Jean-Jacques “JJ” Charhon is Purdue’s Chief Financial Officer, with responsibility for all fiscal, procurement, and information technology departments. He joined Purdue in 2015 from Cnova, one of the largest global eCommerce companies, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for financial, procurement, and information technology functions.
Prior to joining Cnova, JJ worked for four years for Hewlett-Packard, where he joined as Chief Financial Officer of the PC division before becoming Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Services. This role followed eight years at General Electric and four years at Novartis, where he held various Global Financial Leadership roles of increasing responsibility. JJ’s last role at Novartis was Global Head of Business Planning, Analysis & Investor Relations.
JJ earned his Baccalaureate in Math, Physics & Chemistry at the French Lycee of Brussels, and holds a Master in Business Administration from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles – Solvay School of Management.