Chris Nardecchia has joined Rockwell Automation as senior vice president, information technology and chief information officer, in a newly-created role. He will be reporting to company president and CEO Blake Moret, said the company in a statement.

Most recently, Mr. Nardecchia was vice president and CIO global operations and supply chain at Amgen. He also held leadership roles at Pfizer and Warner Lambert, according to the statement.

Mr. Nardecchia holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo, and an MBA from Michigan State University.

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