Ms. Shefali Shah is a respected executive in the pharmaceutical industry and a visionary strategist in business transformation. She has 24 years of experience leading strategy and execution to fuel innovation across the globe.
In her current role, she leads Global Real Estate Services, a strategic corporate function that serves the global business by developing and executing cost-effective real estate strategy & workplace solutions. Shefali also manages real estate divestiture strategies, site acquisition selection, workplace transformation, master planning, occupancy planning, and space utilization.
During her tenure at Merck, she has developed a great reputation with a proven track record of success in various divisions. She has developed expertise in strategy development and execution, marketing, policy, communications, manufacturing, supply chain, quality, lean six sigma, change management, and business transformation.
Shefali holds an MBA with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Business from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia; a Bachelor of Science in Toxicology from Rutgers University, NJ; and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, M. G Science University, India. She is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, certified change agent, behavioral coach, and trained Inclusion Change partner.