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Kris Mckinstrey
Digital Transformation Leader & Virtual CIO
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  • Experience8-15 years
  • Response rate100%
  • Response time1 hour
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London, England, United Kingdom
Can work onsite in your office in
  • London and around (up to 50km)

Project length

  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months

Business sector

  • Digital & IT
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Pharmaceuticals industry
  • Biotech
  • Tech
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Sports, Retail (Large Retailers), Medical , Luxury Goods, Consulting & Audits

Company size

  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people

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Kris in a few words
Kris has held IT leadership roles at GSK and Merck, where most recently he was the Global IT leader for Animal Health manufacturing and supply chain. He has over 15 years experience in leading IT/OT teams in manufacturing and supply chain, while also actively contributing to senior leadership teams for both business and IT.
Prior to leading the global IT organisation, Kris was the Global Digital Factory leader for Merck Animal Health manufacturing and supply chain business. During his time at GSK, Kris was leading human health IT/OT teams and was responsible for digital implementations as well as site operations.
In this role, Kris was responsible for developing the E2E digital strategy, roadmap and business case to enable business outcomes such as cost of goods sold reduction, reduced batch failure rates, reduced discards and review by exception batch release.

After gaining successful buy-in from senior executives and securing business case funding approvals, Kris was responsible for leading the global digital factory team, tasked with deploying selected use cases such as: MES, LIMS, OT Data Enablement, Data Historian, AI and Analytics, Shop Floor Scheduling, Lab Scheduling, Smart Applications, Robotic Process Automation, Augmented/Virtual Reality, Global Architecture and Digital Transformation office (Comms, Change, Value acceleration & Realisation).

Kris is now looking to use his industry experience to form successful long-standing partnerships with clients where MDTS can help customers with their digital transformations.

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    Menlo Park, CA, USA

    September 1998 - Today   25 years
    If I had to sum up my life up to this point, I'd say it's been one heck of a ride...

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