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Orlando Ramirez Cardenas


Helps global pharmaceutical and medtech organizations design and implement manufacturing and supply chain strategies to improve productivity, resilience, and operational maturity

Orlando is a partner with our Tokyo office who focuses on operations within the Life Sciences Practice regarding manufacturing, supply chain, and quality topics, which covers areas from opportunity identification through implementation.

He has served multiple companies in production-system design and global roll-out that covered both lean and digital levers to achieve operational excellence.

Orlando has led end-to-end supply chain transformations including “go and see” cases, which improved customer service, agility, and resilience while also optimizing costs and inventories.

Additionally, Orlando is a certified Six Sigma master black belt, ASQ quality engineer and manager, American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) supply chain professional, and Product Management Institute (PMI) project manager with focus on operational improvements.


Establishing the right analytics-based maintenance strategy,” McKinsey & Company, July 2021


Director of operations, manager of performance and diagnostics

Johnson & Johnson
New product integrator and manufacturing engineer

GE Appliances
Productivity department apprenticeship program


Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Studies
BS, mechanical engineering

Humboldt University in Berlin
MS, economics

Thunderbird School of Global Management MBA