Karen A. Licitra

Ms. Karen A. Licitra served as Corporate Vice President at Johnson & Johnson. Ms. Licitra led Worldwide Government Affairs & Policy and was responsible for Johnson & Johnson's engagements with global government leaders at the multilateral, national and state levels. Her organization also led development of Johnson & Johnson public policy. She served as Worldwide Chairman of the Global Medical Solutions Group within Johnson & Johnson's Medical Device and Diagnostics segment. She was responsible for establishing the strategy and vision for an $8 billion global portfolio of healthcare companies including Vision Care, Diabetes Care, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, and Advanced Sterilization Products as well as the Computer Assisted Personalized Sedation business unit. Ms. Licitra also served as Company Group Chairman and Worldwide Franchise Chairman of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., the Minimally Invasive Surgery division of Johnson & Johnson. She was named to Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list in 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Rider University (Formerly, Rider College).