Donald Ferguson

Donald Ferguson

Head of Operations Procurement, Head of Operations Procurement

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JOB TITLE: Head of Operations Procurement, Head of Operations Procurement

INDUSTRY: Health Care & Pharmaceuticals

CATEGORY: Consumables



Work experience

Head of Operations Procurement

AstraZeneca

March 2014 - Present

Reporing to the CPO, my group supports Operations globally. Our category focus incudes: Active Drug and Formulation; Direct Materials; Freight & Logistics; Biologics Supply, Engineering and Pharmacetical Development.

Our team partner across Operations in each of our 3 regions and provides additonal functional support to key areas. We also work closely with other global and local teams in Procurement under our "ONE Procurement" vision - with a focus on innovation, business and supplier partnering, our operating model, simpification and commercial excellence.

I have worked in AZ since the late 90s and love the company. What it stands for, how we help make a difference to peoples lives, the quality of the staff, and the opportunities here - all amazing. You will see from my profile the range of roles I have held! The work certainy allows me to get out and see the world. And my colleagues are fab - always learning from them

Head of Operations Procurement

AstraZeneca

March 2014 - Present

Reporing to the CPO, my group supports Operations globally. Our category focus incudes: Active Drug and Formulation; Direct Materials; Freight & Logistics; Biologics Supply, Engineering and Pharmacetical Development.

Our team partner across Operations in each of our 3 regions and provides additonal functional support to key areas. We also work closely with other global and local teams in Procurement under our "ONE Procurement" vision - with a focus on innovation, business and supplier partnering, our operating model, simpification and commercial excellence.

I have worked in AZ since the late 90s and love the company. What it stands for, how we help make a difference to peoples lives, the quality of the staff, and the opportunities here - all amazing. You will see from my profile the range of roles I have held! The work certainy allows me to get out and see the world. And my colleagues are fab - always learning from them

Head of Operational Excellence, Global Procurement

AstraZeneca

April 2013 - March 2014 ( 11 months )

Head of Operational Excellence, Global Procurement

AstraZeneca

April 2013 - March 2014 ( 11 months )

Head of Procurement, Corporate & Operational Excellence

AstraZeneca

January 2010 - April 2013 ( 3 years, 3 months )

Head of Procurement, Corporate & Operational Excellence

AstraZeneca

January 2010 - April 2013 ( 3 years, 3 months )

Head of Procurement Operational Excellence

AstraZeneca

January 2008 - January 2010 ( 2 years )

Head of Procurement Operational Excellence

AstraZeneca

January 2008 - January 2010 ( 2 years )

Finance Director, Global Procurement

AstraZeneca

January 2006 - January 2009 ( 3 years )

Finance Director, Global Procurement

AstraZeneca

January 2006 - January 2009 ( 3 years )

Director of Indirect Tax

AstraZeneca

January 2001 - January 2006 ( 5 years )

Director of Indirect Tax

AstraZeneca

January 2001 - January 2006 ( 5 years )

Group VAT Manager

AstraZeneca

January 1998 - January 2001 ( 3 years )

Group VAT Manager

AstraZeneca

January 1998 - January 2001 ( 3 years )

VAT Manager

KPMG

January 1994 - January 1998 ( 4 years )

VAT Manager

KPMG

January 1994 - January 1998 ( 4 years )

Senior VAT Inspector

HM Revenue & Customs

January 1988 - January 1994 ( 6 years )

Senior VAT Inspector

HM Revenue & Customs

January 1988 - January 1994 ( 6 years )

Education

The University of Dundee

of

1981 - 1984

Firhill High School, Edinburgh

of

1974 - 1981