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Abigail Morgan
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic IT Executive with a 20 year history of achievement in various aspects of IT in particular Business Partnering and Application Management.  Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include business process improvement, international operations, acquisitions and SAP.  Managed organizations up to 90 employees, operational budgets up to $8m and project portfolios up to $25m in the Medical Device industry.

  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Program and Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Relationship Building
  • Business Process Improvement
  • FDA software validation
  • Business led IT strategy
VP IT, Advanced Surgical Devices 10/2011 to Present
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
  • Business Partner for the $2.5B Advanced Surgical Division covering the US and Latin America working with commercial executives to align the IT roadmap to the ASD business strategy.
  • Business Partner for Corporate Shared Services, Finance, HR, Legal and Compliance.
  • Focus on stabilization and systems through disciplined approach to change, incident and problem management reducing outage cost by 70% and increased user satisfaction by 25%
  • Responsible for the global integration of $1.7b Arthrocare acquisition under budget and 3 months ahead of plan.
  • Implemented commercial logistics solutions to support field operations for the US Reconstructive, Sports Medicine and Patient specific businesses.
  • In process of rolling out MS Dynamics Axapta ERP for Latin America with the first successful implementation in Mexico.
VP IT, Corporate Shared Services 07/2009 to 09/2011
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
  • Business partner for Corporate Shared Services working with business executives to align the IT roadmap with the corporate strategy.  Emphasis on consolidating the many disparate systems in place.
  • Hybrid IT demand/supply model with a team of 25 individuals responsible for IT delivery.
  • Successfully implemented Oracle HFM as the first global corporate application initiative reducing financial close by 3 days.
  • Expanded SAP HR to the United Kingdom and then the rest of the world in a "light" fashion.
VP IT, Global Applications 04/2007 to 06/2009
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
  • As part of the IT leadership team, transformed decentralized IT groups into a Global Team to reduce costs.
  • Personally led the creation and evolution of the Global Application Services team (90 individuals across 9 locations) with a budget reduction of 15%
  • Established standardized working methods for work prioritization and SDLC with associated metrics to improve productivity
  • Implemented customer related SLAs to improve user satisfaction through predictable delivery (on time, on quality)
IT Director, International Markets 11/2004 to 03/2007
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
  • IT Lead for 25+ smaller international markets in Europe, Asia, Africa and Central America.
  • Championed ERP standardization and led successful SAP projects for the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland.
  • In collaboration with the Wound Management IT team, rolled out infrastructure standards such as network, servers, e-mail, firewalls and anti-virus.  This cost effective approach significantly improved stability and security.
IT Manager/Director, Applications 06/2000 to 10/2004
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
  • Managed application teams (10) for the Endoscopy Business Unit
  • Stood up the first data warehouse based on SQL Server, Hyperion Essbase.  Utilized Hyperion Wired OLAP to support real time analysis and decision making.
  • Co-led the implementation of the initial SAP instance and afterwards implemented Service Management, Warehouse Management (wth RF), Canada and the UK.
  • IT Integration lead for the $250m Oratec acquisition.
Manager IT, Infrastructure 10/1997 to 05/2000
Smith & Nephew Mansfield, MA
  • Completed replaced legacy infrastructure based on Banyan Vines and Windows 3.1 with an up to date backbone of 3Com, Microsoft Networking and Exchange.
  • Migrated from HP3000 ERP system inherited from the Acufex acquisition onto the division's BPCS solution.
Business Analyst, Manufacturing 05/1995 to 09/1997
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
  • Managed the implementation of solutions for Operations including a common validated labeling system and an RF based warehouse management system.
Manufacturing Engineer 09/1994 to 04/1995
Crosby Valve & Gage Wrentham, MA
  • Responsible for small manufacturing improvement projects and supervise 2nd shift machine shop (25).
Consultant 04/1993 to 08/1994
Strategic Manufacturing Technologies Providence, RI
  • Worked on various engagements on SPC, Documentation Control and JIT manufacturing.
Master of Science: Industrial Engineering May 1993 University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
Master of Science: Mechanical Engineering Jun 1990 Twente University - Enschede, NT
Dutch (fluent), German (intermediate)
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Previous Companies:

  • Smith & Nephew
  • Crosby Valve & Gage
  • Strategic Manufacturing Technologies

Previous Job Positions:

  • VP IT
  • Advanced Surgical Devices
  • Corporate Shared Services
  • Global Applications
  • IT Director


  • University of Rhode Island
  • Twente University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science

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