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Quintiles

Quintiles Transnational
Public
Traded as NYSE: Q
Industry Contract Research Organization
Pharmaceutical Service Consulting
Founded 1982
Headquarters Durham, North Carolina, USA
Key people
Dennis Gillings, Executive Chairman
Tom Pike CEO
; Paula Brown Stafford, President Clinical
Products Support services for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical companies and individuals
Revenue IncreaseUS$ Approximately $4.2 billion in Service Revenue (2014)
Number of employees
~ 32,000 (2015)
Website http://www.quintiles.com/

Quintiles Transnational (NYSE: Q), is a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than 32,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries.

Quintiles is the world’s largest clinical trials and associated laboratory and analytical services. Quintiles' Integrated Healthcare Services supports diverse functions, including contract pharmaceutical sales in many geographic markets, as well as a growing number of healthcare business services, such as outcome-based and payer/provider services.

History

In 1982, Gillings founded and incorporated Quintiles Transnational in North Carolina.[1]

Quintiles Transnational established Quintiles Pacific Inc. and Quintiles Ireland Ltd. in 1990, and in 1991 Quintiles GMBH was established in Germany and Quintiles Laboratories Ltd. was established in Atlanta, Georgia.

In September 1996, Quintiles purchased Innovex Ltd. of Britain for $747.5 million in stock and agreed to buy BRI International Inc.

Quintiles went public in 1997 and completed a successful secondary stock offering.

Leadership

Dennis Gillings was inducted into the CBE.

References

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External links

  • Quintiles Transnational Corporation website
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