David Shan

Executive Vice President and

Chief Integrated Supply Chain Officer


About David

David Shan serves as executive vice president and chief integrated supply chain officer for BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Shan has global responsibility for the leadership of the Supply Chain; Operations; Procurement; Lean & Operational Excellence; and the Environmental, Health & Safety and Sustainability teams across the company. He is also a member of the BD Executive Leadership Team.

Shan most recently served as executive vice president and chief quality officer, where he played an important role in the efforts to simplify the organization and advance BD’s culture of quality to continually strengthen processes and ensure BD products and services are safe, reliable and effective.

Shan joined BD in 2015 and has continued to advance his career and learning by rotating across multiple functions and businesses. He first served as vice president of global operations for the Pharmaceutical Systems business, before taking on expanded responsibility leading operations for several of BD’s devices businesses. He also served as senior vice president of global supply chain, where he strengthened the function to be more agile and customer focused, adding new systems and technologies, optimizing the distribution and logistics network and improving delivery time to customers.

Before joining BD, Shan served as chief operating officer for SGD Pharma, overseeing quality, manufacturing operations, R&D and supply chain, among other functions. He previously led global quality and operational excellence for Graham Packaging, where he integrated and deployed a single global Quality Management System and delivered significant reductions in customer complaints. He began his career at 3M, where he received his Six Sigma Black Belt certification and held multiple positions including technical services and plant quality manager.

Shan holds a master’s degree in Material Sciences from Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Tarbes in France and an Executive MBA from ESSEC Business School in Paris, France.