Pharmaceutical technology firm Signant Health announced the appointment of Paul Drake as chief compliance and security officer.

Drake’s role combines quality management, information security, physical security, and regulatory compliance. As part of his duties, he will help identify new investments in technology, infrastructure, and people to reduce security and privacy risks; ensure accountability around quality and compliance issues; and lead certification, audit, and other critical efforts.

Drake has some 30 years of experience in security, quality management, and data privacy, with 20 years in senior life sciences roles.