Group Worldwide Chairman,
Member, Executive Committee
Sandra (Sandi) E. Peterson is Group Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson, and member of the Executive Committee. Sandi joined Johnson & Johnson in December 2012 and is responsible for both enterprise capabilities and consumer-facing businesses. Within her area of accountability are the Consumer Group of Companies, consumer-directed medical device businesses Johnson & Johnson Vision Care and Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Solutions, and enterprise functions Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain, Information Technology, Wellness and Prevention, and Global Strategic Design.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Sandi had an extensive global career in healthcare, consumer goods and consulting. Most recently, she was chairman and chief executive officer of Bayer CropScience AG in Germany. At Bayer, she had previously served as president and chief executive officer of Bayer Medical Care and president of Bayer HealthCare AG’s Diabetes Care Division.
Before joining Bayer in 2005, Sandi held a number of leadership roles at Medco Health Solutions (previously known as Merck-Medco). Among her responsibilities was the application of information technology to healthcare systems.
Sandi led research and development, quality and regulatory affairs, and procurement at Nabisco, Inc., and worked in strategy, finance and product development at Whirlpool Corporation. She began her career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Sandi holds a B.A. in Government from Cornell University and an M.P.A. in Applied Economics from Princeton University. She is a member of the board of directors of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation.
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J&J Group Worldwide Chairman Sandi Peterson wrote in a #FortuneInsider commentary about having the courage and confidence to lead. She also spoke about the importance of asking questions and doing your homework.
Johnson & Johnson Group Worldwide Chairman Sandi Peterson spoke at Gilda’s Club New York City’s 19th Anniversary Benefits Gala on Thursday, November 13th at the Pierre Hotel in New York.