NSN Conference 2017




Dwayne Benjamin, PhD

Dwayne Benjamin, PhD

Director, U.S. Sales, Cataract Division
Johnson & Johnson Vision



Johnson & Johnson Vision (2015-present)

• Director, U.S. Sales, Cataract Division Novartis Pharmaceuticals (2002-2015)
• Regional Director at Alcon Vision Care (New York)
• Associate Director Marketing for Enablex (product for Over Active Bladder)
• Manager Sales Operations… Primary Care Division
• District Manager for Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas area (Hypertension)

Eli Lilly and Company (1992-2002)

• District Manager for Tennessee (Women’s Health Division)
• National Sales Trainer… Indianapolis
• Hospital Sales Representative for Tennessee and Mississippi
• Primary Care Sales Representative for Central Kentucky (CNS, Diabetes, Respiratory, and GI products) United States Marine Corps (1981-1991)
• Commissioned Officer… Military Police

Adjunct Professor (2002-2015)

• LeMoyne Owen College (HBCU), Memphis, TN (2002-2005)
• Centenary College, Hacketstown, NJ (2005-2015)


• B.S. Business Administration at Wilberforce University
• M.B.A. Marketing at National University
• PhD Business Administration at University of Berkley

Career Highlights

• Delivered a combined 123.7% year-end sales result for Division 2016
• Delivered a combined 107.9% sales result for Division 2H 2015
• #1 in the nation for Total Strategic Products Q1 2015
• #1 in the nation for Total Strategic Products Q3 2014
• #1 in the nation in 2 of 3 new product launches 2013 - present
• Successfully completed Norvartis Leadership Development Program for promotion to Regional Sales Director.
• International Managers Award recipient ranking in top 2% globally out of (1700) District Sales Managers.
• President’s Club award winner for sales and named District Manager of the year. (#1 District in the nation)


• Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, Upsilon Chapter, 1984
• Black MBA Association • National Sales Network