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Dave Williams

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Dave Williams
david.williams11[at]merck.com
Associate Vice President and CIO
Merck Animal Health
Madison, New Jersey

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Dave Williams is Associate Vice President and CIO of Merck Animal Health — a division of Merck that develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of veterinary medicines and services. Williams is a member of the Merck Animal Health Leadership Team and is responsible for Information Technology globally across the value chain — R&D, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, and enterprise processes such as Finance. He is also a member of Merck’s Executive IT Leadership Team.

Prior to his current role, Williams led Enterprise Information Management for Merck. From 2002 to 2009, he held IT leadership roles at Schering-Plough, including Divisional Information Officer (DIO) for Global Corporate Systems. The first ten years of his career included roles in health care, chemical industries, and consulting, where he worked with a variety of companies, from startups to multinational corporations.

EDUCATION: BS in Economics and Finance, University of Scranton.

PERSONAL PASSIONS: Family time, exercise, and golf.