Boosting Traceability and Security in the Supply Chain with Serialization

  • What is serialization?
  • Global serialization mandates
  • Impact on manufacturing and the pharma supply chain
  • Implementation challenges
  • Technologies – Now and into the future

George Skillin
Sr. Director – Global Engineering

George Skillin is the Senior Director of Pfizer Global Engineering, where he manages a team of 35 engineering professionals in the Process, Equipment, Automation Engineering disciplines and manages the Global Serialization and Industrial Control System Cyber Security Programs for Pfizer. George joined Pfizer in 2002 taking on a 2+ year international assignment as a member of the Site Leadership Team in conjunction with the design, construction, and start-up of the Grange Castle Biotechnology Campus in Dublin, Ireland. Upon returning to the US, George led the Enterprise System Program at the Andover site, joined the Biotechnology Engineering Leadership Team and has been leading numerous teams and global programs including Process Engineering, Automation Engineering, Manufacturing Informatics, Communications, and Knowledge Management. George was appointed to the Pfizer Global Engineering Leadership team in December of 2009. Over the past 9 years, George has held numerous diverse leadership roles across Pfizer Global Engineering giving him broad experience across Pfizer’ Global Supply network of 65 manufacturing sites. George has worked at Eastman Kodak, Merck, Ernst & Young and has over 30 years in the Life Sciences manufacturing industry. He has a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maine and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Management in Finance and Cost Accounting.