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Richard Pilnik

Richard Pilnik

Senior Advisor

Areas of Focus:

  • BioPharma and Life Sciences

Prior Experience:

  • QuintilesIMS
    Executive Vice President and President
  • Eli Lilly and Company
    Group Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer; President Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and CIS; Vice President Global Marketing and Sales; Area Vice President, Latin American and Canada
  • Eli Lilly Mexico
    President and Managing Director
  • American Hospital Supply Corporation
    Latin American Regional Manager


  • Certara (Previous)
  • Chairman of DiaMedica Therapeutics Inc. 
  • Chairman of Chiltern International Limited 
  • Duke University Fuqua School of Business 
  • Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers Association's Latin America Committee, European Executive Committee, and Council of America’s Advisory Board (Previous)
  • Invida Pharmaceutical Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Previous)
  • Elan Corporation Limited (Previous)
  • Business Council for International Understanding (Previous)


  • B.A.
    Duke University
  • M.B.A
    Kellogg School of Management