Evidence suggests Tom Pike is a competent transitional leader, but not standout, maverick CEO.
As the main face behind the successful Quintiles IPO, Pike proved himself a polished leader with deep experience speaking to investors. An articulate executive, he focuses on clients, smooth processes, and nurturing his team.
His greatest weakness is a penchant for hiring people who “look the part” and whom he likes personally, rather than the best candidates with the most operational knowhow.
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