Awards & Recognition

We are proud to have received numerous awards in the CRO industry. This recognition reflects the passion our employees bring to our mission.

  • 2022

    Parexel Named 2022 Catalyst Award Winner

    Parexel was named a 2022 Catalyst Award winner by the global nonprofit organization Catalyst. Parexel was recognized for its Leveraging Gender Partnership to Advance Women in Leadership initiative that has evolved the company culture to one where women have the right resources and training to succeed.

    Parexel Named a Top 100 Company to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022

    Parexel ranks #19 out of the top 100 companies with the highest number of remote job openings throughout 2021. In addition, Parexel was recognized for being one of only eight companies to have made the FlexJobs list since its inception in 2014.

    "Partnership of the Year" by Medidata

    Parexel was selected in Medidata’s 2021 Customer Awards as “Partnership of the Year”, which recognizes partnerships with Medidata that demonstrates a shared commitment to clinical success and promotes the advancement and acceleration of clinical trial execution through collaboration.

    Best Place to Work in Massachusetts (Health Advances)

    Health Advances, a Parexel company, was ranked #9 in the Medium Companies category (organizations with 100-249 employees) for the fourth consecutive year.

    India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI) 2021 - Bronze Award

    Parexel receives Bronze Award in the 2021 India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI) 2021, a measure of efforts for LGBT+ inclusion. This is Parexel's second consecutive year to receive IWEI recognition.

  • 2021

    PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year - The Americas

    Celine Tizon earned the "Silver" award for Project Manager

    Scrip Award finalist

    Parexel selected as a Scrip award finalist for Best Clinical Research Organization - Full Service Provider

    FlexJobs Announces Top 30 Companies With the Most 100% Remote Jobs

    FlexJobs ranked Parexel as #22 for offering the most 100% remote job opportunities.

    2021 Human Capital Management Excellence Award:Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy (Business Acumen for Project Management)

    Parexel earned a silver medal in Brandon Hall Group’s Human Capital Management (HCM) Excellence Award Program for its a multi-day, group-based learning program (Parexel’s Business Acumen for Project Management)

    PharmaVoice 100: Peyton Howell and Sofia Baig

    Parexel’s Peyton Howell and Sofia Baig Named to 2021 PharmaVoice 100 Most Inspiring People in Life Sciences, recognized for for transformative efforts to drive equity and innovation across the industry

    2021 Leader in Diversity

    Parexel earns “Leaders in Diversity Award” from Triangle Business Journal, selected for its notable accomplishments this year in diversity inclusion, including our gender initiatives, Discussions on Diversity report, diversity committee launches, and employee DE&I training.

    2021 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award

    Parexel Recognized by Frost and Sullivan with 2021 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award, commended for "developing a flexible and agile delivery model to improve clinical trial outcomes.”

    2021 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award

    Parexel Recognized by Frost and Sullivan with 2021 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award, commended for "developing a flexible and agile delivery model to improve clinical trial outcomes.”

    2021 CRO Life Science Award - Capabilities (Overall, Big, Small); Expertise (Overall, Big); Reliability (Overall, Big); Quality (Overall, Big)

    Parexel recognized with CRO Leadership Award for 10th consecutive year

    Most Innovative CRO

    Parexel receives 2021 Life Sciences Award in the Most Innovative CRO category in Triangle Business Journal’s annual Life Sciences Awards.

    ISR Phase I Benchmarking Report: Most Favored Phase I Provider

    Parexel recognized as Most Favored Phase I Provider for fourth consecutive year

    ISR Phase II/III Benchmarking Report: Customer Loyalty

    Parexel ranked #1 for Customer Loyalty; earning top scores on key service provider selection attributes

    2021 Luminary: Mwango Kashoki

    Parexel’s Mwango Kashoki, MD, MPH, named a 2021 Luminary by Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association for identifying solutions to increase diversity in clinical trials

    DivHERsity Awards - Parexel India (3 awards for commitment to diversity in the workplace)

    Parexel India wins three 2021 DivHERsity Awards for our commitment to diversity in the workplace

    2021: Great Place to Work, Parexel India

    Parexel India certified as a 2021 Great Place to Work by GPTW Institute for our actions to strengthen our workplace culture

    2021 Annual Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ Workforce Equality

    Parexel ranks in top 20 percent of 2021 Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ workforce equality

