Remo Colarusso

Johnson & Johnson

Vice President, Janssen Supply Chain

Remo Colarusso is Vice President, Janssen Supply Chain (JSC) at Johnson & Johnson (J&J). In this capacity, he is responsible for the global manufacturing and supply management of all J&J pharmaceutical brands. He is a member of the Pharmaceutical Global Operating Committee and the Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain Leadership Team.

He has more than 30 years of biotech and pharmaceutical experience with J&J in the areas of manufacturing, pharmaceutical development, planning, strategy, engineering, project management, and process improvement (Lean/Six Sigma). Over the course of his career at J&J, he has held a variety of diverse, strategic leadership roles in the Pharmaceuticals (Janssen) sector, including Vice President, Manufacturing and Technical Operations (MTO), Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing Sciences (PDMS) in the Research & Development Operations organization, and Vice‐President, Product Management, where he was responsible for planning, new product introductions, and product lifecycle management. Prior to joining J&J, Remo held roles in engineering at J.M. Huber Corporation and in process development at the Colgate–Palmolive Company.

Over the course of his distinguished career, Mr. Colarusso has been recognized for his tireless commitment to driving supply-chain innovation and continuous improvement to deliver maximum value for customers and patients. Personally, he is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion and focuses a lot of his time mentoring the next generation of industry leaders.

He is an active member of numerous organizations designed to support the leadership development and advancement of the pharmaceutical industry. He is an active member in the Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Leaders Forum Committee of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) and is a member of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Forum with other supply-chain senior leaders from across the pharmaceutical industry.  He also participates in the National Association of Manufacturers to further manufacturing excellence in the United States.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and a M.B.A. in operations research, both from Rutgers University.