Executive Leadership Appointment

Seventh Wave announces the appointment of Joe Flynn as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.

“I have personally known Joe for over 15 years and have always regarded him as an exceedingly competent and highly personable gentleman with clear thoughts, tremendous communication skills, and impeccable integrity.  I am very confident that he will play a transforming role with Seventh Wave, building on and adding to our solid reputation for quality and client service,” said John Sagartz, Seventh Wave’s CEO.

As CCO, Flynn will oversee the development and execution of a commercial strategy to accelerate growth, improve processes, penetrate new markets and build on an already solid customer base.   He will be responsible for developing and executing a business development and marketing strategy that strengthens client relationships and expands market share through improved client engagement.

Joe Flynn brings more than 25 years of experience in the contract research and laboratory services industries, with roles in both operations and sales.   He has assembled and managed teams supporting the discovery and development of pharmaceuticals.   He joins Seventh Wave with extensive experience developing commercial strategies to accelerate growth, improving executive sales teams, driving growth through leveraging strategic partnerships, and optimizing customer experiences.

Flynn has a record of delivering market-leading sales results through strategic account focus, sales leadership development and team motivation. Most recently, he served as Global Vice President of Sales and Client Services for the Discovery and Translational Services Division’s at Covance.  Previously he was Global Vice President of Sales and Client Services of Sales and Client Services of the Analytical Services Division, also at Covance.   Before moving into executive leadership Flynn held roles as a sales person and a regional sales manager.

Prior to his career in Sales, Flynn held roles of increasing responsibility in operational posts at Covance, PPD, and ABC Laboratories.   Flynn’s career began after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Missouri, Columbia.

About Seventh Wave Laboratories 

Seventh Wave is a consulting-based contract research laboratory located in Chesterfield, MO that provides integrated services for discovery and preclinical drug development.  By integrating PK/ADME, Bioanalysis, Toxicology, and Pathology, our organization affords our clients a multi-disciplinary environment that accelerates their program with focused strategy and execution.