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Denice Torres

Co-Chair, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, NA
Johnson & Johnson
Denice Torres

Denice Torres is the co-chair for Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies, North America. She is also president of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer US OTC division, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, which provides healthcare solutions through OTC medicines and products, including Tylenol, Zyrtec, Motrin, Pepcid, Sudafed, Benadryl and Imodium. Torres began her career practicing law in Michigan. After a few years, she joined a small advertising and marketing services agency, where she focused on business-to-business and healthcare. She then joined Eli Lilly, where she spent 15 years in roles of increasing responsibility, including executive director of global marketing for mental health, director of U.S. women’s health, and head of U.S. market research. She also held roles in disease management, new product planning, business development and sales. Torres joined Johnson & Johnson in 2004 as the vice president of marketing for Ortho McNeil Neurologics. She moved to the medical device segment, where she was the vice president of U.S. sales and marketing for biosurgery. She later served as president of CNS for Janssen Pharmaceuticals, focusing on solutions for mental health. In 2015, Denice was named Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Woman of the Year. In 2013, Working Mother named her Working Mother of the Year. She has been featured in Philadelphia Business Journal, Latina Style Top 50 Companies, WomenWorking and Siempre Mujer. Torres holds a master of business administration from the University of Michigan, doctor of jurisprudence from Indiana University and a bachelor of science in psychology from Ball State University. As mom to a daughter with cerebral palsy, she is wildly passionate about opportunities and possibilities for special needs children. In her spare time, she serves as a volunteer for American Corporate Partners Veteran Mentoring Program.

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