Kathy Wengel, an AWESOME Advisor and recipient of the 2014 AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award, has been named Executive Vice President, Chief Global Supply Chain Officer, Johnson & Johnson. She will also serve on the Executive Committee. Previously, she was Worldwide Vice President, J&J Supply Chain.
During Kathy’s three decades with Johnson & Johnson, she has served in a variety of strategic leadership and executive roles, with increasing responsibility across the enterprise including operations, quality, new products, engineering/technical and business roles, Kathy has spent more than half of her career living and working outside the US.
In addition to her role as an AWESOME Advisor, Kathy is a member of the SCM World Future of Healthcare Board and the National Association of Manufacturers and is Vice-Chair of the Global Management Board of GS1, a federation of 112 countries working to drive global standards. Kathy also has served as executive sponsor for J&J’s Women’s Leadership Initiative and the leader of J&J’s Women in Science Technology, Math, Manufacturing and Design (WiSTEM2D) program.
J&J also has announced that Sandi Peterson, who participated in an Up-Close Conversation at the 2015 AWESOME Symposium hosted at J&J World Headquarters, is retiring as Group Worldwide Chairman.