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FIVE
LESSONS IN
CHANGE
MANAGEMENT
Two decades ago, a truly global IT department
was a rarity - and so were female IT executives.
Here's how one woman helped change both those
realities at a global biopharmaceutical company.

From the beginning, my career has always
been about change. I started my journey at
MSD 18 years ago, as a manager in our new
regional Asia-Pacific IT center in Singapore. I
was one of the first employees and female IT
leaders - which was a major milestone for
MSD in our region.
I spent more than 18 years as an IT manager at
varying levels and responsibilities. In today's
digital age, technology has impacted the way
we work and live-regardless of what industry
you work in. Particularly in MSD, technology

plays a crucial role, as it brings us directly to
our patients, empowering them to make more
informed decisions now about their own
health matters.
Over these two decades, I have gained some
insights that I believe are widely applicable,
especially in this era of digital disruption. Here
are some reflections which I hope will be
useful to other project managers who are
leading
their
organizations
through
transformational change.

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