KENILWORTH, N.J., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) today approved an expanded role and promotion for Ian McInnes, Ph.D., to senior vice president and president, Global Supply Chain. He had been senior vice president, Global Supply Chain. The change reflects the new scope of the company's global supply chain strategy that now includes operations from Organon BioSciences N.V., acquired in November 2007.
McInnes, an adviser to Schering-Plough's Executive Management Team, is responsible for more than 60 manufacturing sites worldwide. His responsibility for Global Supply Chain operations includes the supply of products to Schering-Plough's customers to meet market requirements, as well as the development and implementation of a global manufacturing strategy that integrates all manufacturing facilities worldwide. These include facilities for human prescription medicines and for animal health and consumer health care products. McInnes additionally is responsible for the company's global procurement activities.
McInnes joined Schering-Plough as senior vice president, Global Supply Chain, in May 2004. He holds both a B.S. degree in manufacturing technology and manufacturing management and a Ph.D. degree in manufacturing engineering and systems from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development platform to human prescription and consumer products as well as to animal health products. In November 2007, Schering-Plough acquired Organon BioSciences, with its Organon human health and Intervet animal health businesses, marking a pivotal step in the company's ongoing transformation. Schering-Plough's vision is to "Earn Trust, Every Day" with the doctors, patients, customers and other stakeholders served by its colleagues around the world. The company is based in Kenilworth, N.J., and its Web site is http://www.schering-plough.com.
|SOURCE Schering-Plough Corporation|
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