Simon Webb

Head of Global IT - Development, Manufacturing & Digital Transformation, AstraZeneca

Simon has around 25 years in Information Technology & Digital leadership, primarily in the pharmaceutical industry with focus on manufacturing and supply chain. Experience has been gained at major global leaders - Eli Lilly, Pfizer and AstraZeneca. This this has spanned the globe with extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region, including Japan and China, and more recently throughout Europe and the USA. Simon leads the global Smart Factories strategy for AstraZeneca which is aiming embracing Industry 4.0, and now 5.0 principles to transform its strategic factories across the globe to deliver even more value for our people, our patients, and our planet. Simon is now regarded as one of the global leaders in Pharma 4.0 Manufacturing Transformation.