Author Profile

Maria Nieradka

Maria Nieradka

VP Analyst

1 year at Gartner,  1 year experience

Location:  MA USA  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Maria Nieradka is a Research Vice President in the Organizational Development and Healthcare, Life Sciences team and focuses on Life Sciences. Maria's research coverage includes supply chain strategy, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), risk management, mergers and acquisitions and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Based on previous experience as a Chief Supply Chain Officer, she provides expertise in end-to-end supply chain practices with deep knowledge in planning, procurement, manufacturing and distribution.


Previous Experience

Held roles of Chief Supply Chain Officer and Chief Logistics Officer for multiple Fortune 500 Life Sciences companies for over 36 years. Prior to Johnson and Johnson, worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb for 20 years, leaving as VP, Global Logistics. Known for major supply chain transformations, M&A, ERP implementations and talent development. Led ESG and DEI programs.

Professional Background

  • Biogen, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, 5 years
  • Johnson and Johnson, Vice President, Supply Chain, 5 years
  • Merck, Vice President, Global Logistics, 3 years


  • BA English-Douglass College
  • BS Industrial Engineering-Rutgers College of Engineering
  • MBA Pharmaceutical/Chemical Studies-Fairleigh Dickinson University.