Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Class of GSBC 2000
Tony D’Alessandro Bio
Tony D’Alessandro joined Avantor Performance Materials in 2011 as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Avantor was formerly Mallinckrodt Baker Inc., a division of Covidien, and is now owned by New Mountain Capital. Prior to joining Avantor, Mr. D’Alessandro was Information Technology
Director for Strategy and Architecture at the Dow Chemical Company. Mr. D’Alessandro joined Dow as a result of Dow’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas in 2009. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. D’Alessandro held several positions of increasing responsibility at Rohm and Haas including Executive Director of Global Systems and Information Services just prior to the acquisition. This role included responsibility for all maintenance, enhancement and support of the company’s information systems. Over the course of his career at Rohm and Haas, Mr. D’Alessandro’s roles have included Manager of the Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence, Information Technology Director for Finance and Shared Services, Business Intelligence Director, and Information Technology Manager for AtoHaas, a joint venture company between Rohm and Haas and Elf Atochem. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. D’Alessandro held a key leadership position on Rohm and Haas’ global ERP program which included implementation of SAP ERP and CRM, Manugistics NetWorks, and Hyperion Financial Manager.
Mr. D’Alessandro earned his bachelor degree in Business Administration at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA and earned his MBA in Finance at Rutgers University in Camden, NJ.