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Syneos Health Appoints Michael Bonello as Chief Financial Officer

MORRISVILLE, N.C., May 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syneos Health® (Nasdaq:SYNH), the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization, today announced the appointment of Michael Bonello as Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2023. Stanford (Ben) Rudnick will continue to serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer until that time.

Mr. Bonello has more than 30 years of financial leadership experience, including 15 years in the clinical research industry. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Clario, Inc., a clinical trial data collection company, since 2021. From 2008 to 2021, Mr. Bonello held roles of increasing responsibility at Nasdaq-listed PRA Health Sciences, Inc., including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2018 through the company’s sale to ICON plc, and previously as Senior Vice President, Accounting and Corporate Controller from 2008 to 2018. Earlier in his career, he held financial leadership roles at Cree, Inc. and Genworth Financial, and was a senior manager in the audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Bonello is a certified public accountant.

“With decades of relevant finance expertise – and significant clinical research industry experience – Mike is ideally suited to serve as our next Chief Financial Officer. As we further transform Syneos Health for the technology and data-powered future of clinical development and commercialization, I look forward to working with Mike and our entire team to execute on our growth, innovation and efficiency goals,” said Michelle Keefe, CEO of Syneos Health.  

“Syneos Health is well regarded for its integrated strategy and leading solutions supporting customers’ development and commercialization objectives,” Mr. Bonello said. “I am excited to partner with Michelle, the rest of the management team and the talented employees across the organization to drive growth and value for all stakeholders.”

About Michael Bonello

Mr. Bonello previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Clario, Inc., a clinical trial data collection company, from November 2021 to present. Prior to that role, from May 2018 to August 2021, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (“PRA”), a former contract research organization that was acquired by ICON plc in 2021. Mr. Bonello previously served as Senior Vice President, Accounting and Corporate Controller for PRA, after having joined the company in March 2008. Prior to PRA, Mr. Bonello held positions with Cree, Inc., where he was Director of Finance/Corporate Controller, and Genworth Financial (formerly GE Mortgage Insurance Corporation) where he served as Vice President, Domestic Controller and Global Reporting Leader. Mr. Bonello also served for seven years in the audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He received a B.B.A. with a concentration in accounting from St. Bonaventure University.

About Syneos Health

Syneos Health® (Nasdaq:SYNH) is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities.

We bring together a talented team of professionals, who work across more than 110 countries, with a deep understanding of patient and physician behaviors and market dynamics.

Together we share insights, use the latest technologies and apply advanced business practices to speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients.

Syneos Health supports a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that cares for colleagues, customers, patients, communities and the environment.

To learn more about how we are Shortening the distance from lab to life®, visit or subscribe to our podcast.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations, and assumptions contained in this press release are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statement’s regarding our future financial results, transformation efforts and strategy. Actual results might differ materially from those explicit or implicit in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to: the Company’s potential failure to generate a large number of new business awards and the risk of delay, termination, reduction in scope, or failure to go to contract of our business awards; the Company’s potential failure to convert backlog to revenue; fluctuations in the Company’s operating results and effective income tax rate; and other risk factors set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022 as updated by the Company’s other SEC filings, copies of which are available free of charge on the Company's website at The Company assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

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