Executive Leadership

At Covance, we understand the complexity of the drug development process and the challenges you face. As your proactive partner, we’ll identify hurdles and address strategic approaches to evolve with your project. Together, we can achieve your milestones and help set you up for success. 

Our Executive Leadership team is committed to delivering innovative solutions that transform scientific possibilities into realities. Having helped develop one-third of all prescription medicines in the market today, we have proven ability to help deliver Solutions Made Real®.

Joe Herring

Joe Herring
Chief Executive Officer, Covance

Steve Anderson, Ph.D.

Steve Anderson, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, LabCorp
Chief Scientific Officer

Honggang Bi

Honggang Bi, Ph.D.
Corporate Vice President,
General Manager, China

Rick Cimino

Rick Cimino
Executive Vice President,
Group President, Clinical Development Services

Alison A. Cornell

Alison A. Cornell
Corporate Senior Vice President, 
Chief Financial Officer

Jared Freedburg

Jared Freedberg
Vice President,
Business Development and Strategy

Chris Gegelys

Chris Gegelys
Vice President,
Associate General Counsel

Deborah Keller

Deborah Keller
Executive Vice President,
Group President, R&D Laboratories

William E. Klitgaard

William E. Klitgaard
Corporate Senior Vice President,
Chief Information Officer

Ken Somberg

Kenneth A Somberg, MD, MBA
Vice President,
Chief Medical Officer

Lisa Uthgenannt

Lisa Uthgenannt
Corporate Vice President of Human Resources

John Watson

John Watson
Corporate Senior Vice President,
President Strategic Partnering, Chief Commercial Officer