Michele D’Alessandro

Michele D’Alessandro

  • Vice President & CIO
  • Merck

Michele is currently Vice President and CIO for the Manufacturing Division with Merck.  In this role, she provides strategic leadership, oversight and delivery of information technology and digital solutions for the Merck Manufacturing Division.  This includes Small Molecule, Vaccines, Sterile, and Biologics lines of business, as well as the enabling functions of Supply Chain, External Manufacturing, Global Science, Technology, and Commercialization, and Global Quality.


Previously she served as Merck’s IT Transformation Supply Chain Leader responsible for supply chain strategy and integration through information-based productivity, and platform leadership for all domain analytics across the supply chain and manufacturing landscape.  Prior to that, she led the ERP Competency Center including Global Program Director for Merck’s SAP program.


Michele holds a Bachelors’ double major degree in Math and Computer Science from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. in Information Sciences from Rutgers Graduate School of Management.  Michele also serves on the Strategic Advisory Board for Enigma and the Big Data Advisory Board for Rutgers University.