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Navigating leadership and challenges in the supply chain function with Linzell Harris, former SVP of global supply chain and strategy at AstraZeneca

In this episode of The Heidrick & Struggles Leadership Podcast, Heidrick & Struggles’ Carlos Garcia speaks to Linzell Harris, former senior vice president of global supply chain and strategy at AstraZeneca. Harris reflects on the supply chain disruptions he’s experienced over his 35 years in the discipline and shares how the leadership challenges have changed over time. He also shares how he would energize and motivate his teams to understand how much value can come from the latest supply chain technologies and what helped him accelerate digitization initiatives, and discusses how the expectations of his external networks evolved and what effect that had on the supply chain function. Finally, he shares advice for executives aspiring to become chief supply chain officers.

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