As head of supplier diversity and inclusion, Beverly Jennings drives a growth strategy that benefits diverse and small businesses and the many Johnson and Johnson customers and business partners it serves.

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.

Johnson and Johnson’s leadership in diverse business development is evidenced in its role as the first health care company member in the elite 28-member Billion Dollar Roundtable, where Bev is co-chair of the global committee. Johnson and Johnson 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, the company’s supplier diversity and inclusion initiative is advancing a global strategy for diverse business development on six continents.

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