In this role, Paul Kildal-Brandt leads the Business Alliance and Business Development functions for companion and complementary diagnostic products from inception through commercialization.
Paul has 27 years of experience in the diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries in roles spanning many business functions. Prior to joining Janssen in 2011, Paul was Worldwide Vice President of Franchise Development for Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics.
As the leader of Franchise Development, Paul had global responsibility for business development activities including in-licensing, out-licensing, acquisition, divestiture and strategic partnership efforts. From 2005 until July 2007, Paul led the Worldwide Immunohematology (IH) franchise at Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, where he worked closely with the regional sales teams and had profit and loss responsibility for this $400-million line of business.
Paul began his career in 1988 as an engineer in Operations and then progressed through various Research & Development positions before making a transition to Sales and then Global Marketing. Paul has a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and is a Johnson & Johnson Process Excellence Black Belt.