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Sandra E. Peterson

Former Group Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson

Sandra (Sandi) E. Peterson served as group worldwide chairman for Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest broadly based healthcare company, where her portfolio included the company’s global operating infrastructure, multiple consumer-facing businesses and key strategic initiatives.

From 2005 to 2012 Peterson had an extensive global career in healthcare, life sciences, consumer goods and consulting. Most recently she was chairman and CEO of Bayer CropScience AG in Germany.  She worked for Medco Health Solutions Inc. (formerly Merck-Medco) from 1999 to 2004.

Peterson was a member of the board of directors of The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. where she chaired the Innovation & Technology Committee. Peterson holds a B.A. from Cornell University and an M.P.A. from Princeton University.

Peterson joined the Microsoft board as an independent director in December 2015.

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