Wendell J. Knox

by Justin Cates
Wendell J. Knox
Former President & Chief Executive Officer
Abt Associates
Serves on Board of Directors for: Eastern Bank, The Hanover Insurance Group, Loomis Sayles Funds, Natixis

Wendell J. Knox was President and Chief Executive Officer of Abt Associates. In this role, Knox led the five-fold expansion of company revenues to over $300 million.

Knox’s research has included work in urban and regional economic development, minority business expansion, and employment and workforce development. His commercial consulting activities have focused on strategic planning, marketing, and quality measurement assignments in the financial services, healthcare, and automotive industries.

In 1983 Knox led the creation of the company’s Business Research and Consulting practice which later spawned a subsidiary known as Abt Biopharma Solutions.

Knox is active in civic affairs, including past or present board memberships with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, The Partnership, The Biomedical Sciences Career Program, and the National Association of Corporate Directors New England.

Knox is a graduate of Harvard University.

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