Carla Ruiz

Carla Ruiz

Global Head Beauty & Baby Business Development, Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.

Carla joined Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) in 2015 and has since led a number of acquisition and integration processes including: the acquisition of Hipoglos, a baby brand from P&G, the acquisition of Vogue International (OGX) in hair care, a joint venture agreement with Hallmark, and a partnership with Dr Ci:Labo, a Japanese dermocosmetic brand.

Prior to J&J, Carla was an Investment Banker in the Global Consumer Products & Retail Group at UBS covering the Household & Personal Care vertical advising a number of clients from large cap to growing entrepreneurial ventures. Carla has a broad M&A advisory, equity and debt financing experience including significant cross-border exposure. Before UBS, Carla worked as an Investment Banker for HSBC and Citigroup in their Latin America and M&A groups, respectively. Carla started her career as an Auditor at Ernst & Young.

Carla graduated from Universidad del Pacifico with a BS in Finance and Accounting and earned her MBA from Columbia Business School in 2006. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.

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