Susan M. Podlogar

Susan M. Podlogar is vice president, global total rewards and performance at Johnson & Johnson. As a member of the Johnson & Johnson human resources leadership team, she is responsible for managing the development and execution of the worldwide compensation, benefits, health resources and performance strategies and measures.

Within Johnson & Johnson, she has worked in corporate compensation, corporate human resources, pharmaceuticals and device sectors. In each of these positions, Susan defined and executed strategies to further build organizational capability, alignment and employee engagement.

Prior to her corporate role, she was vice president, human resources of the Cordis Franchise and vice president, human resources for the pharmaceutical research and development CNS/IM Franchise. Susan also held positions of increasing responsibility at J&J PRD LLC.

Susan has 20 years of diversified human resources experience. Her background includes compensation and performance consulting to businesses in various industries, as well as a depth of internal human resources experience. Previously, she worked in human resources at Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers Squibb and as a consultant with William M. Mercer, a global human resources consulting firm.

Susan holds an MBA with a concentration in management and finance from the University of South Florida. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in labor and industrial relations and business management from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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