Executive Vice President Global Operations and Information Technology
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and our innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.
Pam Cheng is Executive Vice President of Global Operations & IT at AstraZeneca since June 2015. In this role, she is responsible for all manufacturing, supply chain, procurement & IT operations globally for the company. In addition, Pam serves on the Board of Directors for Codexis, an industrial biotechnology company based in California, USA. Prior to AstraZeneca, Pam spent nearly 18 years with Merck & Co., Inc. Pam was President of MSD (Merck) in China, responsible for MSD's entire business in the country. Prior to her role in China, Pam was Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Management & Logistics, responsible for managing Merck's supply chains around the world. In the early part of her career at Merck, Pam held responsibilities in Process Development & Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, & Supply Chain. Pam also held various Engineering and Project Management positions at Universal Oil Products (UOP), Union Carbide Corporation and GAF Chemicals prior to Merck. Pam holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA in Marketing from Pace University in the United States.