Executive Management

John T. Hendrickson
Chief Executive Officer
John Hendrickson was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in April 2016 and to the Board of Directors in June of 2016. He served as President from October 2015 until April 2016. He was formerly Executive Vice President, Global Operations & Supply Chain of Perrigo Company from March 2007 to October 2015; Executive Vice President and General Manager of Perrigo Consumer Healthcare from 2003 to 2007; Executive Vice President – Operations from 1999 to 2003; Vice President of Manufacturing from 1996 to 1999; Vice President of Customer Service from 1995 to 1996; Director of Engineering from 1993 to 1995; and Process Engineering Manager from 1989 to 1993. Previously, Mr. Hendrickson held a leadership position working for Procter & Gamble.
Ron Winowiecki
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Winowiecki was appointed Acting CFO in February 2017. He served as Senior Vice President of Business Finance at Perrigo since January 2014. Before serving as SVP, Mr. Winowiecki was Perrigo’s Vice President for Treasury and Accounting Shared Services from September 2011 to December 2013 and the company’s Corporate Vice President Treasurer from October 2008 to August 2011. Prior to joining Perrigo, he served as CFO for Innotec, Vice President Corporate Controller for the SPX Corporation, and the Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at the Donnelly Corporation.
Svend Andersen
Executive Vice President and President, Consumer Healthcare International
Mr. Andersen was named Executive Vice President and President, Consumer Healthcare International in February 2017. Prior to joining Perrigo, Mr. Andersen served as Executive Vice President – Europe for LEO-Pharma. Prior to that, he led Hospira, Inc.’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) business, was responsible for the Western European division’s pharmaceuticals, generics, OTC and hospital products businesses at Actavis, and also led Alpharma’s EMEA businesses prior to its acquisition by Actavis.
Tom Farrington
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Mr. Farrington was named Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer in November 2015. He formerly served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from October 2006 to November 2015. Before that, he served as Chief Information Officer for F. Dohmen Co. in addition to serving as a division President for JASCORP LLC from March 2003 to October 2006. Mr. Farrington is also a director of the American Lung Association, Midland States.
Ron Janish
Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain
Ronald Janish was named Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain in October of 2015. He served as Senior Vice President of International and RX Operations from 2012 until 2015 and as Managing Director of Perrigo’s Australian operations from 2010 to 2012. Previously he held Senior Vice President roles for Perrigo in International Market Development, China Business Development and Global Procurement. Prior to joining Perrigo in 2003, Mr. Janish held multiple senior level roles in global procurement for Nalco Chemicals and GE Plastics.
Todd W. Kingma
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Kingma was named Executive Vice President in May 2006. He served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from August 2003 to May 2006. Previously, Mr. Kingma held various positions at Pharmacia Corporation from 1991 through August 2003. His last position with Pharmacia Corporation was Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Global Specialty Operations
Sharon Kochan
Executive Vice President and President, Consumer Healthcare International
Mr. Kochan was named Executive Vice President and General Manager, International in August 2012. He served as Executive Vice President, General Manager of Rx Pharmaceuticals from March 2007 to August 2012 and as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy from March 2005 to March 2007. Mr. Kochan was Vice President, Business Development of Agis Industries (1983) Ltd. from July 2001 until the acquisition of Agis by the Company in March 2005.
Jim Michaud
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
James Michaud was named Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Perrigo in August of 2016. Immediately prior to Perrigo, Jim was President of Human Resources Strategies, a consulting company focused on providing business based human resource strategies to a wide variety of companies in multiple industries. He has also taught human resources at the prestigious School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. His corporate career spanned senior human resource roles in Alcoa, Arcelor Mittal Steel, and most recently, Cliffs Natural Resources, where he served as EVP, CHRO from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the Michigan State University School of Human Resources Advisory Board, and the Advisory Board of the Global Employment Institute.
Jeff Needham
Executive Vice President and President, Consumer Healthcare Americas
Mr. Needham was named Executive Vice President, General Manager of Consumer Healthcare in October 2009. He served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Business Development from March 2005 through October 2009. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of International from November 2004 to March 2005. He served as Managing Director of Perrigo’s U.K. operations from May 2002 to November 2004 and as Vice President of Marketing from 1993 to 2002.
Grainne Quinn
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Grainne Quinn was named Executive Vice President in July 2016 and has served as Chief Medical Officer since November 2015. Prior to that she served as Vice President and Head of Global Patient Safety from January 2014 until November 2015. Dr. Quinn was Vice President and Head of Global Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management in Elan from April 2009 until December 2013 when the Company acquired Elan. Previously she had held various medical roles in Quintiles. Dr. Quinn was Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1995 and practised in the United States for several years prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry.
Paul Weninger
Executive Vice President of Global Quality Operations
Paul Weninger was named Executive Vice President of Global Quality Operations in December of 2015. He has served in a number of Quality and Operational leadership roles within Perrigo since joining Perrigo in 2001. Prior to joining Perrigo, Mr. Weninger held multiple manufacturing and supply chain roles within CP Kelco and Pfizer. Mr. Weninger has also been engaged in a number of industry initiatives and committees including CHPA Product Quality and Manufacturing Committee and the ISPE Metrics Core Team.
John Wesolowski
Executive Vice President and President, Rx Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Wesolowski was named Acting General Manager, Rx Pharmaceuticals, in July 2016. He continues to serve as Senior Vice President of Rx Commercial Operations, a position he has held since 2013. Mr. Wesolowski joined Perrigo in February 2004 as the Vice President, Rx Sales and Marketing and was subsequently promoted to the Senior Vice President of Rx Sales and Marketing in 2012. Previously, Mr. Wesolowski served in several customer-facing roles, including Director of Sales and National Sales Manager at E. Fougera and Company from 1993 to 2004.

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