Daniel Couture

Chief Information Officer, Information and Communication Technology for Development, Director's Office

Daniel Couture

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Daniel Couture, Chief Information Officer, ICTD Director's Office


Daniel Couture assumed the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) at UNICEF on 29 July 2015.
From 2012 to 2014, he served as the CIO for Zoetis, a global animal health company that spun off from Pfizer in 2013. In this capacity, Daniel successfully built Information Technology functions to enable Zoetis to operate as a stand-alone company. He also delivered global systems to leverage processes and information across all business areas. 
From 1984 to 2012, he had a distinguished career as Senior IT Executive in Pfizer, holding CIO positions in the US, Japan and Canada. Working closely with the global and regional business teams, and local organizations, he developed a strategic vision for business technology.

He also provided leadership to integrate and implement innovative IT solutions, maximizing the use of information technology across all business units in Pfizer’s largest and fast-growing markets around the world.

Mr. Couture has a proven track record of working collaboratively across a large organization and building strong, successful teams.

He is a national of Canada.

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