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Quintiles’ Women Inspired Network Wins Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association ACE Award



  Quintiles’ Women Inspired Network Wins Healthcare Businesswomen’s
  Association ACE Award

 Award recognizes Quintiles’ excellence in corporate leadership programs for
                                    women

Business Wire

FAIRFIELD, N.J. -- November 6, 2013

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is pleased to announce
Quintiles’ Women Inspired Network (WIN) as the winner of the 2013 HBA ACE
Award. HBA created the award to recognize corporations’ efforts to strengthen
the Advancement, Commitment and Engagement (ACE) of women’s careers in the
healthcare industry. The ACE award will be presented on November 14 at the
2013 HBA Leadership Conference in Boston, Mass.

"Internal corporate initiatives that support women are critical to realize
business performance results, including innovation and retention. The annual
HBA ACE Award honors internal leadership programs that perform,” says Terri
Pascarelli, HBA president and vice president for client development at
YourEncore Inc. "We're so proud to honor the Quintiles program as the first
ACE winner that is a provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial
outsourcing services. This mirrors the expanding breadth of the HBA."

Quintiles’ WIN program works to establish a corporate culture that inspires
women to be leaders. It fosters recognition that diverse leadership enhances
business success and makes Quintiles an employer of choice for talented women
in the healthcare industry. The network has grown exponentially over the past
few years, spanning all segments of the organization and every corner of the
globe, including Asia, Japan, Africa, India, Latin America, the U.S. and
Europe. Quintiles offers unique opportunities for WIN members to discuss
leadership through groups such as the WIN book club, coaching program and
informal conversations with Quintiles leaders. WIN also partners with the
national and local HBA chapters for insight, benchmarking and programming
ideas. To learn more about Quintiles’ WIN, watch this video.

“Winning the 2013 HBA ACE Award validates Quintiles’ significant efforts to
foster the development of women leaders throughout our organization and the
industry,” said Tom Pike, chief executive officer at Quintiles. “WIN is a very
important part of the fabric of our organization and one of the great
catalysts we have internally for leadership development. Women comprise about
65% of Quintiles’ population and we promote the idea that women innovate,
achieve business goals and advance Quintiles’ industry leadership in every job
throughout the company.”

A panel of industry leaders judged entrants against five criteria: measurable
results and impact on target population; degree to which it supports the
overall business; stewardship, or depth of commitment to the program;
effectiveness of the execution; and built-in sustainability.

Judges for the ACE award were:

  * Alexandra Jung, principal at Ernst & Young LLP
  * Paul Katz, MD, founding dean of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan
    University
  * Kristi Raube, adjunct professor in the graduate program in health
    management at the Haas School of Business
  * William S. Sheldon, former president and COO of Eisai Inc., current
    member, board of trustees, Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and the
    HBA’s first Honorable Mentor
  * Deborah Coogan Seltzer, Life Sciences Practice, Spencer Stuart and ACE
    Award Judging Chair

The ACE Award builds on the HBA’s leadership role in recognizing women in the
healthcare industry and creating high-profile role models. The HBA Woman of
the Year award, celebrating a 25^th anniversary in 2014, recognizes an
outstanding woman in the healthcare industry, is presented each May at a
luncheon in New York City attended by more than 2,000 industry executives.
Also honored at the Woman of the Year event are the Honorable Mentor, a male
industry leader who supports the HBA mission; the HBA STAR winner as well as
over 100 Rising Stars, high-potential women leaders at HBA Corporate Partners.

About The HBA

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is in its fourth decade as a
global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of
women in healthcare worldwide. With 15 chapters throughout the US and in
Europe, HBA serves a community of 20,000 individuals and 100 Corporate
Partners. The HBA provides networking forums to build relationships; knowledge
sharing and access to thought leaders to broaden perspective; educational
programs to develop leadership skills and cutting edge industry knowledge and
recognition of outstanding women and companies to promote visibility of their
achievements. For more information, visit www.hbanet.org.

About Quintiles
Quintiles (NYSE: Q) is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical
development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than
28,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries. We have
helped develop or commercialize all of the top-50 best-selling drugs on the
market. Quintiles applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along
with extensive therapeutic, scientific and analytics expertise to help our
customers navigate an increasingly complex healthcare environment as they seek
to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of better healthcare
outcomes. To learn more about Quintiles, please visit www.quintiles.com.

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Contact:

Quintiles
Mari Mansfield, + 1-919-998-2639
Media Relations
mari.mansfield@quintiles.com
Mobile: +1-919-259-3298
or
Karl Deonanan, +1-919-998-2789
Investor Relations
InvestorRelations@quintiles.com
or
Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association
Carol Meerschaert, + 1-610-651-2930
Marketing and Communications
cmeerschaert@hbanet.org
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