Resource Person: Gerard J. Christian, Senior Vice President and Chief Global Business Services Officer
Venue: Seminar Hall B – Vikram Sarabhai Hall
Date: 19.12.2016 (Monday) / Time: 11.00 am – 12.00 pm.
Abstract of the Talk
This Guest Lecture is to provide international exposure to our students. The resource person will touch on global industry expectations and how to grow up the ladder within the organization. The resource person will also give insight about the career growth path of Today, Tomorrow and Beyond.
About the Resource person
Gerard J. Christian is our Senior Vice President and Chief Global Business Services Officer, a position he has held since March 2016. In his current role, Mr. Christian leads our technology, digital services, process excellence and global business center organizations globally for VWR. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Christian served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from August 2012 to February 2016, Vice President of Shared Services as well as Vice President, Pricing and Contract Administration from January 2011 until August 2012 and Vice President and Country Manager for VWR Ireland from March 2007 until December 2010. Mr. Christian earned a B.S. in accounting from Canisius College and an M.B.A. from the University of Buffalo, with a concentration in finance.
About the Company
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the leading, global, independent provider of products, services, and solutions to laboratory and production facilities.
With sales in excess of $4.3 billion in 2015, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government, and healthcare industries.
With more than 160 years of experience, VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence, and differentiated services to improve our customers’ productivity from research to production. VWR’s differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends.
Our dedicated team of more than 9,300 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals, and production engineers to achieve their goals.
For more information on VWR please visit http://www.vwr.com.