Chris is Associate Director within
Strategic Sourcing at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Vertex is a global
biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to
create transformative medicines for people with serious and
life-threatening diseases. Chris’s international category remit includes
marketing, digital, corporate and medical affairs across 18 countries and counting.
Originally a raw material buyer, Chris started his career sourcing direct
materials before transitioning to indirect sourcing while at Abbott
Laboratories. More recently, Chris was the global marketing agency
sourcing lead for Novartis Consumer Health. Outside of Sourcing , Chris also
has experience of SAP implementation programmes, negotiating with major retail
customers, marketing and corporate communications activities.