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BD appoints Shana Neal as chief people officer

Christian Fernsby |
Franklin Lakes, N.J., USA - BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a medical technology company, announced that Shana Neal has been appointed chief people officer, effective April 4, 2022.

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Ms. Neal rejoins BD from Owens & Minor where she has served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer since 2018, as well as president of the Owens & Minor Foundation and the executive sponsor for Environmental, Social and Governance initiatives.

Prior to Owens & Minor, Ms. Neal worked at BD from 2005 to 2018 in a variety of senior leadership roles, most recently as senior vice president, Human Resources, of the Life Sciences Segment.

Additionally, she successfully led the organization and talent integration for BD's acquisitions of C. R. Bard, Inc. and CareFusion Corporation.

Earlier in her tenure at BD, Ms. Neal led HR across manufacturing and businesses, including Worldwide Specimen Management and Worldwide Diagnostic Systems, as well as a number of roles in BD's Medical Segment, leading HR for the Diabetes Care and Medication Delivery Solutions businesses.