Frederic Wohlwend ist Group Chief Information & Technology Officer | Waypoint Capital Services | Géneve
Frederic is now CIO/CTO of Waypont Capital Services. He is the Winner of Swiss CIO Award 2013. He joined the Biopharmaceutical industry 20 years ago as Financial Analyst and held various positions with increased responsibilities within the Information Technology function before being appointed Global Chief Information Officer of Serono, a global Biotechnology leader, in 1998.
Appointed Head of IT for the Pharmaceutical Division of Merck KGaA in 2007, Frederic has led out of Geneva – Switzerland, the IT divestment of the groups Generics division while leading at the same time the integration of the newly created Merck Serono Division with a complete redesign of the application landscape leading to integrated Business processes.
Appointed Head of IT for the Chemicals Division of Merck KGaA in 2010, Frederic has relocated to Boston – USA to lead the IT Integration of Millipore, the newly acquired Life Sciences global leader.
In April 2011, Frederic is appointed Global Chief Information Officer of the Merck Group, based in Darmstadt – Germany.
Since January 2012, Frederic is also responsible for Business Process Harmonization across all Mercks Divisions.
Frederic is a Swiss citizen born in Kabul (Afghanistan) who lived in Bangkok (Thailand) and Rome (Italy) before graduating in Business and Finance Administration from the University of Geneva (Switzerland).
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