Clarivate Analytics Appoints Timothy Neely as New Managing Director of Japan

Neely brings more than 25 years’ experience in professional services and commercial solutions

TOKYO, Japan, August 16, 2018 Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced that Timothy Neely has joined the company as Managing Director, Japan.

Neely joins with more than 25 years of experience, most recently at KPMG. He has a strong foundation in professional services and commercial solutions in the healthcare and life sciences industries, and he has a proven track record of fostering innovation and creativity within his teams. In addition to KPMG, he has held several leadership positions at companies including IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers Co. Ltd.

Japan is known for its world-class scientific research and global innovation. For 30 years, Clarivate Analytics has been supporting Japan’s scientific community, pharmaceutical industries, corporations and government agencies in their research and innovation efforts with its data, insights, and analytics. Japan continues to dominate the Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators and maintains its strong presence of Highly Cited Researchers, representing some of the world’s most influential minds as determined by a citation analysis of Web of Science data. Clarivate is dedicated to continuing to support Japan to accelerate innovation.

As Managing Director, Japan, Neely will focus on driving growth strategy forward while establishing a strong winning culture in the country. He will also expand the company’s leadership position in Japan by penetrating key accounts in the academic, corporate and pharmaceutical industries.

Timothy Neely, Managing Director of Japan, Clarivate Analytics said:

I’m very pleased to join Clarivate Analytics to accelerate growth in Japan working alongside talented employees. Currently, the value of data is very important for any innovation in Japan. It applies for education, corporate and new drug development. Clarivate Analytics is well positioned to leverage its leading quality of products and services to meet the critical requirements of its customers across the innovation lifecycle.”

David Liu, Managing Director of Asia Pacific for Clarivate Analytics said:

“We are delighted that Timothy Neely has joined Clarivate Analytics as part of our growing Asia Pacific leadership team. Clarivate Analytics is building on its legacy of creating and delivering the most innovative products available to the markets we serve. With Neely’s significant experience and expertise, I am certain he will accelerate our progress across all corners of our business, ensuring further growth and success in the Japan market.”

Neely will be located in the Clarivate Analytics office in Tokyo, Japan, working closely with team members across Asia Pacific and globally.


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