Axendia’s Ergonomics Practice is led by Mónica V. Matlis, CPE.
Ms. Matlis has over 25 years of experience providing ergonomics leadership and support worldwide and is a recognized leader within the field of ergonomics.
Ms. Matlis provides strategic advice to companies with the development, implementation and/or improvement of Safety & Ergonomics programs worldwide.
She has chaired several ergonomics networks and won numerous awards, including the most prestigious Ergonomics award in industry – “The ERGO CUP©”.
Mónica made history by winning three consecutive ERGO CUP© awards in a row (2006 though 2008) and several Ergonomics Excellence Awards.
Mónica currenty serves as co-chair of the Prestigious and International ErgoCup© competition and is the chair-elect for the The Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC). The AEC is one of the largest and most impressive ergonomics conferences in North America. Presenters are practitioners sharing real-world experiences and practical solutions to common problems in industry. This conference provides comprehensive and broad-spectrum education for employees at all levels (managers to professionals to line-workers).
Before joining Axendia as Vice President, Ms. Matlis was Worldwide Manager for Ergonomics at Johnson & Johnson. In this capacity, Mónica was responsible for providing leadership in establishing and maintaining the J&J EHS Ergonomics global strategy.
Mónica was instrumental in the development of and is a signatory to the Landmark Ergonomics Partnership between Johnson & Johnson and OSHA in July 2003 , as well as the Ergonomics Partnership with Puerto Rico OSHA and Johnson & Johnson in February 2003.
She served as Johnson & Johnson’s main contact for ergonomics, led multiple global teams and networks, directed the J&J global ergonomics programs related to the primary business units, established consistent use of ergonomics programs and guidelines throughout the world.
Mónica has earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Florida International University and a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
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