Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Johnson & Johnson
Sarah is currently Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Strategic Partnerships. In this role, Sarah develops and executes broad-scale initiatives and strategic partnerships that reflect aspects of the company's long-standing commitment to corporate citizenship. She oversees a team working closely with multiple business units and functions on these initiatives.
She was previously Vice President, Corporate Communication, with responsibility for equity communication and strategic publications. This includes major communication activities such as the Annual Report, Annual Meeting of Shareholders and jnj.com.
Since joining Johnson & Johnson in 1989, Sarah has been responsible for building communications groups at several Johnson & Johnson companies. She was Vice President, Worldwide Communications, for the DePuy Franchise, building key strategies for external and internal communications globally, including issues management, direct-to-consumer communication (advertising, public relations and internet), advocacy group relationships and tools to enhance overall DePuy internal communications.
Sarah also worked in the Johnson & Johnson Consumer and Personal Care Group.
She began the global communications discipline, handling public relations issues and professional relations. She also had responsibility for US Public Relations, Professional Marketing and Consumer Promotions, with a focus on leveraging across these disciplines for stronger programs.
She was an important member of the start-up team at Ortho Biotech, leading public
relations, professional relations and direct-to-consumer communications. Sarah then led the communications team at Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, where she built strong customer and internal communications programs and developed advertising and internet strategies for the Medical Devices & Diagnostics Group.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Sarah worked at a New York public relations firm
on a variety of pharmaceutical and consumer health care accounts, as well as in several
positions in hospital public relations and marketing.