David Smoley was appointed CIO of AstraZeneca in April 2013. He was formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Flextronics, a position he held since December 2006. Leading IT publication, InformationWeek recently ranked Mr. Smoley as one of the top 50 Global CIOs -- IT Leaders Changing the Business World.
Prior to Flextronics, Mr. Smoley served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Honeywell's Aerospace Electronics Systems. Mr. Smoley's extensive IT career also includes management positions with General Electric where he most recently held the position of Director and Chief Information Officer for GE Power Controls in Barcelona, Spain.
Mr. Smoley holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Clemson University and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia.