Ed Morris 1

Ed Morris
Senior Executive Advisor


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Ed Morris

Professional Background

  • Develops and implements IT and operational strategies and solutions to accelerate post-merger integration projects including GMP applications, process automation, and IT infrastructure
  • Led the successful integration of eight pharmaceutical sites in six countries over a three year period while consistently driving down costs
  • Life Sciences domain expertise sector including pharma, biologics and medical devices development, manufacturing and commercial operations
  • Well versed in FDA and global regulations related to Quality Management, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, and HIPAA compliance
  • Hands-on experience with planning and managing complex multi-stream programs governing the transition of GMP & GCP systems
  • Leadership of multiple work streams, project managers and stakeholders
  • BS in Management Information Systems, Gartner certified IT Project Management
  • Strategic advisor to pharmaceutical executive management to reduce the cost of quality management and drug development

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • TSA Negotiation
  • FDA Compliance
  • Program Management
  • Due Diligence & Risk Assessment
  • Governance and Reporting
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Technical Operations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Resource Allocation
  • Vendor Management
  • Product Development

Professional Experience

  • Sanofi / PTx Transition Manager, Seattle, WA
  • GSK / Avara Transition Manager, Aiken, SC
  • Pfizer / Avara Transition Manager, Milan
  • AstraZeneca / Avara Transition Manager, Bristol, UK
  • Astellas / Avara Transition Manager, Norman, OK
  • UCB / Avara Transition Manager, Reims France
  • Merck / Avara Transition Manager, Arecibo, PR
  • Quality Consultant, Cytokinetics
  • Remediation Consultant, Merck, Rahway, NJ
  • Validation Team Lead, Novartis, Suffern NY

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