Cyndi Poetker is the Director of Standards and Traceability programs and Supply Chain systems at Abbott. She is responsible for the corporate program teams implementing GS1 standards and serialization, UDI, GDSN, and distribution and logistics solutions. She held various positions in IT, Manufacturing, Quality IT Systems at both the Corporate and Divisional level.
She holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering with an emphasis on manufacturing automation. She earned her PMP certification in 2007.
Cyndi provides strategic leadership, direction, implementation and support for Abbott locations around the world. She is a member of the GS1 Healthcare Leadership team and co-chair of the GS1 public policy workgroup. Cyndi’s group keeps track of global regulations and commercial requirements related to barcoding and serialization through industry groups and peer roundtables.