Alun Metford

AstraZeneca: Head of Global Internal Communications & Operations, IT and Enabling Units Communications

As Head of Global Internal Communications & Operations, IT and Enabling Units Communications at AstraZeneca – a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business operating in over 100 countries - Alun has transformed the company’s approach to internal communications.
Adopting a digital-first approach, Alun has overseen the implementation of innovative, personalised and disruptive strategies, increased engagement scores to record levels and ensured internal communications is central to the development and delivery of AstraZeneca’s strategy. Alun joined AstraZeneca in 2005 from Littlewoods Shop Direct Group where he held several roles across all disciplines of corporate communications, latterly as Head of Group Corporate Communications.