Michael Ehret, PhD

Head of Global Talent Management

Johnson & Johnson

Michael Ehret is the Head of Global Talent Management for Johnson & Johnson, responsible for the attraction and development of a global and diverse talent across the enterprise. Michael oversees succession management, talent development, talent acquisition, people analytics, talent mobility, performance management, and assessment.

Most recently, Michael was Head of Succession Management and Assessment in Global Talent Management, where he advanced and increased the depth and diversity of the enterprise leadership pipeline, focusing on the next generation of talent and the identification and advancement of emerging leaders.

Previously, Michael served as Head of Human Resources for the $20B Commercial Franchises within Medical Devices, Vice President of Human Resources for the nonmanufacturing parts of Supply Chain (20,000 employees in 80 countries), and Vice President of Talent Development, with responsibility for global Leadership Development and Learning,
as well as Talent Mobility.

Prior to his time with Johnson & Johnson, Michael worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb and CIGNA, where he held several HR business partner and talent management positions, beginning his career as a member of the CIGNA HR Leadership Development Program.
Michael received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Global Leadership and Change Management from Pepperdine University, and his Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership also from Pepperdine. He has a Master of Science degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance and Marketing from the University of Richmond.

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