Hani Abouhalka is Company Group Chairman for Robotics and Digital, shaping Johnson & Johnson MedTech’s digital transformation by connecting clinically differentiated surgical instruments, surgical robotics systems, and a software ecosystem supporting AI-enabled software solutions.
In this role, Hani has end-to-end responsibility for the robotics and digital programs, a critical priority for Johnson & Johnson MedTech. The portfolio includes differentiated flexible robotics and general surgery robotics, including the MONARCH® Platform and OTTAVA™, as well as the MedTech Digital ecosystem. He leads cross-functional commercial and R&D teams to deliver transformative and meaningful innovative technologies that address unmet clinical needs and change standards of care, creating a future where medical intervention is smarter, less invasive, and more personalized.
Hani has a strong track record of driving transformational growth across developed and emerging markets, building high-performing teams and championing Credo values, with positive and ethical leadership. Most recently, while serving as Company Group Chairman, Medical Devices EMEA, Hani returned the business to solid operational growth, increasing market share for virtually every platform, as the organization made significant strides to advance a diverse, winning culture. He supported the ongoing evolution of organizational business models to best match customer needs and built new capabilities in support of digital transformation, such as omnichannel marketing, intelligent automation, and experimentation.
Previously, Hani served as Vice President, Medical Devices Strategy Development & Global Operations, where he advanced global business strategy, improved portfolio value, and implemented critical capabilities. Since joining Johnson & Johnson in 2000, Hani has held several leadership roles across multiple functions, businesses, and geographies. Relentlessly focused on putting the needs of patients first, Hani is passionate about strengthening Johnson & Johnson’s footprint in key markets and advancing diverse talent across the enterprise. He is also committed to shaping sustainable solutions that positively impact the health of millions of people.
Hani holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in International Business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He resides in Santa Clara, CA with his wife.