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Based in Waltham, MA, leverages its proprietary DNA Encoded Library (DEL) platform containing over 200 billion small molecules to accelerate and support drug discovery programs. X-Chem, has collaborated with most leading pharmaceutical companies in the world and has partnerships with top tier biotechnology companies, academic centers and non-profit institutions throughout the US, Europe and Japan.

X-Chem was acquired by GHO Capital Opportunities (GHO), a specialist healthcare investor, in June 2020.

Freeman Clarke have a long-standing relationship with GHO and we were engaged to audit and explore X-Chem’s IT landscape, to create a strategy and roadmap for the future, to highlight risks and to identify new opportunities.

X-Chem has ambitious plans for the coming years, and systems and digital will be at the heart of these plans. They have proprietary custom software, complex back-office systems and reporting requirements, a growing infrastructure, and an internal IT and software development team. They need a roadmap for growth of the business processes and systems and the IT capabilities encompassing all aspects of technology, internal IT team, and external supplier selection and management.

Terry Loding, COO and Head of Strategy commented:

“The Freeman Clarke team have been excellent people and I am very pleased with the results. As experienced execs, rather than consultants, they are focused on the business issues and opportunities that matter to us. They have built on work already done by others and are shaping a new vision for our IT which will significantly contribute to the value of the business.”

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Freeman Clarke is the largest and most experienced team of part-time (we call it “fractional”) CIOs and CTOs. We work exclusively with ambitious organizations and we frequently help our clients to use technology to beat their competition.

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