Juan Luis Torres
Senior Vice President of Global Quality, Biogen
In his role at Biogen, Dr. Torres leads the company’s Global Quality organization of more than 500 employees and is responsible for quality systems at all Biogen sites. His responsibilities include corporate compliance, quality supply chain management, training, and global standards. He previously held leadership positions at Centocor, Inc., Bayer Corporation, Organon Teknika, and Akzo Chemicals. Dr. Torres serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the NC State Poole College of Management and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. He also is the founder and Board Chairman of Ingenuitas. He is a founding member and served as board president for Hands of Compassion, a non-profit organization that provides primary medical services for impoverished communities in South America and Africa. He has also served on the Administrative Council for the Church of God in Cary, N.C. In addition, to his extensive experience in the biotechnology arena, Dr. Torres is passionate about K-12 education and entrepreneurship. Dr. Torres is a 2014 recipient of Triangle Business Journal Leader in Diversity award. Dr. Torres is a 2014 recipient of Triangle Business Journal Leader in Diversity award. Dr. Torres received his Ph.D. in biochemistry and toxicology from NC State University in 1987, and his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Dayton in 1982 and 1981, respectively. Originally, from Seville, Spain, Dr. Torres now resides in Cary.