Susan Neadle, Senior Director, Global Value Chain Quality Design, has a distinguished career at Johnson & Johnson, where she has held roles of increasing responsibility in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and Enterprise functions for almost 25 years. In her current role, she is responsible for Johnson & Johnson’s Design Council, advancing world-class practices in product design to drive agility and robustness in the development of customer-centered health care solutions across J&J. She also leads J&J's Combination Products Community of Practice. Over her extensive career, she has played integral leadership roles in R&D product and process development and in Quality Engineering.
Among several achievements during her tenure at J&J, Susan led the team that defined and implemented the business model, integrating global cross-functional requirements, to meet Combination Products health authority regulations into Janssen (J&J’s Pharmaceutical segment). Susan was awarded the Janssen Supply Chain Inclusion Award in recognition of her global cross-functional leadership and collaboration. She has applied her Design Excellence Blackbelt skills to drive significant business impacts, and has been awarded the Johnson Medal, J&J’s highest honor for innovation excellence. She holds numerous patents and publications. Susan earned an M.S. in polymer science & engineering, and a B.S. in biology/chemistry, as well as Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry. Susan currently serves as the Chair for the ISPE Combination Products CoP.