Dennis Gillings - United Kingdom
Dennis Gillings , Chairman , Quintiles
Dennis Gillings was born and educated in the United Kingdom. He began providing statistical consulting and data management services to pharmaceutical clients in 1974 during his tenure as professor of biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Quintiles arose from his consulting activities and was incorporated in 1982 with 10 employees.
Today he serves on several boards and councils. With nearly 30 years’ experience in drug development applications and theory, Mr Gillings has provided expert consultation to numerous companies and health organizations.
He was honored by the Queen as Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2004 for services to the Pharmaceutical Industry.