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.