Sarah heads up Diversity & Inclusion for Johnson & Johnson, Asia Pacific. In this role she partners with senior business and human resources leaders to provide Diversity & Inclusion expertise, develop strategic insights, share internal and external best practices, and ensure regional relevancy of Johnson & Johnson’s enterprise strategy. Sarah collaborates with global and regional Employee Resource Group leaders to generate engagement, establish governance and consistent approaches in imbedding a culture of inclusion across the region.
Over her 10+ years with Johnson & Johnson, Sarah has worked in a variety of local & regional roles, with experiences including HR business partnering, merger & acquisitions, compensation & benefits management, organization development and design, and talent management. Prior to her current role, she was based in Japan for three years, as the HR Leader for the Supply Chain function for Johnson & Johnson as well as the Vision Care business in Japan, partnering with Johnson & Johnson leaders to establish and execute on a clear talent strategy. During her time as an HR leader in Japan she also led the development of the Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, establishing the first internal LGBT Employee Resources Group outside of the US as well as Japan’s Work Life Balance Strategy “Switch!” contributing towards J&J Japan’s Nikkei rankings on Gender Diversity (1st in 2018) and Employee Empowerment (1st in 2016).
Over her 20+ year career Sarah has established herself as passionate advocate for inclusive environments to drive innovation, and igniting grass roots talent to connect personal purpose to value for the enterprise, coaching and empowering talent to maximize their fullest potential.