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Denis ZERR

IT Executif


Experienced executive leader of Information Technology in its largest definition, including business, industrial and analytical systems with a consistent record of achievements and demonstrated successes. In depth understanding of the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industry and manufacturing operations.

Expériences professionnelles


Radiology Partners , El segundo

De Avril 2019 à Aujourd'hui

Vice president, information system


Depuis le 01 mars 2011

In charge of Enterprise Information System, Technology Services which includes End User Computing, Telecommunications, Application Hosting, IS Service Desk, IS Service Management, IS compliance and Operational Excellence

Focus areas are - definition and transition from a single source provider to new service delivery strategy, Consumer centric service model, Cloud and Automation, Mobile devices, IS Security

Executive director, information system


De Avril 2008 à Janvier 2011

Leader of the IS team in charge of Information and Automation systems supporting Manufacturing, Quality and Process Development for both corporate and site functions. Member of both Amgen IS leadership team and Amgen Operations Senior leadership team

Executive director, manufacturing information and control systems


De Août 2005 à Février 2011

Created a global strategy, delivery processes and a new organization to deliver and maintain plant information and control systems across all Amgen operations - primary and secondary manufacturing, from early process development to large scale. The main objective is to both enable a major capacity expansion program and grow the operational excellence of Amgen's manufacturing network. This responsibility includes the leadership of the process automation discipline, the oversight and delivery of a project portfolio exceeding $300 Millions in four years. During the first 18 months, I established the strategy, standards, processes and partnerships, developed the organization from 3 to 40 collaborators leading up to 300 professionals, delivered Manufacturing Execution Systems.

Global director, manufacturing information & control systems, pharmaceutical operations,


De Octobre 2002 à Juillet 2005

Global leadership for information technology, process automation, and laboratory automation for Lilly’s existing and new pharmaceutical plants (15 world wide, 2 new constructions), including the distribution operations. My staff was composed of 320 Lilly employees in the sites and over 50 employees at the corporate level to deliver common solutions. Areas of specific focus include the definition of a global IT and Automation architecture aligned to ANSI S95 standards, the development of a robust delivery and validation capabilities, the centralized implementation of the SAP manufacturing suite at a global level along with the deployment of common distributed execution and control systems but also other engineering systems.

Director of information technology (it) for the european manufacturing operations


De Janvier 2002 à Octobre 2002

Ensured delivery of optimal value by IT and Automation systems for the seven Lilly manufacturing sites in Europe through the leadership of the local and regional manufacturing IT teams (110 Lilly employees) and the alignment/influence of global manufacturing IT and global IT service providers. Role based in the France.

Global manager of it and automation


De Novembre 1999 à Décembre 2001

Responsible of Information Technology, Process Automation and Lab Automation for four bulk manufacturing operations: the two largest Biotechnology facilities in the world, highly automated and running 7x24x350 under tight regulations, one Biotech plant in construction (Xigris) and one Fermentation facility. Initiated a major strategic technical shift in both the Automation Architecture and delivery approach, doubled the IT/Automation organization, focus on the delivery of Delta V DCS systems.

Various it leadership positions


De Septembre 1992 à Octobre 1999

Manager of the European Manufacturing Systems team, Apr. 1995 to Oct. 1999
based the Fegersheim Manufacturing operations

IT Project leader, Oct. 1992 to Mar. 1995, Fegersheim Manufacturing operations, France

Project leader


De Janvier 1991 à Septembre 1992

Project leader to support mass media interactive games

Charge de mission techniques de l'information - industry analyst, information technology


De Juillet 1989 à Novembre 1990

French Embassy/General Consulate in Quebec / Canada
Two concurrent assignment:
1 - develop collaboration between France and Canada/Province of Quebec on Information Technology
2 - develop and support information systems in use in the Quebec and Montreal Offices of the French General Consulate

Located in Quebec presence in both offices

Senior vice president, its


Senior vice president, information technologies and services


Formations complémentaires


Institut national des Télécommunications - Information Systems

0000 à Aujourd'hui

School is now called: TÉLÉCOM ÉCOLE DE MANAGEMENT and is now accredited by the Associations of MBAs (AMBA) and by AACSB (the association to advance collegiate school of business)


Université Paris Dauphine - Business Management

0000 à Aujourd'hui

Diplome Universitaire de Technologie

IUT de Strasbourg - Computer Science

0000 à Aujourd'hui

Baccalaureat C

Gymnase Jean Sturm - Math and Science

0000 à Aujourd'hui


Parcours officiels

Institut Mines-Télécom Business School – Manager IMT-BS – 1989