Janice Kite

Janice Kite, MBA, MCMI, MIBC
Traceability Director Healthcare, GS1 Global Office

Prior to undertaking the assignment with GS1 Global Office to facilitate the development of process and technical Traceability standards, Ms. Kite was a senior Manager with responsibility for eBusiness for Johnson & Johnson’s UK Medical Device and Diagnostic companies. This role continued a common thread throughout her career of roles at various stages of the extended supply chain from materials planning through Customer Service management to eBusiness, with the trend of moving downstream closer to the external customer/patient.

She was chair of Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) Supply Chain and eBusiness Group and Vice-chair of Eucomed’s eBusiness Task Force, and was founding Co-Chair of GS1 UK Healthcare User Group.

In May 2007 she attained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Henley Management College.  Her dissertation (Hypothesis: Medical Device manufacturer applied or embedded RFID has benefits to Patient Safety over existing Auto-ID technologies, e.g. Bar Codes) received critical acclaim.

In 2008 she became a Member of the Chartered Management Institute and a Member of the Institute of Business Consulting.

In 2009 she was an Institute of Business Consulting Awards finalist for Best International Project. 

In 2010 she was appointed Vice Chair of Henley Alumni Healthcare Special Interest Group.

Ms. Kite works from her home in the south east of England.

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