Maria D’Orazio holds the position of Distribution Senior Manager, EMEA & Asia Pacific New Launches/Cold chain Expert in Bristol Myers Squibb. In this position she ensures that all actual distribution and transportation activities for new product launches in EMEA, AsiaPac and all other Export Markets are coordinated and aligned to the distribution strategies. She is responsible to ensure that all requirements for compliant transportation are met through direction of logistics contracts with third party providers, and cold chain standards are sustained on every order through to final customer receipt (involving documentation, training and auditing for supply sites and receiving warehouses). She participates multi regional projects on alternative solutions for distribution and temperature sensitive products lanes qualifications. She collaborates on other international distribution process improvement efforts ensuring best practices, consistent approaches and integration of local market needs with global initiatives. Maria has a broad and extensive experience in the Supply Chain and her previous roles include Manufacturing Planning, Import/Export, Customer Service and Warehouse Manager.