Gartner Expert

Maria Nieradka

VP Analyst

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


Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain


Vice President, Global Logistics

Johnson and Johnson

Vice President, Supply Chain

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Technology Strategy and Selection

Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics and Fulfillment

Supply Chain Leadership


MBA Pharmaceutical/Chemical Studies-Fairleigh Dickinson University.

BS Industrial Engineering-Rutgers College of Engineering

BA English-Douglass College

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Supply Chain Strategy

2Supply Chain Transformation

3Environmental, Social and Governance

4Risk Management

5Digital Solutions and Implementations