• Operating Partner

    Clayton, Dubilier & Rice



Ms. Peterson is an operating partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R). Prior to joining CD&R in 2019, she was group worldwide chairman of Johnson & Johnson, where she led the consumer and medical devices businesses and was responsible for the corporation’s global supply chain, technology strategy and operating infrastructure for six years. Ms. Peterson has also served as chief executive officer of Bayer CropScience AG, chief executive officer of Bayer Medical Care and president of Bayer HealthCare AG’s Diabetes Care Division. Outside of CD&R, she is a member of the Microsoft board of directors, is chairman of the board of the American Academy in Berlin and is on the board of trustees of the Institute for Advanced Study, the world-renowned center for science and humanities research in Princeton, NJ. She received her bachelor’s from Cornell University and her MPA from Princeton University.