Howard Rice, a former executive at etrials and Magellan Laboratories, is the new director of finance and administration at Global Software.

Rice, who earned his MBA at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, has worked for the past two years as a financial management consultant and contract chief financial officer at Websourced, SAS Institute and Biolink Life Sciences. Previously he worked at etrials and at Magellan Laboratories as CFO.

Global is a developer of real-time spreadsheet and business process management applications.