George Vlachos, Akesa

George Vlachos

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

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With a career spanning over 25 years, George Vlachos is renowned for his expertise and leadership in the pharmaceutical industry.

As Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Akesa, George’s focus on global sourcing and procurement of comparator pharmaceutical products has been crucial in navigating the complex challenges of clinical trial management. His proactive approach and vast network enhance Akesa’s capabilities in securing essential pharmaceuticals, ensuring the highest standards of quality in clinical operations.

George has a deep knowledge of the clinical trial supply chain and its associated complexities developed across his vast career working at industry giants including contract research organisation (CRO) PPD and IQVIA, and with global pharmaceutical company at Lilly. During his early career, George excelled in managing large scale clinical trials across APAC as Region PM and developing a clinical trial distribution depot and GMP facility in Australia. George’s leadership within the industry and vast network helps to position Akesa as a leader in pharmaceutical sourcing for clinical trials, supporting substantial advances in global health.