Executive Committee

Michael Bell

Chief Executive Officer, inVentiv Health

Michael Bell, CEO of inVentiv Health, brings to the organization three decades of business management and operational expertise at leading global services companies. Seamlessly orchestrating inVentiv Health's vast development and commercialization capabilities, he is responsible for identifying operational efficiencies and strategic synergies across inVentiv to help biopharmaceutical clients solve their most challenging problems. Mike previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at the Company.

An industry veteran known for strategic innovation and cultivating top talent, Mike has managed sophisticated global service organizations through every stage of growth. Prior to joining inVentiv Health, Mike served as Senior Executive Vice President of John Hancock Financial Services, reporting to the Chairman and CEO. In this role, Mike doubled the growth rate of the businesses he managed while raising productivity to some of the highest levels in the industry. He also cofounded and helped lead the Monitor Group, where he partnered with and provided counsel to companies across the healthcare delivery continuum. Under his leadership, Monitor Group grew rapidly to 1,000 employees and opened 25 offices worldwide. Mike also has served as a Managing Partner and Founder of Monitor Clipper Partners, a private equity firm, where he specialized in professional services, procurement outsourcing and pharmaceutical marketing services.

Mike also served as Chairman, and now Chairman Emeritus, of Brigham and Women's Hospital. Previously, he served as a trustee and the Chair of Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, where he spearheaded a turnaround to profitable growth and development. Further advancing healthcare innovation, Mike has established two Distinguished Chairs including the Michael and Lee Bell Professorship in Women’s Health at Harvard Medical School, the school’s first endowed professorship in women’s health, and the Distinguished Chair in Surgical Innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Mike has also served on the Partners Healthcare Finance Committee and is a former trustee of the Partners Healthcare System in Boston.

Mike received his Bachelor's degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania before attending Harvard Business School for a Master of Business Administration. He shares his business skills and knowledge as an Adjunct Lecturer at Babson College and holds several other leadership positions with not-for-profit organizations.

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