Kathy Wengel will receive DSA Award at CSCMP EDGE

Kathy Wengel, EVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Johnson & Johnson, and an AWESOME Advisor, will become the third woman in more than 50 years to receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). The award will be presented at the Opening General Session of CSCMP EDGE on September 16 in Anaheim, California. Continue reading

Distinguished Service Award Honoree engenders awe and inspiration

Since the day Johnson & Johnson’s Kathy Wengel began speaking on a panel of supply chain leaders at AWESOME’s first symposium in 2013, she has been an inspiring model of what a leader with courage and competence can do. For the many accomplishments of her 30-year career at Johnson &Johnson and her impact beyond the J&J business, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has selected Kathy to receive the 2019 Distinguished Service Award. Continue reading

Will the next generation of CEOs rise through the supply chain?

According to a commentary on fortune.com, “supply chain professionals are poised to become the most powerful executives in the world.” The author — Nader Mikhail, CEO of Elementum, a supply chain orchestration software company – predicts that companies will increasingly turn to “leaders who have made careers out of translating the big picture and thousands of moving parts into executional reality.” Continue reading

Kathy Wengel represents J&J and supply chain at World Economic Forum

Kathy Wengel, Johnson & Johnson’s Executive Vice President & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer and an AWESOME Advisor, participated in the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In an interview for Hub Culture, she talks about how the intersection of science and technology is bringing untapped potential to J&J’s healthcare business and helping the supply chain bring medicine to hard-to-reach areas. Continue reading

Kathy Wengel speaks at two global forums

Kathy Wengel, EVP & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer for Johnson & Johnson, participated in panel discussions at both the B20 (Business 20) and the W20 (Women 20) Forums held in Argentina. B20 and W20 are official engagement groups that preceded the November G20 Summit and offered recommendations to that group. Continue reading