  • 2020

    2020 Top 10 Corporate LATINA Executives

    Aida Sabo named one of Top 10 Corporate LATINA Executives of 2020

    2020 Best CRO - Full Service Provider

    Parexel wins “Best CRO - Full-Service Provider at annual Scrip Awards in December 2020

    2020 Patient First Award

    Parexel receives Medidata’s 2020 Patient First Award for its patients-first approach/ commitment to decreasing the burden of trial participation

    2020: PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year (International)

    2020 Silver award for start-up team of the year; 2020 Bronze award for team leader

    2020 PharmaVoice 100: Deb Talton

    Deb Tatton, SVP, Global Clinical Operations, named to the 2020 PharmaVOICE 100 list of the Most Inspiring People in Life Sciences

    Life Science Strategy Group Awards

    Received top-3 CRO ranking by customers in 2020 as perceived market leader on COVID-19 clinical development services and top-2 ranking in China

    Luminary: Peyton Howell

    Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) named Peyton Howell a 2020 Luminary for her impactful work advancing women’s careers in healthcare.

    2020: America's Best Employers for Diversity

    Parexel named to the 2020, 2019 & 2018 Forbes America’s Best Employers for Diversity List

    2020 Annual Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ Workforce Equality

    Parexel ranks in top 20 percent of Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ workforce equality

    2020 Best Brands, Parexel India

    Parexel’s India Team is First CRO to Receive The Economic Times Best Brands 2020 Award

    ISR Phase II/III Benchmarking Report: Customer Loyalty

    Received 2020 CRO Leadership Award for the 9th consecutive year. Recognized for Capabilities, Compatibility, Expertise, Phase IV, Quality and Reliability

    2020: DivHERsity Awards

    Parexel India Wins two DivHERsity Awards for our commitment to diversity in the workplace

    2020 LEED Certification, Gold (Parexel Mohali, India)

    Parexel’s Mohali, India, Office becomes Parexel’s fifth LEED Gold Certified Facility

    Top Executive in Corporate Diversity

    Aida Sabo named a Top Executive in Corporate Diversity by Black Enterprise

  • 2019

    PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year (Americas)

    2019 Gold Winner for Best New CRA, The Americas

    2019 PharmaVoice 100: Peyton Howell

    Peyton Howell, EVP, Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer, named to the 2019 PharmaVOICE 100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences

    Best CRO

    Parexel named “Best CRO” 2019 by Triangle Business Journal

    America's Best Employers for Diversity

    Most Robus CRO Supply Chain of the Year

    Parexel India awarded Most Robust CRO Supply Chain of the Year, 2019

    Supply Chain Executive of the Year

    Sanjay Vyas Named Supply Chain Executive of the Year, 2019

    ISR Phase II/III Benchmarking Report

    Ranked #1 Among Global CROs for Leadership in Phase II-III Services, 2019

    Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT

    Michelle Hoiseth named to HealthData Management’s “Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT” list, 2019

    Global Clinical Trial Site Relationship Benchmark Survey

    Named a top-3 CRO in CenterWatch’s 2019 Global Clinical Trial Site Relationship Benchmark Survey on attributes deemed most valued by sites

    Best Health Employer in China

    Named Best Health Employer in China 2018-2019

    Best Companies to Work For

    Named to siliconindia’s 2019 Best Companies to Work For

  • 2018

    PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year (International)

    Team Leader Category, Bronze (International)

    Fierce Innovation Award, Life Sciences Edition

    Winner of the 2018 Fierce Innovation Awards: Life Sciences Edition “Best in Show” for Best Outsourcing Partner for partnership with Datavant

    America's Best Employers for Diversity

    PAREXEL has been named to Forbes’ new “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list recognizing the top 250 employers across all industries.

    Best Use of RWE

    Winner of the first-ever Scrip Award for “Best Use of Real-World Evidence” 2018

    Top CRO

    Named the #2 Top CRO by PharmaIQ Network 2018

  • 2017

    PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year Award (International)

    Clinical Research Associate of the Year (International)

    2017 PharmaVoice 100: Sy Pretorius

    Sy Pretorius, EVP, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, named to the 2017 PharmaVOICE 100 Most Inspiring People in Life

    Avoca Group CRO Quality

    Awarded second place in the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) – Avoca Group 2017 CRO Quality Awards

    Largest Life Science Companies in MA

    Ranked #11 in 2018 & 2017 among Largest Life Science Companies List in Massachusetts

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