FORA.tv Speaker - Ralph Loura
Ralph Loura is CIO of The Clorox Company, a leading manufacturer and marketer of consumer products, where he is responsible for the company's worldwide use of information technology. In this role, Loura leads Clorox's information technology organization and directs the company's strategic technology initiatives in support of Clorox's goal of making everyday life better, every day.
Prior to joining Clorox, Loura was SVP, IT at Medicis, the leading independent specialty pharmaceutical company in the U.S. focused primarily on the treatment of dermatological and aesthetic conditions. While there, he was instrumental in transforming the IT organization from a purely service based technical support function into a strong business partner driving value through a myriad of methods including; a successful deployment of the company's first enterprise class ERP system, (implementing SAP across Finance, Purchasing, Supply-Chain and HR functions), performing vital systems infrastructure improvements, and a series of process improvements designed to enable Medicis' IT organization to transform its core operations into a strategic competitive advantage for the company.
09.14.10 | 00:32:01 min
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