Vanessa Broadhurst currently serves as the Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs at Johnson & Johnson, a global company focused on products related to human health and well-being, where she is also a member of the company’s Executive Committee (since December 2021). At Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Broadhurst leads the company’s corporate marketing, communication, including consumer communications, design, including packaging and product design, and philanthropy functions. Ms. Broadhurst also has oversight of Johnson & Johnson Health & Wellness Solutions where she has leadership responsibilities, including human capital management, for a significant number of employees. Prior to her current role at Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Broadhurst served as Company Group Chairman, Global Commercial Strategy for Pharmaceuticals from 2019 to December 2021 and President, Cardiovascular and Metabolism from 2017 to 2018. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Broadhurst was General Manager, Cardiovascular and Bone Business Units (2014 – 2017), where she had a leadership position in M&A activity, and General Manager, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Business Units (2013 – 2014) at Amgen. From 2005 – 2013 Ms. Broadhurst served in various senior leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson. Prior to 2005 Ms. Broadhurst was Head, Global Gastroenterology Marketing at Novartis (2003 – 2005) and served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Abbott Laboratories (1994 – 2003).
Ms. Broadhurst serves as a member of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) and as a Board member of the Ad Council. She received a Master of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at University of Michigan, where she was a Consortium Fellow, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Ms. Broadhurst’s consumer healthcare marketing and digital communications expertise, as well as her business experience with the global pharmaceutical industry, make her a valuable member of our Board.