Costa Panagos is chief executive officer of Q2 Solutions, a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization that is part of the Research & Development Solutions organization at QuintilesIMS. Costa is responsible for helping biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights.
Previously, Costa was senior vice president and global head of Quintiles’ Global Laboratories, which included its Central Laboratory, BioAnalytical and ADME operations, as well as its Cardiac Safety Services organization. During his more than 17-year career at Quintiles, Costa has held several leadership roles, including leading its Global Sales Operations organization, as well as serving as global lead for several large, strategic accounts. Prior to Quintiles, Costa held various roles in the pharmaceutical division at Bayer.
Costa earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Brown University and an MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago.