Michael D. Gowen is corporate vice president and executive vice president, Global Business Operations and Process Excellence, for Bausch + Lomb. He was named to these posts in 2008.
Prior to joining Bausch + Lomb, Mr. Gowen was vice president of Global Operations and Supply Chain for the Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies. From 2002 to 2004, he was vice president of Global Operations and Supply Chain for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.
He also has served in multiple management roles with McNeil Consumer and Specialty Pharmaceuticals Company, including six years as vice president of operations, and as plant manager of its Round Rock, Texas, facility.
Mr. Gowen holds a bachelor of science degree in Industrial Management from Villanova University, an MBA from Temple University, a master of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University, and a master of science degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.