Jane Griffiths

Published on September 13, 2017

Global Head, Actelion | United Kingdom

Jane Griffiths

With more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Jane Griffiths is currently the Global Head at Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Prior to stepping into her role at Actelion in June 2017, Griffiths was Company Group Chairman at Janssen EMEA (the pharmaceutical arm of Johnson & Johnson) for more than six years, responsible for the entire business across the region.

Her personal business approach is to focus on openness, collaboration, sustainability, and accountability, and she believes strongly in improving the reputation of the pharmaceutical industry. Through her roles as Chair of the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust in EMEA and Sponsor of the Janssen Global Pharmaceuticals Sustainability Council, she and her colleagues are working together to implement these values.

Griffiths is a member of the EFPIA Board, past Chairwoman of the EFPIA Executive Committee, and past Chairwoman of the PhRMA Europe Committee. A passionate advocate for women in business and STEM education, she sits on the Advisory Board for Your Life, a program that encourages young people to study STEM subjects and pursue a career in science. She is a sponsor of the Johnson & Johnson Women’s Leadership Initiative.


Jane Griffiths will be giving a keynote speech on “Six Key Insights Driving the Future of Quality of Life” that will take place on October 16 at 2:00 pm London Time, and will participate on the Panel Discussion focused on Corporate Employees: “What It Takes to Unlock Employee Engagement” that will take place on October 16 at 4:00 pm London Time.

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