William D. Dearstyne retired in April 2003 from his position as Company Group Chairman and member of the Medical Devices and Diagnostics Group Operating Committee of Johnson & Johnson.
During the 34 years of his career managing diversified healthcare companies, he earned business experience in Asia, Central and Eastern Europe as well as Latin America. He served in many different functions during his 26 years at Johnson & Johnson. Within this period, he also led two major acquisitions for the company "Cordis and DePuy" both of which today occupy leadership positions in interventional cardiology and orthopedics respectively.
William D. Dearstyne studied at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) and at Syracuse University (Syracuse, New York) where he earned an MBA in International Business.