As Executive Vice President and Worldwide Chairman of MedTech at Johnson & Johnson, Tim Schmid is transforming the future of healthcare. Under Tim‘s leadership, the $27B organization of 70,000+ employees is focused on developing and delivering medical technologies that help save lives, change the course of disease, and restore health.
With a presence in nearly every operating room in the world and more than 75 million procedures each year, Johnson & Johnson MedTech is comprised of twelve $1B platforms across orthopaedics, surgery, interventional solutions and vision. Together, these businesses are developing smarter, less invasive, and more personalized solutions to address the world’s most complex diseases.
Tim has been with Johnson & Johnson for more than 30 years and has served in leadership positions spanning numerous multi-billion-dollar businesses on three continents. Most recently, he was Company Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson MedTech Asia Pacific, where he led the company’s efforts to bring life changing medical technology to patients and become the company’s fastest growing region. Tim has also served as Chief Strategic Customer Officer and President of Ethicon.
Tim is a global healthcare leader and a proven architect of winning teams, delivering above-market performance, leading business transformations and driving innovation across the medical technology industry. He is a champion of diversity and a strong advocate for supporting the communities and partners we serve. He was instrumental in establishing Johnson & Johnson’s global partnership with Operation Smile, focused on bringing safe and effective surgical care to children suffering from cleft lip or cleft palate.
Educated in South Africa, Canada, and the United Kingdom, Tim has lived and worked in six countries. Tim earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario in Canada, and an MBA from Richmond University in the United Kingdom.