Mariana Ramirez is Global Head, Human Resources for Johnson & Johnson Vision. She joined Johnson & Johnson through the Medical Devices sector in Venezuela and has been with the Company for over 20 years. Throughout her career, she has developed a breadth of experiences in HR, in both Business Partner and Specialist roles as well as local, regional, and cross-sector positions in Venezuela, Brazil, and the U.S. For the last five years, she has been a passionate member of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Board for LATAM.
As Head of HR for Janssen LATAM, she significantly advanced the businesses’ talent and capabilities agenda during unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic times. She partnered closely with cross-functional leaders and the broader HR team to maintain focus on supporting business priorities and advancing key strategic initiatives for the future, while also working to drive culture, ensure employee health, and encourage overall well-being.
Prior to this, Mariana led HR for Medical Devices LATAM where she oversaw the talent and change management agenda during business transformation, led efforts to simplify and make the organizational structure more efficient, and also advanced key capabilities for the business.