Joseph Jimenez is a global quality leader with a career spanning nearly 30-years in the pharmaceutical, medical device, human tissue, and consumer goods organizations. 

Joseph brings an exceptional record of leading change in dynamic, pharmaceutical, medical device, human tissue and consumer goods organizations, across major regulatory markets, through the practical application of strong leadership skills, broad experience, technical knowledge, and a creative approach to challenges. Consistently recognized for building high-performance teams, developing talent, and astute cultural awareness, he has established an exemplary track record of guiding pragmatic change to organizational compliance culture to bring the best out of players.

Joseph’s extensive experience includes leadership roles at Teva Pharmaceuticals where he served as Vice President, PGT Quality.  In this role, Joseph provided leadership and strategic guidance to the $1.6 billion global joint venture between Proctor & Gamble and Teva. During his 10-year tenure at Teva Pharmaceuticals, Joseph was responsible for improving compliance profiles of manufacturing facilities and leading remediation of critical and major compliance observations to improve the company’s regulatory profile.

Prior to joining Teva Pharmaceuticals, Joseph’s experience included more than seven years with IVAX Pharmaceuticals in roles overseeing quality control and analytical services activities.  Most recently, Joseph established the Arches Consulting firm where he worked with foreign and domestic clients in the pharmaceutical industry to develop quality assurance and regulatory strategies for compliance with regulations.

At the Validant Group, Joseph provides strategic guidance and support to pharmaceutical and medical device companies in areas, including: strengthening corporate quality systems; developing compliance strategies; assisting industry clients in developing and communicating corrective action plans that meet FDA expectations and that achieve and sustain compliance; conducting audits and mock inspections; ensuring inspection readiness; and providing training, coaching, and mentoring.