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  • Title
    Group Worldwide Chairman
  • Affiliation
    Johnson & Johnson
  • Age
    57

Peterson joined Johnson & Johnson in 2012 from Bayer, in the largest role ever given to an outsider at the $70 billion health care giant. She now runs J&J’s $18 billion consumer businesses (baby shampoo to glucose monitors), plus a number of functions such as IT and supply chain­—key to J&J’s ongoing transformation strategy. She has led the company through a back-office overhaul, moved its data into a HIPAA-secure cloud, and last year inked ­major partnerships with Google, Apple, and IBM. The McKinsey alum also joined ­Microsoft’s board.

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Personal Information

Previous Rank28
Newcomer?
no

Company Financials (2015, or most recently completed fiscal year)

Revenues ($B)70.1
Profits ($B)16.6
Market Value as of 8/26/16 ($M)
325679