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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

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Rod PatchSenior Director, Package Engineering & Product LabelingJohnson & Johnson Vision

Rod Patch is Senior Director, Package Engineering & Product Labeling, Johnson & Johnson Vision. In his role, Rod serves the needs of J&J’s Vision Franchise with packaging strategies, innovation, programs, talent, regulations and supply chain improvements. Rod is responsible for both J&J Vision Care and J&J Surgical Vision within the J&J Vision Franchise.

Rod is an accomplished leader with a broad base of experience in sterile barrier package design and labeling systems. He has a track record of implementing innovative packaging systems and packaging strategies that elevate the quality; compliance, and business value as well as improving the customer delight experiences for Johnson & Johnson products. Rod has supported packaging his entire career working in operations, supply chain, and R&D functions where he has led and managed teams supporting the package design, package process package delivery as well as product label designs.

Rod is an industry recognized expert in sterile barrier packaging. Rod is J&J’s primary delegate to ISO/TC198 WG7 Packaging, and is an approved consensus U.S. Expert at international meetings. Rod is also J&J’s primary voting member for ASTM F02 and D10, supporting packaging standards.