David Williams, Associate Director, EHS; Merck & Co. Inc.
David is an influential leader with significant global experience and a multi-disciplinary background integrating environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S), information technology and process excellence. He has a strong foundation of EHS&S technical and regulatory compliance knowledge combined with highly developed leadership and management skills. David uses a management approach that empowers people and creates an engaged ownership culture sustaining high-performing teams and producing outstanding results. He is a process excellence expert, applying structured problem-solving approaches and lean tools to advance process performance and drive continuous improvement.
David previously served as the Director of Environment and Sustainability at Teva Pharmaceuticals. He is a member of Global EHS&S leadership team and Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Technical Advisory Committee. David is focused on reshaping environment and sustainability at Teva, finding innovative ways to work toward Teva's aspirations in the reality of business restructuring and significantly constrained resources.