February 2, 2010

Richard Shepperd is retiring as president and CEO of Bioanalytical Systems Inc., a West Lafayette-based provider of clinical research services and equipment. Sheppard already surrendered his position as president, and the company’s board named Anthony Chilton, the company’s chief operating officer, interim president. The board said it would conduct a national search for a new CEO. Shepperd, 69, became CEO in September 2006 and had agreed to stay no later than December 2009. During his tenure, Bioanalytical’s stock lost 85 percent of its value.

Dr. Michael Langley has joined Carmel-based Anson Group as a regulatory consultant. Langley retired from Eli Lilly and Co., having served in many roles, including director of regulatory affairs and clinical research.

Dr. Shanna Bowman and Dr. Stacey Smith have joined County Line Pediatrics, a new practice on South Emerson Avenue that's part of St. Francis Medical Group. Both Bowman and Smith earned their medical degrees at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

The Indiana Health Industry Forum made Kristin Jones its president and CEO after she had performed those jobs on an interim basis since 2008. Also, the health and life sciences group named former Roche Diagnostics executive Joerg Schreiber chairman.