Gloria Gadea-Lopez

Director of Production and Business Systems
Responsible for the management of a high-performance team: Process Data Analytics with Statistica Enterprise, deployment of INFOR Advanced Scheduling , Oversight of the comprehensive program for the management of Single Use Technology, Project and Portfolio Management for internal manufacturing (2016-2017). Development of foundational work for the future deployment of MES, ISA88 process maps, interface strategy for process data analytics and related compliance. In alignment of strategy of Technical Operations, developed transformation maps for those areas as well as talent development. Ensure that data analytics projects are executed and delivered in alignment with the needs of Manufacturing Science and Technology, Floor Support teams, Materials Management and, Quality . Act as sponsor of projects (OSI PI, finite scheduling, SIMCA), and lead the preparation of business cases, budget and resource planning for new initiatives. Act as member of steering committees of operations systems. Represent Shire at relevant industry conferences and collaborate with academic institutions to support educational efforts. In addition to the team of permanent employees, mentor and onboard summer interns and talent from rotational Shire programs as applicable.


At Shire, we are champions for people around the world who are struggling with rare diseases – they are at the center of everything we do. Our 23,000+ employees come to work every day with a common purpose: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies that enable people with life-altering conditions to live their lives to the fullest.