cinven’s Healthcare sector team and the UK & Ireland’s regional team. Prior to joining Cinven, she worked in the Investment Banking Division of Deutsche Bank in London from 2010 to 2015 advising on M&A and carve-out deals across a range of sectors. At Cinven, Ms. Molodykh has been involved in a number of investments including Synlab.