Tim Neathery is a clinical research executive with over 25 years of cross-functional experience in Human Resources practices with an outstanding track record leading teams and organizations to deliver on aspects critical to successful growth and scalability. Highly regarded across the clinical research industry, Tim’s extensive background centers around developing and implementing employee-first HR strategies, best-in-class solutions, and cultures to advance recruitment and retention efforts.
Prior to joining Javara, Tim served as Senior Vice President, HR Shared Services, Talent Acquisition and People Insights and Analytics at PPD, where he led advancement efforts across HR. His ability to develop key executive relationships and establish best practice solutions led to the globalization of PPD’s TA function and the insourcing of the Contingent Labor Program, which is currently an $80 million annual program under his leadership. While at PPD Tim also established an internal executive search function to improve the organization’s success in landing high-level talent aligned to the company’s culture. He also co-led the Building Talent Advantage committee focused on engagement and turnover across the enterprise. Prior to his most recent role, Neathery held multiple other leadership positions including Senior HR Business Partner and Vice President of Talent Acquisition during nearly two decades with PPD.
Tim has been nominated for and completed the Global Leadership and Lead Vision Programs and is a DDI Certified Targeted Selection Trainer. He received his B.A. in Human Relations from High Point University in North Carolina.