Dr. Med. Vet. Klaus Hellmann, Dipl ECVPT has been awarded a visionary CEO award by IHS Markit® for his key opinion leader status in pharmaceuticals, biologicals, feed additives, feed materials, medical devices and phytopharmaceutics as well as his role in transforming Klifovet into a leading animal health contract research organization. Klifovet AG was founded by Dr Hellmann in Munich in 1997 and specializes in the management and conduct of efficacy and safety studies, as well as full product development services and regulatory affairs capabilities that works globally with companies ranging from multinationals to start ups. Klifovet will remain under Dr Hellmann’s leadership as part of Argenta and Dr Hellmann will join Argenta’s senior leadership team.