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Special LWE Sponsored Section HEALTHCARE / WELLNESS LWEWorld.com MEDICAL DEVICES PHARMACEUTICAL OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICINES NUTRITIONALS BABY CARE SKIN & HAIR CARE WOUND CARE AND TOPICALS ORAL HEALTH CARE WOMEN’S HEALTH Beverly (Bev) Jennings Johnson & Johnson A 2018 WINNER CONTACT INFO: s Head, Supplier Diversity & Inclusion, Bev Jennings drives a growth strategy that benefits diverse and small businesses and the many Johnson & Johnson (J&J) customers and business partners they serve. Bev’s career has spanned the healthcare, consumer goods, food service and retail industries. Today her passion for community, talent in collaborative leadership, and expertise in optimized business operations are combined into a robust initiative that enhances business development, job creation, education and healthcare. J&J’s leadership in diverse business development is evidenced in its role as the first Healthcare company member in the elite 28 member Billion Dollar Roundtable, where Bev is Co-Chair of the Global Committee. J&J has spent up to $1.5 billion annually with certified minority and women owned businesses and $3 billion with small businesses in the U.S. Additionally, Supplier Diversity & Inclusion is advancing a global strategy for diverse business development on six continents. Bev engages internal and external stakeholders toward meeting and sustaining goals while serving J&J’s businesses, healthcare customers and consumers. She is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, serving as Marketing Committee Chair, the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization Board, WeConnect International Board, The Conference Board Supplier Diversity Council Co-Chair, and Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance Board. A leader in the community, she has been honored for her service by the YWCA, the Gateway Girl Scouts as a Women of Distinction, WBENC Applause Award and received numerous other recognitions. In J&J, Bev was recognized as one of 2017 People of the Year. Bev holds a MBA in Industrial Management from the University of Dallas and a BS in Management from the University of West Florida. Beverly (Bev) Jennings I Johnson & Johnson 908.904.3520 I bjennin2@its.jnj.com I jnj.com OCTOBER 2018 NEW JERSEY MONTHLY LWE 9