CARY, N.C. – Martin Tyson, a former chief information officer at Quintiles, is the new CIO for Cetero Research, a contract research organization.

Tyson will oversee IT operations for the seven facilities operated by Cetero. He will be based in Cary.

Before joining Cetero, Tyson was senior vice president for information systems and technology at another CRO. He has also worked for Wellcome and Glaxo Wellcome in management roles.

A graduate of MIT, Tyson has more than 30 years of experience in information technology.