Juan Fernando Forero
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Juan Fernando Forero

Vice President of Global Supply Chain
Juan is the Vice President of Global Supply Chain Performance and Capabilities at Pfizer.
Juan is responsible to drive the global Supply Chain strategy and all the improvement initiatives across our Global Supply Chain team with the final objective of delivering customer service and sustainability improvements, Inventory optimizations and cost savings. His team also have the responsibility to develop and deploy new processes, best practices, and standard work globally.
Juan Joined Pfizer in 1993 at the Cali, Colombia site and held several positions of increasing responsibility in manufacturing and materials management. In 2004 he relocated to New Jersey as Senior Supply Chain Manager, LA & Canada supporting all businesses. From there, Juan has taken roles of growing global responsibility in areas of global planning, E2E product optimization, product strategy and new product launches including his previous role as Global SC Leader for the Pfizer Innovative Health portfolio.
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Tuesday, June 07, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT
Case Study: Redefining the COVID-19 Global Pandemic as a Catalyst for Change

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the challenge for Pfizer, and their partner BioNTech, wasn't just developing a vaccine – they also had to make it and deliver it -- and by the billions. This was no small feat – especially when you consider that the company was looking to do what would normally take more than five years in less than one.
But, with 172 years of experience on their side, Pfizer arguably developed the most efficient vaccine manufacturing machine that the pharmaceutical industry has seen. Listen as Juan F Forero, Vice President , Global Supply Chain Performance and Capabilities shares his insights and the innovative strategies that have allowed the company to deliver billons of doses of COMIRNATY vaccine to the world; strategies that may just change the future of supply chain.

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