Kathy Wengel, Worldwide Vice President of Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain and an AWESOME Advisor is profiled in Industry Week as the publication’s first 2017 “Manufacturing Leader of the Week.” She is recognized for “leading J&J’s supply chain through a technology transformation while raising the profile of women in leadership roles.”
The article, titled “Mentoring and Technology Offer a Healthy Outlook for J&J,” describes the scope of Kathy’s leadership role. Within the supply chain of Johnson & Johnson, Kathy’s team “has responsibility to work with R&D to bring to life every product that J&J makes around the world – more than 300,000 different SKUs.”
Her responsibility also includes quality and compliance, including for J&J’s R&D and commercial business, environmental health, safety and sustainability for the corporation, and worldwide engineering and real estate facility management. Approximately 45% of J&J employees are part of Kathy’s organization.