Lisa Uthgenannt
Corporate Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Lisa Uthgenannt is a global Human Resources executive with extensive experience in healthcare services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and specialty manufacturing industries, with a proven record of developing human resources strategies that deliver business impact.

As Corporate Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Covance, one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive drug development companies, she is responsible for the human resources strategy for this $2.2 billion company with more than 12,000 employees in 60 countries. Lisa’s relentless focus on leadership development tied to business outcomes has been instrumental in deepening the company’s management talent and positioning the business for success in a fast-paced healthcare services industry.

She recently led the transformation of the human resources service delivery model to drive efficiencies and enhance the employee experience.

Prior to joining Covance in 2010, Lisa held the numerous leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson, in the medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors. As Vice President for the Comprehensive Care sector, she served as a key advisor and executive coach to the Worldwide Chairman, helping to define the initial strategies and plans to advance the corporation’s comprehensive approach to chronic disease management. While VP, HR for J&J Pharmaceutical R&D, she also led the organization in designing and implementing a streamlined business model to increase the R&D product pipeline performance and accelerate growth opportunities. Previous to Johnson & Johnson, Lisa worked at Aventis, and BetzDearborn Inc.