As Global Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Shrikant Ramachandran has Global responsibility for the company’s Information Technology. He assumes responsibility for partnering with the various divisions, regions, local markets and global support functions to deliver appropriate IT systems. Shri also directs all IT activities including Applications, Infrastructure and Projects in North Americas, Europe and Asia with the Regional Head of ITs reporting directly to him. Shri has extensive Global IT experience from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, which includes time living and working in Asia, Australasia, Europe and the US. Prior to joining Mallinckrodt, Shri was the Global VP and CIO for Synthes and was also responsible for the Integration & merger of Depuy Synthes a Johnson and Johnson family of companies. Previously, Shri held the position of Consulting Director at Deloitte working with several Fortune 500 clients in North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to Deloitte, Shri worked with CapGemini, IBM and SGS Thomson Microelectronics. Shri holds bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, India, a Masters of Engineering from Canterbury University, New Zealand and an MBA from Smeal School of Business at Penn State University, US.