With over 20 years in Pharma, Chris has held a variety of roles in Manufacturing, Strategic Development and Supply Chain. All of these roles have required the development of Business Continuity Plans to ensure the continued supply of critical medicines to patients across the globe. Prior to his current role, Chris led the North America hub warehouse for Roche Drug Substance, managing the flow of $40 billion dollars’ worth of product annually.
Chris is currently the Global Business Capability Owner for Roche Warehousing. In this role Chris is responsible for aligning the business processes used by over 60 warehouses worldwide. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from UCLA and a Master’s in Business Administration from UC Davis. Chris is a Black Belt in Lean/Six Sigma methodology and is Certified in Production Inventory Management by APICS.
Chris lives in Northern California with his wife Barbara and their menagerie of three cats, two dogs and a cockatiel. As a strong supporter for STEM education he sits on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club and previously on the Vacaville Unified School District Board of Education.