Award: PEOPLE \ PT05. PR Professional of the Year (In-House)

As Vice President, Communication & Public Affairs for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson in Asia Pacific, Jenny Tear is a tireless advocate for Asia and local talent.

In 2018, Jenny inspired a team of talented communications professionals to help Janssen deliver record-breaking growth at the regional and country levels. She not only nurtured this results-oriented team but led two of the 10 Janssen Asia Pacific Leadership Priorities, focused on Patient Engagement and the Value of Innovation & Corporate Reputation.

Jenny has advocated for investment in Asia Pacific at every opportunity, championed local talent across all markets, and forged a team that truly reflects the diversity of the region in which they work. In doing so, she has engaged global leaders on the communications landscape in Asia Pacific and secured an increase in budget, headcount and responsibility for her team. She is a true advocate for Asia and local talent.