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Jo Ann De Crescenzo

Senior Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs, EMEA Emerging Markets & GPH, J&J, Italy

Jo Ann De Crescenzo holds the role of Senior Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs, EMEA Emerging Markets & Global Public Health (GPH). She is responsible for leading Regulatory Affairs activities in the Emerging Markets region, including Africa, Middle East, Turkey and Russia/CIS, driving the strategic agenda for Regulatory Affairs function in the region, supporting the business and Global Public Health, as well as securing compliance.


Jo Ann is a passionate and accomplished Regulatory Affairs leader with over 18 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs roles spanning across the pharma value chain from CMC to launch. Jo Ann joined J&J Consumer in 2015 as Director of Regulatory Affairs responsible for leading various internal and external growth Initiatives and cross category projects in EMEA and emerging markets.


Prior to joining J&J, she worked in worked in Regulatory Affairs leadership roles at Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Actavis Pharmaceuticals across EU and global Emerging Markets. As a Director for Regulatory Affairs in global emerging markets she has a led submission strategies ex US, EU markets bridging the two and shaping emerging regulatory environments.


Jo Ann holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Malta and an MBA form Henley Business School (University of Reading, United Kingdom).

Jo Ann De Crescenzo
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