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Jim Whitling

Chief Human Resources Officer

Jim Whitling is the Chief Human Resources Officer at ChenMed. Jim brings extensive experience within the medical device, pharmaceutical, and consumer markets to ChenMed. Since 1998, Jim worked at ALCON, a Novartis Company, where he held senior positions within the company’s human resources department for 12 years and then became a vice president and region head.

As a Vice President and region head at ALCON, Jim was a strategic advisor to five C-level executives, including the Region President of North America and the Global Commercial Franchise & Strategy Heads. Throughout his career, Jim has led and managed the human resources functions for thousands of associates.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in human resources management from the University of Texas at Arlington.