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Christopher Day

Vice President Strategy & Performance
Responsible for:

Defining the AstraZeneca IT strategy and driving its implementation
Delivering a radical transformation of the AstraZeneca IT function including organisational and operating model change, establishment of a network of Global Technology Centres (GTCs) and technology transformation
Developing the AstraZeneca Enterprise Data and Analytics strategy and building a world class information management capability
All aspects of operational management for the AZ IT function including quality and regulatory compliance

Chris's move to AstraZeneca in 2010 followed 19 years' experience with the global management consultancy, Accenture, latterly as a senior executive within their global delivery group.

Over a broad ranging consulting career, Chris worked with senior leadership teams in many of Accenture’s largest global clients in a number of industry sectors. His work saw him partner closely with senior business leaders in the development of innovative business led IT strategies allowing him to develop a wealth of business and IT experience. Chris shaped and led a number of the largest business transformation programs undertaken in recent years and held global responsibility for leading risk and governance reviews across all areas of Accenture program delivery activity.

Chris has a degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham. He enjoys working in different cultures and has worked extensively across Europe, India and the US.

Chris is married with two children and is based in the UK. He is a keen sportsman with a passion for cricket and running.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, February 16

2:45pm IST