Consulting Firm Hires Mr. Church to Meet Growing Demand for R&D and Commercial Strategy

August 12, 2014 – Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Kineticos, a specialized management consulting firm serving the life science industry, today announced the hiring of Christopher Church as a new Managing Director. Mr. Church adds life sciences expertise in areas such as feasibility analysis (corporate strategy, portfolio, and product-levels), asset valuation and market positioning, alliance prospecting, and negotiation and management pricing strategy to the Raleigh-Durham based consulting firm.

Mr. Church joins Kineticos with over 10 years of experience developing and executing R&D and commercialization strategies for small, medium and large Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device companies. While working at two of the largest global contract research organizations (CROs), Quintiles and PAREXEL, Mr. Church leveraged clinical, operational, regulatory, and commercialization insights to deliver and execute on recommendations for efficient and effective R&D and marketing spend. Mr. Church received a BS in Anatomy & Physiology from East Carolina University and an MBA in Product Development & Marketing from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

“As the Life Science industry continues to evolve at break-neck speed, creative and adaptive solutions are necessary to influence progressive and sustainable change. I’m excited to join a consultancy, in Kineticos, dedicated to maintaining a culture that incorporates the expertise and agility necessary to support such change,” said Mr. Church.

“Our rapid growth over the last 3 years is gratifying because it reflects the trust that our clients place in our approach and our team,” Kineticos CEO Shailesh Maingi noted. “By broadening our expertise with the talented individuals like Christopher, our hope is to become an even more valuable resource for our clients as we navigate together the tremendous opportunities and challenges the life sciences industry presents today.”

About Kineticos

Kineticos is a specialized management consulting firm serving the life science industry. The firm is focused on identifying opportunities to drive strategic growth and achieve operational excellence for its clients. Kineticos’ capabilities reside in six core service areas: Strategy and Growth, R&D Innovation, Operational Excellence, Sales and Go-to-Market, M&A, and Strategic Sourcing. The firm maintains a broad base of clients including biopharmaceutical companies, services companies, and investors. To learn more, visit the company’s website at http://www.kineticos.com.

Contact:
Kevin Hampton
Kineticos
919-678-3206
kevin.hampton@kineticos.com