Chris Wells

SVP, Human Resources

Mr. Wells has served as a senior level business executive for more than 35 years, building a wealth of expertise as a strategist and operations professional.  His experience spans various industry sectors, including life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, and consumer products.  In addition to his role as a human resources consultant to Leading BioSciences, Mr. Wells is founder and senior principal of Wells + Associates, a full-service operations consultancy providing expertise and resources in human resources, information technology and facilities management & design to enable the success of start-up and emerging companies.

Prior to forming Wells + Associates, he held various executive level positions including vice president, human resources and information technology at XOMA Corporation, senior vice president, human resources at F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Syntex Corporation and Epic Healthcare. He also held various human resources positions at PepsiCo/Frito Lay and Burlington Industries. In these roles, he was instrumental in the design and delivery of key domestic and international change initiatives and processes that brought to fruition operational strategies contributing to organization success.  Mr. Wells received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, North Carolina. He is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.