Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Simon Harford is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PAREXEL. He has more than three decades of international financial management and investor relations experience in the pharmaceutical industry. During his career, he has successfully managed large global finance functions, implemented transformational projects and improved operational effectiveness.
Mr. Harford joined PAREXEL in May 2017. He previously worked at GlaxoSmithKline plc, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Finance, for the company’s Global Pharmaceuticals business based at GSK’s global headquarters in Brentford, England.
Additionally, he spent two decades with Eli Lilly and Company in various finance leadership roles across Europe and in Indianapolis, most notably as Head of Investor Relations and as Vice President and Controller.
Mr. Harford has an MBA from The University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business.