Executive Director of Operational Excellence, Metrics, Clinical Quality Control, & Data Governance Reporting to the President of Drug Development and leading a global organization focused on delivering Quality clinical studies that are On-Time, At-Cost, and Best in Class.
Data Governance:Established a Data Governance Organizationto identify the authoritative source of clinical operations data, assign process ownership, and drive compliance to enhance organization performance
Through the Implementation of KPIs and the utilization of external benchmark data, quantified organization, CRO, and clinical study performance to identify gaps and establish a strategic direction for the OE organization to drive improvements aimed at maximizing effectiveness and efficiency of the Global Clinical Sciences & Operations Organization (GCSO).
Managed the process engineering and technical organization focused on driving out invariance, implementing process improvements, identifying capital upgrades, improving testing, and implementing statistical process control.
Utilized technical, operation, and Lean-Sigma skills to enhance the delivery capability of the Skin Healthcare R&D organization through strategic planning, external supplier performance management, project execution, and progress reporting of key business initiatives and business functions.
Actively embedded Lean-Sigma methodology into the worldwide R&D Procurement organization (responsible for ~ $1 billion/year of spend) to increase supplier value.
Improved the effectiveness and efficiency of the worldwide R&D Organization through the implementation of Lean-Sigma methodology, Hoshin Planning, and the coordination of 32 Black Belts.
Full responsibility for the strategic planning, operations management, safety & environmental aspects, and technology improvements of the 2800 batches/year photographic emulsion and chemical facilities.
Spearheaded the design and installation of a worldwide production baseline system (>$50 million in capital).
A strong technical leader, strategist, and change agent driven by data and focused on results, with a Lean-Sigma Black Belt and a comprehensive background in R&D, Operations Management, Project Management, External Supplier Performance Management, and Worldwide Manufacturing as well as business processes (i.e., Procurement). Proven ability to lead organization direct reports and motivate diverse worldwide teams to achieve and exceed business expectations.
Certified Lean-Sigma Black Blet
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