F. John Mills, M.D., Ph.D.
John Mills is currently the Chairman of the Board of BioStorage Technologies, a company he co-founded in 2004. Dr. Mills is distinguished by his experience in managing global responsibilities in clinical research and clinical support services, an extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical development, and business and marketing expertise.
Prior to founding BioStorage Technologies, Dr. Mills served for three years as corporate senior vice president and president of clinical support services for Covance, Inc. (NYSE: CVD), a leading contract research organization headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. While there, Dr. Mills was responsible for a $300 million-per-year clinical services division that employed more than 2,000 staff members globally. This group included Covance’s central laboratory operations in the United States, Europe, Australia, Singapore and South Africa, as well as clinical trial packaging facilities in the United States and Europe. For six years prior, Dr. Mills was based in the United Kingdom as corporate vice president for Covance’s European clinical division where he oversaw operations in a dozen European countries. Prior to his career with Covance, Dr. Mills held senior positions in Asia and Europe with Janssen Pharmaceutica, a division of Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
Dr. Mills received his M.D. from Cambridge University and his Ph.D. in endocrinology from Surrey University in the United Kingdom. He holds diplomas in pharmaceutical medicine, aviation medicine and marketing and has authored more than 40 scientific papers as well as a textbook on aviation medicine.