Kathy Widmer is co-chairman for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., North America. She is also president of the Johnson & Johnson U.S. OTC division, which has provided healthcare solutions to consumers for over 130 years.
Widmer began her corporate career in consumer at Johnson & Johnson, where she advanced through many roles in supply chain and marketing, eventually leading marketing for the U.S. OTC business. She spent five years with Elizabeth Arden, where she was executive vice president and chief marketing officer, responsible for global marketing strategy, development, and execution. She returned to Johnson & Johnson in her current role as leader of the U.S. OTC division.
Widmer graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and served in the U.S. Army as a captain and field artillery battery commander. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University.
Widmer is a board director for Texas Roadhouse, a publicly traded casual dining restaurant chain, and for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA). She joined the Wounded Warrior Project board of directors in 2017.
Widmer resides in Yardley, Pennsylvania, with her husband and West Point classmate, Bob. She has three grown daughters.