Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs and Chief Communication Officer, Johnson & Johnson (Festival Underwriter)
Michael Sneed is executive vice president of global corporate affairs and chief communication officer for Johnson & Johnson, as well as a member of the company’s executive committee. Prior to this appointment in 2012, he was a company group chairman for Johnson & Johnson’s Medical Devices Division. Sneed joined Johnson & Johnson in 1983 as a marketing assistant and held positions of increasing responsibility. In 1995, he was promoted to vice president of Worldwide Consumer Pharmaceuticals and in 1998 he became managing director for J&J’s Consumer Nutritionals business. Sneed became group chairman for the North American consumer companies in 2004. He is a trustee at Thomas Jefferson Health, Macalester College, and WHYY-TV.