Clivetty Martinez, Ph.D., CCEP, CHC, MOT

Director, Compliance & Privacy Services
(717) 556-1090
280 Granite Run Drive,
Lancaster, PA 17601

Clivetty Martinez, Ph.D., CCEP, CHC, MOT, is an internationally recognized, seasoned professional with global compliance and privacy experience in the healthcare, life sciences and consumer products industries. She has designed, built, developed, and led global compliance and privacy programs at several multinational companies across the pharmaceutical, consumer products, medical device, lab services and animal health industries. She has held several positions of increasing responsibilities up to and including Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer in national and global companies including Johnson & Johnson, Myriad Genetics, Akorn Pharmaceuticals, Perrigo, and Wyeth.

As a recognized leader, author, and speaker, Dr. Martinez appears as a featured speaker at major conferences on a regular basis. In addition to being a pioneer in compliance, Dr. Martinez:

  • Founded and was the first President of the Latin American Ethics and Compliance Network
  • Developed and was master of ceremonies of the first ever International Compliance & Ethics Conference in Latin America
  • Developed the first ever Compliance Certification Executive Education program for LATAM officers in partnership with the University of Miami
  • Co-authored the original APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Business Ethics Principles

Dr. Martinez earned her Ph.D. in International Health Studies, master’s degree in occupational therapy, bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in education, and studied two years of pre-law at Cornell University. Additionally, Dr. Martinez has earned numerous certifications in compliance, including Health Care Compliance certification from Seton Hall University, Leadership in Compliance certification from INSEAD University in France, and CCEP certification from the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics. In 2010, noting a lack of Certification programs in Latin America, Dr. Martinez partnered with the University of Miami to develop the first executive education Certification in Compliance for compliance professionals working in Latin America. Dr. Martinez received a certificate of appreciation from the University of Miami School of Business Administration for outstanding performance and lasting contributions in development of their Program. She has been interviewed by Miami Business magazine on her impressive work with the University of Miami. Dr. Martinez currently serves as an adjunct professor in the program and a board member for the Business Ethics program.

Worldwide Branding has added Clivetty Martinez to their distinguished Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. In 2013, she received an award for outstanding leadership from The International Women’s Leadership Association. Named a Top Female Executive by Worldwide Branding, Dr. Martinez is a member of The International Women’s Leadership Association and a Distinguished Delegate honored for continued contribution to the field of International Health. She is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Occupational Therapy Association and the American Business Women Association. In 2022, she was selected as Top 25 Women We Admire in Salt Lake City.

  • Slippery Rock University, Bachelor of Psychology, Minor in Education
  • Duquesne University, Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Trident University, Ph.D. in International Health Studies
  • Cornell University, Pre-Law
  • Seton Hall University, Health Care Compliance
  • INSEAD University, Leadership in Compliance
  • Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, CCEP
  • American College of Health Care Executives
  • American Business Women’s Association
  • International Business Women’s Association
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Hispanic Organization for Leadership Awareness
  • Top 25 Women Leaders we Admire in Utah, 2022
  • Finalist in Excellence in Compliance Award, 2021
  • The International Women’s Leadership Association Award, 2016 and 2013
  • American Business Women Award, 2013
  • Award for Outstanding Performance and Lasting Contributions, University of Miami, 2011
  • Women’s Leadership Award, Johnson & Johnson, 2007
  • Professorial Experience teaching at university level and executive education at several different universities
  • Experience working under a Department of Justice Deferred Prosecution Agreement
  • Global healthcare compliance experience developing programs that are customized to local laws, language and customs
  • Developed and was first President of the Latin American Ethics and Compliance Network, 2010-2014
  • Developed and was Master of Ceremonies, of the first ever International Compliance & Ethics Conference in Latin America. Sao Paulo, Brazil 2013
  • Developed in partnership with the University of Miami, of the first ever Compliance Certification Executive Education program for LATAM officers, 2010
  • APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Business Ethics Principles, was on the original team of writers of this international document.
    https://mcprinciples.apec.org, 2011
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Miami

Compliance Framework experience:

  • Chief Compliance Officer of three different companies, experienced in large, medium, and small, US based and multi-national companies
  • Designed, built, and led Global compliance programs with affiliates in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pac
  • Including developing compliance departments, staffing, policy writing and risk mitigation worldwide

Compliance Risk Mitigation:

  • Developed and rolled out Enterprise-wide Risk Assessments, Gap Prioritization and Risk Mitigation plans world-wide
  • Implemented & led Business Continuity Management Teams for risk mitigation through pandemics, forces of nature and other risks
  • Pre-acquisition, mergers and joint venture due diligence and risk mitigation

Complying with laws, regulations:

  • Developed Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) Company Reports
  • Designed and implemented International Third-Party Intermediary Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Due Diligence Programs for sanction screening
  • Led a multinational company comply with a US F oreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) for three years to achieve compliance status

Development of programs:

  • Developed and executed company programs such as compliance, privacy, records management, women’s leadership, and workplace safety programs
  • Experienced in adult training techniques, remote trainings, electronic learning systems, role-based learning, executive education, and “bootcamp” educational programs
  • Developed and implemented various value transfer programs in US and Latin America for fee for service agreements, speakers, consultants, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), strategic partners in the healthcare industry, and transparency reporting