CRANFORD, NJ — December 8, 2010 – Paragon Solutions, a business consulting and information technology services firm, announced today the appointment of Geoff Lewis as director of business strategy. Geoff will lead the company’s life sciences Advisory Services Consulting Practice.

With over 20 years of experience building and implementing strategic services, Lewis will focus on further developing the Advisory Services Consulting Practice within Paragon’s Life Sciences vertical. Lewis has extensive experience in designing, launching and implementing high-impact strategic plans and building services and delivery capabilities for Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical companies.

“The need for Advisory Services continues to increase as pharmaceutical firms look for management consulting solutions to address operational and compliance demands”, says Erik Raper VP of Advisory Services. “Geoff brings years of experience in strategic planning, business process analysis, and program and project management, which will further contribute to the success of Paragon’s Life Sciences Advisory Service Practice. We are pleased to welcome him to the team.”

Paragon’s Advisory Services Practice offers cross-vertical strategic solutions in the areas of Operational Excellence, Program Management, and IT Strategy and Transformation. Lewis will utilize his experience in Strategy and Business Development to successfully define delivery capability and build strategy offerings within Paragon’s rapidly growing Practice.

About Geoff Lewis
Lewis comes to Paragon with more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing strategies, increasing revenues, and improving operational efficiencies for Fortune 500 organizations across diverse industries. In his previously held position as a Strategy Executive for a Life Sciences IT Consulting firm, he was responsible for spearheading the development and execution of strategic plans and programs to drive business and profit growth to $30 million. In earlier years, Lewis was the Founder and Managing Director of a professional services company in Sydney, Australia. He is a graduate of the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and holds several certifications in many areas, including Business Analysis, Sales and Marketing.

About Paragon
Paragon Solutions is a business and technology consulting firm that specializes in enterprise information management to help clients leverage information assets for better business results. The company does this through its industry practices, solution accelerators and specialized technology competencies that help clients achieve operational efficiency, business scalability and regulatory compliance.

Paragon’s Advisory and Strategic Services Consulting Practice supports the Financial Services, Insurance, Life Sciences and Telecommunications practices. The Advisory teams address the key challenges facing firms today: rising costs, compliance issues, increased complexities and diverse distribution. Paragon’s customer focused solutions leverage decades of experience in business process optimization and automation.

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Erik Raper
Paragon Solutions
(908) 653-3016