Michelle Brennan is Company Group Chair for Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, the world’s largest medical technology business. She is responsible for the company’s Medical Device businesses in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), which includes surgical technology, orthopedics, cardiovascular and specialty solutions directed at delivering clinical and economic value to healthcare systems worldwide.
During Michelle’s 29-year tenure with Johnson & Johnson, she has held a variety of senior executive positions with increasing responsibility across all three sectors of the organization (consumer healthcare, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals) in North America and EMEA, including sales, marketing, enterprise standards & productivity, and management roles. While leading the Ethicon Endo-Surgery business in EMEA between 2009 and 2012, Michelle established her profound knowledge of the region. Before assuming her current role in September 2015, Michelle was President, Enterprise Standards & Productivity, focused on building Global Business Services for Johnson & Johnson.
Delivering quality and meaningful healthcare has remained a passion throughout Michelle’s career. She currently serves as a Board Member of the European medical device trade association, MedTech Europe, demonstrating her commitment towards developing multi-stakeholder partnerships that lead to meaningful health outcomes for patients.
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the University of Kansas. In 1999, the YWCA of New Jersey honored her with its Women in Business Achievement award.