Alessandro De Luca is the Chief Information Officer for Merck Healthcare, the group’s pharmaceutical division. His mission is to design, deliver and implement technological solutions in the area of IT/Digital that will improve lives and Access-to-Health across the globe. In 2019, he was been awarded as "top 100 leader in HealthCare" by the IFAH (International Forum for Advancements in Healthcare). In 2017, he was interviewed by WSJ and several other newspapers for his groundbreaking work in “Self Driving Supply Chain”. In 2016, he was elected “The Inspirational Leader of the Year” within the Merck BioPharma division. In 2015, he was awarded the Nr 1 Pharma “Most Influential Supply Chain Executive in Europe” (among the top 5 across all industries) by the SCM magazine.

Previously to his Pharma supply chain experience, he worked in Procter & Gamble (FMCG’s industry) for 20 years holding positions across Innovation&Marketing, Manufacturing, Engineering and Supply Chain Management..
He has operated in countries such as China, Russia, Venezuela, Spain and several Eastern European countries and has been based in Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Spain.