Christine Poon A. MBA

Christine Poon A. MBA
DeanCollege of
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  • Translational Therapeutics

Research Description

As a member of the executive ranks of this $53 billion pharmaceutical giant, Poon is the top-seated woman and one of the most respected in the drug industry. Poon is responsible for managing the pharmaceutical, consumer drug and nutritional businesses of the company, in addition to overseeing its expanding R&D pipeline. Challenges loom: In August, J&J said it would cut 4% of its jobs to battle a sales lag. Before joining J&J in 2000, Poon spent 15 years at rival Bristol-Myers Squibb. She's a director of the US-China Business Council and is on the board of Prudential Financial. Poon holds degrees in biology from Northwestern and St. Louis University and also has an M.B.A. in finance from Boston University

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