100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Joseph Jimenez, 58
- Compensation: $11,596,560 - according to 2015
- Years on list: 1
Jimenez has been CEO of Novartis since 2010 after serving as head of the company's pharmaceuticals division. Jiminez joined Novartis in 2007 as head of its consumer health unit. He previously served as president and CEO of the North American and European businesses for H.J. Heinz Co. At Novartis, amid increasing public outcry over soaring drug prices, Jimenez and his team have been working on new pricing models in the past year, supporting a shift from the traditional transactional approach to one in which payment is based on the outcomes delivered bysome medications.