Alessandro is a Partner in McKinsey's New Jersey office, serving clients primarily in the pharmaceuticals industry on issues related to manufacturing, quality, lean management, and operational excellence. Passionate about capability building, change management, and leadership development, he leads McKinsey's Pharma Manufacturing practice and Operations Recruiting for North America.
Making change last
Transformational changes in pharmaceutical supply chains are difficult to initiate and even harder to sustain
The invisible but essential foundation: Fostering a culture of quality in pharma
Pharmacos may be surprised by how much effort it takes to correct the blind spots in their quality culture but also by the extent of the reward
Mature quality systems
Three sectors have valuable and instructive lessons for pharma on how to achieve and sustain high quality
Productive sanitation excellence
New food and pharma manufacturing techniques can make production cleaner and increase capacity
The tailored transformation: Not just ‘what,’ but ‘how’
Customizing how you roll out a transformation is at least as important as customizing what you want to change.
A transformative experience for leading a transformation
Giving senior leaders hands-on, digitally enhanced experience with lean management helped one major industrial manufacturer kick-start its quality transformation.