a provider of “e-clinical” software and services for use in clinical trials, has has removed the “interim” label from the title of its chief financial officer.

Joseph Trepanier, who joined the company on an interim basis in May, was named “permanent” CFO by the etrials board this week. Before taking on the CFO role, Trepanier served as corporate controller and vice president of finance.

A 16-year finance veteran, Trepanier was chief operating officer at SmartOnline. He also has worked as CFO and CFO at DataFlux. Trepanier received an MBA from Southern New Hampshire.

etrials (Nasdaq: ETWC) has worked with clients on more than 900 trials.