Vineet Mehra is a true global citizen and business leader. Born in India and raised in Canada, Vineet has led teams across Asia, Europe, North America, and South America at some of the world’s most respected companies including P&G, General Mills, Novartis and J&J. He has driven businesses and brands to growth in categories as diverse as Skin Care, Hair Care, Cosmetics, Food, and Consumer Health/OTC while living and working in some of the world’s most creative and diverse cities including Toronto, New York, Singapore, Bombay, and Geneva. His consistent track record of leading change and driving marketing organization transformational initiatives has led him to become a frequent speaker and panelist on the topic of re-shaping marketing organizations and identifying what skills will be absolutely critical for the next generation of marketing leaders and CMOs as the industry continues to evolve and change at lightning speed. He has spoken at Cannes, been a panelist at the Wharton School of Business, and been an invited jury member at many of the most prestigious marketing award shows and events across the globe.
In his current role, Vineet Mehra is President – Global Marketing Services for J&J’s $15 Billion USD Consumer Group of Companies, where he oversees J&J’s worldwide Consumer Insights Group, the Global Digital Marketing Center of Excellence, Global Professional Marketing, Global Media Management, Worldwide Marketing Capabilities, and a newly formed Advanced Analytics organization. The goal is simple, to further secure J&J’s rightful place as one of the world’s best marketing organizations while growing and curating some of the world’s most beloved and admired brands.
Outside of work, Vineet sits on the Board of Directors of New Jersey Needs You (NJNY), a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting for the economic mobility of ambitious, low-income, first generation college students by providing intensive career development, mentorship, and professional networks to enable students to realize their full academic and career potential. He and his family of 3 are also avid travellers and “gastro-tourists” that can often be found scouring the planet in search of some of the world’s most delicious places to eat.