Joyce M. Hansen, MBA Johnson & Johnson

Joyce Hansen joined Johnson & Johnson as Vice President of J&J Sterility Assurance in 2012.  Joyce is responsible for providing strategic vision, leadership and governance for sterility assurance E2E lifecycle management for sterile products and the microbiological quality assurance for non-sterile products across Johnson & Johnson. Joyce has led several sterility assurance and sterilization organizations during her career and focuses on development and implementation of strategic plans.  She has over 40 years of experience in industrial microbiology and sterility assurance.  Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Joyce was the President and founder of J.M. Hansen & Associates, Inc., and previously held the position of Vice President of Sterility Assurance and Core Technical Competency Champion for Baxter Healthcare Corporation.  Joyce also held sterility assurance positions in Quality, R&D or Operations for Sherwood Davis & Geck, Baxter, Isomedix, and Becton Dickinson & Company. Joyce holds a B.S. in Microbiology, and a Masters in Management from Northwestern University.  Joyce has received two industry recognition awards, the 2001 International Meeting on Radiation Processing Award for Outstanding Contributions to Radiation Processing, and the 2008 AAMI Standards Developer Award.