George Llado - Fox IT Leader Award - 2015


George Llado is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Alexion, and is responsible for building the company’s Global Information Technology function, focusing on initiatives that enable Alexion to serve more patients around the world as it prepares to launch a number of new products and indications with anticipated approvals between 2015 and 2018.

Mr. Llado joined Alexion on January 1, 2015. Today, he and his global team develop and implement enterprise-level business applications and infrastructure, expand ERP implementation, manage information security, deliver new analytics tools, and design and deploy systems across Alexion’s R&D, Commercial, Manufacturing, and Quality functions.

Prior to joining Alexion, Mr. Llado served as Vice President, Information Technology for Merck’s manufacturing and supply chain organizations, where he led the planning and development of IT solutions for the company’s Manufacturing Division. Before that, Mr. Llado was Merck’s Vice President, Corporate IT and business line CIO for several functions. He also successfully managed the large-scale merger integration of Merck and Schering-Plough for the IT and Shared Business Services organizations. In addition, Mr. Llado has held several other positions of increasing responsibility at Merck, and previously worked at Citibank, N.A. earlier in his career.

Mr. Llado serves on the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Board and the Temple Fox IT Advisory Board. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from New York Institute of Technology.