Leonardo (Len) DeCandia
Johnson & Johnson
With a Chief Supply Chain Officer / Chief Procurement Officer career spanning 25 years and four Fortune 200 companies, Len DeCandia is currently the Chief Procurement Officer for Johnson & Johnson. In this capacity, he led an award-winning organizational transformation for the Procurement function, moving from a decentralized model to a globally integrated, agile operating model optimized through digital technology. Len’s passion is for evolving the strategic value contribution of Procurement for business growth as well as social, economic and environmental good. His commitment to future supply chain leaders is exemplified by the Johnson & Johnson Procurement Leadership Development Program (PLDP), recognized as a world-leading development program in 2019 by MBA-Exchange.com. Len is the Founding Chair of the Rutgers Business School (RBS) Center for Supply Chain Management and is currently a member of the RBS Advisory Board. An adjunct professor, he teaches a graduate course in Supply Chain Innovation Management.