Pike picked to sit at Quintiles peak

Tom Pike, a 22-year veteran at the management consulting firm Accenture, is taking the helm at biopharma services giant Quintiles. Founder Dennis Gillings is staying on as executive chairman. "Healthcare is the most important industry of the next quarter century, and I'm excited because Quintiles is right at the center of improving the health of millions of people around the world," said Pike. Release