May 2, 2013 – Chicago-based Cook Associates Executive Search has recruited Bryan Gleason as chief financial officer of Cytel, Inc. The search was led by Cary Morrill, vice president and member of the firm’s healthcare & life sciences and technology practices. Most recently, Mr. Gleason served as CFO of Connectedu. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Cytel provides clinical trial design services and specialized statistical applications primarily for the biotech and pharmaceutical research markets. Cook Associates provides retained executive search services to multinational corporations, early-stage entrepreneurial companies, midcap, privately held and family-owned businesses, as well as venture capital- and private equity-backed firms.