Ajay Dhaul is a senior executive with broad, multifunctional, and global experience spanning two Fortune 500 companies—Johnson & Johnson and Dow Chemical. His general management experience has included both commercial marketing and sales, as well as supply chain functions, in which he has led large organizations. He is currently at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, where he has had roles of increasing responsibility over the last 21 years.
Becoming a digital-first company to serve its 1.2 billion consumers worldwide every day is a critical imperative for J&J Consumer Health. Ajay is currently leading the data and digital transformation at J&J Consumer Health across all functions and markets. This includes all aspects of strategy development, identification and implementation of critical data and digital solutions, and change and adoption. Ajay’s prior assignments have been a variety of roles of increasing responsibility that have been commercially oriented, with strength in general management, customer development, business strategy, process improvement, organizational effectiveness, and transformational change. At Dow Chemical, he held a variety of roles initially in supply chain and technology development, followed by global franchise and business management, living in both the US and the UK.
Ajay has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky, and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. He resides in Princeton, NJ with his wife and two sons. His older son is studying at Kelley School of Business! He is an avid squash player; enjoys exercising, yoga, and travelling; and is heavily involved with charitable work.