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.