Mr. Joaquin Duato is a values-driven health care business leader who has worked in three countries and two regions over his career. He is the Chairman-Elect of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and a Board member of Save the Children.
Mr. Duato played an instrumental role in leading the turnaround of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals business. With a focus on creating innovative solutions and processes, he inspires employees to focus on transforming the lives of patients. With 16 new products launched since 2009 and 10 potential billion dollar medicines expected to be filed before 2019, the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals sector is poised to remain one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies globally.
A dual citizen of Spain and the US, Mr. Duato appreciates the value of diversity of perspectives. He is a Board member of the US Spain Council, the Executive Sponsor of the African American Leadership Council, and was recognized in 2015 as one of America’s Top 10 Hispanic Business Leaders by Hispanic Career World.