Remo Colarusso is Vice President, Janssen Supply Chain at Johnson & Johnson. In this capacity, Mr. Colarusso 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.
Mr. Colarusso has more than 30 years of biotech and pharmaceutical experiense with Johnson & Johnson 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 Johnson & Johnson, he has held a variety of diverse, strategic leadership roles in the Pharmaceuticals (Janssen) sector, including Vice President, Manufacturing and Technical Operations, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Sciences in the Research and Development Operations organization, and Vice President, Produce Management, where he was responsible for planning, new product introduction, and product lifecycle management. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Colarusso held roles in engineering at JM 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.
Mr. Colarusso is an active member of numerous organizations designed to support the leadership development and advancement of his industry. He is an active member in the Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Leaders Forum Committee of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers and a member of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Forum with other supply chain leaders from across the pharmaceutical industry. He also participates in the National Association of Manufacturers to further manufacturing excellence in the United States.
Mr. Colarusso earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and an M.B.A. in Operations Research from Rutgers University.