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Randy Spratt, EVP and CIO of McKesson Corporation

December 10, 2008

Among other topics, Randy discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy

  • How to structure a strong governance and IT decision making process
  • The integral role IT plays in acquisitions, and how IT can become the go-to group for M&A preparations
  • Improving IT’s performance by increasing employee satisfaction
  • Future trends in IT

Randy Spratt’s Biography

Randy Spratt has been Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for McKesson Corporation since July 2005. Spratt is responsible for all internal, infrastructure technology initiatives within the Corporation.

He has been with McKesson for over 20 years, most recently as Chief Process Officer (April 2003 to July 2005) for McKesson Provider Technologies (MPT), the company’s medical software and services division based in Alpharetta, Georgia. He also managed MPT’s Business Development, Information Technology, and Strategic Planning offices, as well as MPT’s Technology Services business.

Prior to joining McKesson, Spratt held executive positions of increasing responsibility at the start-up Advanced Laboratory Systems (ALS), culminating with the role of Chief Operations Officer. ALS was acquired by HBOC in 1996, which in turn was acquired by McKesson in 1999, and Spratt took on responsibility for HBOC’s laboratory systems business shortly thereafter. Following the acquisition of HBOC by McKesson in 1999, Spratt relocated to Georgia to become part of the reconstructed management team.

Spratt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Computer Science, from the University of Utah.


The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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