Former Monsanto CIO and Bayer CIO and Head of Digital Transformation for Crop Science Jim Swanson has been named Executive Vice President and Global CIO of Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest healthcare company. Swanson is responsible for amplifying Johnson & Johnson’s business impact and shaping its direction through the strategic use of technology. He will be based in New Jersey at the company headquarters.
Joaquin Duato, Vice Chairman of the Exeuctive Committee at Johnson & Johnson said about Swanson’s appointment, “As a broadly based healthcare company, technology is critical to helping Johnson & Johnson better reach the patients and customers we serve. We are thrilled to welcome Jim to lead our technology organization. His experience advancing technology for global companies with large research, manufacturing and distribution needs – along with his proven commitment to talent development – will help us remain competitive both now and into the future.”